Waterside Nairn

What to do and where to go

Places to Visit

While enjoying a stay in Nairn there are many local attractions to visit, some of which are highlighted below:

Surrounding Towns and Cities

Nairn is located 16 miles to the East of Inverness, commonly referred to as "The Gateway to the Highlands". It is perfectly situated for visiting the following towns, and all within driving distance, and if you do not have access to a vehicle then take advantage of the regular public transport.

Historical Locations

Steeped in history, this part of Scotland has both a fascinating and tormentous past, covering thousands of years. This can be seen in the castles and battlefields that frequent the surrounding landscape. Below is a list of the some of our recommendations.

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Golf Courses

Amongst many things Scotland has given the world is golf. Popular throughout the world, Scottish golf courses have a distinct character that you cannot find anywhere else. Nairn is perfectly suited to those who enjoy the sport with 2 top class professional courses within walking distance of the house, and with another 40 within driving distance. Listed below are those local to Nairn.

The Beauty of Nature

This area of Scotland is renowned for it's natural beauty whether it is the miles of unspoilt, blue flag awarded, silver sand beaches, or some of the highest mountains in Britain. There are also world renowned fishing rivers, the famous Moray Firth dolphins and who could forget the mystery of the deep in Loch Ness. Will you see Nessie? If you do, let us know...

Fun For All Ages

For the kids in all of us why not try some adventure? In Nairn you are just a short distance from some great experiences like these...

Quintessentially Scottish

Scotland is famous for many great things, but few are as prominent than Highland Games, local farmer's shows and whisky. If you truly want a flavour of Scotland then these are a must.

Wining and Dining

Nairn has numerous high quality restaurants and bars, most within walking distance of Waterside. The following are just a few that we would recommend.

And if you would prefer to put your feet up at home and enjoy some classic Scottish Fish and Chips then you'll be glad to hear there is one on your doorstep.

  • Andy's Fish and Chip Shop
    30 Harbour Street, Nairn, IV12 4NU 01667 455759
Health and Fitness

We all like to relax and put our feet up when on holiday, however for the sports fans out there Nairn offers both a modern swimming pool (and complex) as well as a gym.

Don't forget Nairn has a multitude of walks of varying difficulties, numerous cycle paths and miles of sandy beach if you prefer your exercise in the great outdoors.

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Websites and Transport Links

Useful Websites
Transport Information

If you are a local company and have a product or service that you feel Waterside visitors could benefit from, please contact us in regard to getting you added to the above list.

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