8 days in Brora Itinerary

8 days in Brora Itinerary

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Brora ©
Brora is a village in the east of Sutherland, in the Highland area of Scotland.Origin of the nameThe name Brora is derived from ancient Norse, meaning 'river with a bridge.'HistoryA small industrial village having at one time a coal pit, boat building, salt pans, fish curing, lemonade factory, the new Clynelish Distillery (as well as the old Clynelish distillery which is now called the Brora distillery ), wool mill, bricks and a stone quarry. Popular historic sites such as Castle Varrich and Rosal Clearance Village are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore Strathnaver Museum and Clan Gunn Museum. Explore Brora's surroundings by going to Farr Stone (in Bettyhill), Scourie Bay (in Scourie) and Durness (Balnakeil Bay, Durness Beach, & more). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Achmelvich Beach, steep yourself in history at Dunbeath Preservation Trust, examine the collection at Laidhay Croft Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Tarbat Discovery Centre.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Brora trip tool .

In September, daily temperatures in Brora can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brora

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Side Trips

Durness, Bettyhill, Portmahomack, Dunbeath, Scourie Bay
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Brora Golf Club ©
Brora Golf Club
Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Achmelvich Beach ©
Achmelvich Beach