What makes Dornoch special

Known worldwide for its championship golf course, Royal Dornoch has so much more to make your visit unique and memorable.

With an award-winning beach – made more accessible by Dornoch Beach Wheelchairs – wonderful wildlife, great walks and stunning scenery, it is an ideal place to escape to. Dornoch is an historic Royal Burgh with a 13th century Cathedral, Castle, Jail & Courthouse in golden sandstone, all nestled round the green and Square where summer markets are held and the pipe band plays on Saturday evenings. Explore the past by visiting the 5-star Historylinks Museum and following the heritage trail. Plus, great local food and drink sourced locally and providing everything from baking, pub food to fine dining, and browse over 20 independent shops including local arts & crafts.

Sustainable Shopping Suggestions

Sustainable Food Suggestions

Sustainable Activities and Accommodation

Ten things to Do

Click on the icons below to help you find useful information when you come to visit Dornoch

    • Dornoch South car & coach park – seasonal pay & display. Day time only parking for Motorhomes, no caravans
    • Meadows Park Car Park – Day time only parking for Motorhomes, no caravans
    • Dornoch Beach Car Park (invitation to pay – no motorhomes or caravans)
    • Dornoch Beach Overflow car. Day time only parking for Motorhomes, no caravans
  • Dornoch Beach Public Toilets (1 April – 31 October)
  • Dornoch Toilets, Shore Road (all year)
Motorhome Camping

Motorhome Camping: Dornoch encourages overnight camping in one the local caravan sites that provide all the facilities needed.

Waste disposal is available at Dornoch Caravan Park for non-residents for a small fee.

Electric Charging Points
  • Meadows Park Car Park (1 x50kW, 1 x 22kW)
  • Dornoch South (4 x 7kW)
  • Royal Golf Hotel – (1 x Tesla 11kW) 
  • Dornoch Castle Hotel (1 x 7kW)
  • Royal Dornoch Golf Club (1 x 7kW)
  • Dornoch Caravan Park (2 x 7kW)
  • Balloan Steading (1 x Tesla 7kW)

Active Travel in Dornoch

Dornoch Active Travel Bike Hire

Cycle Routes