Glebe End B&B Accommodation and Self Catering
Nairn - Highlands of Scotland
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Centrally located in Nairn, Glebe End has views over the links to the Moray Firth.

We are situated on the corner of Marine Road and Glebe Road, near to the sea, leisure park and swimming pool.

The house is equidistant from Nairn's two championship golf courses, and is within easy walking distance of restaurants and the town centre.

Click here for Google street map of our location (directions are given below).

Nairn is only 8 miles from Inverness Airport which is served daily by various airlines.

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Image reproduced with kind permission of Ordnance Survey and Ordnance Survey of Northern Ireland.

Nairn is an ideal hub for day trips to visit castles, historic buildings and whisky distilleries,
not to mention exploring the spectacular scenery of the Highlands and Loch Ness.
VisitNairn provides useful information about the town and area.
Brodie Castle
Brodie Castle
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Colin Palmer prints and posters
Ballindalloch Castle
Ballindalloch Castle
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Cawdor Castle
Cawdor Castle
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The Internet Guide to Scotland

Castles to visit:

  • Brodie Castle owned by the National Trust
  • Ballindalloch towards Grantown-on-Spey
  • Cawdor Castle, gardens and golf course
  • Duffus Castle - a major ruin near Elgin
  • Urquhart Castle on Loch Ness
  • Dunrobin Castle at Golspie

Other nearby historic sites include:

  • Culloden Battlefield - with the story of Bonnie Prince Charlie
  • Fort George - army museum with spectacular views of the Moray Firth
  • Elgin Cathedral - second largest in Scotland
  • Sueno's Stone - a 9th century Pictish stone in Forres
Elgin Cathedral
Elgin Cathedral image copyright Colin Palmer stock photo library
(prints and posters available for purchase)

Speyside Whisky Trail:
Tours and tasting at distilleries to visit such as Dallas Dhu, Cardhu, Glen Grant, Glenfarcas, Glenfiddich, Benromach and many other distilleries are within easy reach.

Events:
Throughout the year Nairn hosts various events including a Jazz festival, Highland Games, Tennis Tournament, and Agricultural Show. Fairly close to hand, performances take place at Eden Court Theatre (Inverness) and historic re-enactments at Culloden and Fort George.

For those who donít mind an early start, day trips to Orkney and Isle of Skye are also possible

Outdoors:
There are plenty of opportunities for walking, cycling, watersports, golf, fishing, bird watching, etc. in this area. Things to do and places to visit include:

  • Dolphin boat trips from Nairn, Inverness and Cromarty
  • Moray Firth Wildlife Centre at Spey Bay
  • Findhorn Nature Reserve and beaches
  • Culbin Forest and sands
  • 'Monarch of the Glen' country
  • Strathspey Steam Railway
  • Aviemore and the Cairngorm mountains and the funicular mountain railway

Further afield:
Day trips are also possible to the west coast and Skye, the Banffshire coastal villages, to Royal Deeside and Aberdeen, or north to John o'Groats and the Orkney islands.

All in all, visitors are not likely to run out of things to do when basing their holiday in Nairn.

Inverness

DIRECTIONS TO GLEBE END

By road from Inverness Airport (approx. 8 miles)
On leaving the airport follow the new road up to the A96 Inverness Aberdeen road. Turn left at roundabout in direction of Aberdeen and Nairn. When you reach Nairn pass through two sets of traffic lights then at mini-roundabout turn left into Marine Road heading towards the swimming pool. Glebe Road is the third turning on the left and Glebe End is the house on the corner as you turn into Glebe Road.

From Nairn Bus Station
On leaving the bus station turn left and immediately left again into Viewfield Park. The Police Station shall now be on the right. On reaching the museum take the right hand fork of the tarred path which shall lead directly to Glebe Road. Turn left and Glebe End is the last house on the right.

From Nairn Railway Station (less than 2 miles)
On leaving the station bear left towards Nairn town centre, turn left into Leopold Street and proceed until the 1st set of traffic lights. Turn right and you will now have the Bus Station on your left. (If you are on foot, proceed as per the directions from the Bus Station.) If in a vehicle, pass through next set of traffic lights and then at mini-roundabout turn left into Marine Road heading towards the swimming pool. Glebe Road is the third turning on the left and Glebe End is the house on the corner as you turn into Glebe Road.

Angela and George Mackay - 1 Glebe Road - Nairn IV12 4ED - Scotland
Tel: 01667 451659 / Mobile: 07762 949322
Email: glebeend@aol.com

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