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Award winning luxury accommodation & fine dining with the charm, grace and elegance of the world's finest small hotels, adjacent to the 1st tee at Royal Dornoch Golf Club

#1 Golf Hotel in the Highlands - The Scottish Hotel Awards 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018

#1 Luxury Hotel in the Highlands - The Scottish Hotel Awards 2015, 2016 & 2017

Golf Digest 18 Coolest Places to Stay - 2017

TripAdvisor 2015 #7 Luxury Hotel in United Kingdom

North Highlands Scottish Wildlife

The North Highlands is a haven for birds, animals and plants. Marine life is in abundance with regular dolphin and whale sightings. There are a number of tours and experiences which Links House recommends that let you get closer to nature…

Recommended Highland Wildlife Trips and Highland Experience Tours

Caithness Seacoast

 The Geo Explorer whisks you away to a previously unseen world of nature and wonder. Explore caves and natural arches and see bird and marine life up close. View the magnificent cliff top castles ruins and learn their dark history. Visit the amazing Whaligoe steps and other deserted harbours. www.caithness-seacoast.co.uk

RSPB Scotland Peatland Visitor Centre

 A threatened landscape, peatlands have vanished across much of Scotland, but the RSPB is helping to preserve this vital area of internationally important habitat. Summer is the time to come, when golden plovers, hen harriers and greenshanks breed. The visitor centre also has games and activities for children. www.rspb.org.uk/reserves/guide/f/forsinard/

Scourie Wildlife Cruises

Be amazed by the spectacle of over 200,000 seabirds on the towering cliffs of Handa Island, or visit a colony of grey seals among the Badcall Islands in Eddrachilles Bay. Take in the breathtaking unspoilt coastal scenery of this area, where dolphins, whales and basking sharks are also occasionally encountered. www.scouriewildlifecruises.co.uk

NorWest Sea Kayaking

 Explore the beautiful west coast from a different viewpoint. Travel silently by sea kayak and immerse yourself in wilderness; discovering deserted islands, wild coastlines, natural rock arches and white sand beaches. Paddle alongside otters, seals, puffins and a whole host of other wildlife. www.norwestseakayaking.com

North Highlands Wildlife Tours

Fantastic wildlife is right here in Scotland and this company lets you enjoy the best it has to offer, right in the heart of the Highlands. www.northhighlandtours.co.uk   Falls Of Shin The River Shin is known for its famous waterfalls where salmon leap on their migratory route to the spawning beds further upstream. It’s also known as an excellent river for fishing. Using the Falls of Shin Visitor Centre as a base, you can enjoy a number of tranquil woodland walks suitable for all ages and abilities. www.fallsofshin.co.uk

Assynt Visitor Centre

The acclaimed Assynt Visitor Centre in the fishing port of Lochinver serves as a combination of tourist information and base for the Highland Council Ranger service as well as a visitor resource base. It has exhibitions on the geology and wildlife of the area, as well as a bookshop and museum of social history. www.assynt.info

Puffin Express aka NorWest Tours

 Puffin Express offer small-group marine wildlife tours out of Inverness, capital of the Highlands. www.puffinexpress.co.uk

Invergordon Shore Excursions and Private Tours

 The signature tour is to visit The Royal Burgh and Cathedral of Dornoch, Loch Fleet, Dunrobin Castle, The Gardens and the Falconry Display lunch at The Falls of Shin, and complete your day at The Dalmore distillery. www.shoreexcursions.co.uk

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