British Beaches

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Cromarty Beach

Cromarty, Highland

Cromarty has a harbour, a lighthouse and extensive sandy beaches, and is situated at the mouth of the Firth of Cromarty.

Beach Type



There is a harbour
A ferry service to Nigg Ferry
Cafes and restaurants


Boat trips

Nature and Wildlife

There is a path heading out to the Suitors of Cromarty rocks and viewpoint.

Water Quality

Not Tested



Tourist Information

Castle Wynd Inverness IV2 3BJ Tel: 01845 22 55 121 Email: Web:


Nearest town: Cromarty
County: Highland
Latitude/Longitude: 57.6765, -4.04594
Postcode: IV11 8YB
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around , Highland at Explore Britain.


From Inverness. take the A9 north over the water. After the bridge. turn right following signs to Fortrose. Continue through Fortrose along the A832 right to the end.

Public Transport

Scotbus's bus service number 29 runs between Inverness and Cromarty call traveline 0870 6082608 for details.

Nearest Railway Stations

Invergordon (Approx. 5 miles away)
Fearn (Approx. 7 miles away)
Alness (Approx. 8 miles away)
Tain (Approx. 9 miles away)
Nairn (Approx. 9 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


Parking available in town.

Nearby Car Parks

Causeway, Cromarty (Unknown stay).
About 0.8 miles away
Learnie Red Rock, Rosemarkie (Unknown stay).
About 4.5 miles away
Outram Street, Invergordon (Unknown stay).
About 4.6 miles away
King Street, Invergordon (Unknown stay).
About 4.6 miles away
Castle Road, Invergordon (Unknown stay).
About 4.6 miles away
Clyde Street, Invergordon (Unknown stay).
About 4.6 miles away
Invergordon Station, Invergordon (Unknown stay).
About 4.9 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Cromarty