Blarmhor Bed & Breakfast
Blar Mhor is a friendly guest house offering comfortable surroundings where you can relax and enjoy the scenic views overlooking the local golf course, beach and Dornoch Firth.
Blar Mhor is on the main approach into Golspie from the south, and is only a short walking distance from the railway station, bus stop and local services. Blar Mhor is a large and impressive building, full of character, tastefully decorated to satisfy the expectations of the most discerning guests.
You can enjoy a healthy continental breakfast or choose a hearty traditional Scottish breakfast, either way you will be setup for the day to explore the beautiful scenery around this hidden highland gem.
Golspie is a small village with a farming and fishing history. As well as all necessary local shops and services, you can visit the local heritage centre, indoor swimming pool, kart racing track, golf course, mountain bike trail, the famous Dunrobin Castle, museum and gardens, falconry display, and of course there are many stunning nature walks to suit all ages and abilities.
The village sits at the foot of Ben Bhraggie, and on the top of the Ben stands the monument to the 1st Duke of Sutherland. The statue dominates the skyline and can be seen from many miles away. From the top of Ben Bhraggie you will find breath-taking views looking out over the Dornoch Firth, north as far as Caithness, and south as far as Ross-shire on a clear day. For your convenience, there is now powerful binoculars mounted on a plinth beside the monument, which you can use to enhance your viewing (at no cost).
Blar Mhor is a convenient location from which to explore the unspoiled beauty of the North Highlands. As Golspie is only around one hours drive from John O' Groats, The Orkney Ferry, Durness, Ullapool, Wick and Inverness, it is ideal for leisurely day-trips and could save time searching for other accommodation during your visit.
The Ben Bhraggie Mountain Bike trail is the longest down-hill trail in Britain, and has had rave reviews in biker magazines.
Your host, Irene Jack can suggest 'things to do' around the area, and keep you informed of events happening such as where to find Highland Games, Galas, Pipe Band parades.
There are a number of good fishing lochs within easy reach of Golspie, and of course a choice of golf courses. There's the local 18 hole course minutes from Blar Mhor, or you could opt for the famous Royal Dornoch Golf Course, which is about 10-15 minutes away. There are 18 hole golf course in Brora (5 miles north), and Tain (15 miles south). There are also 9 hole courses in Bonar Bridge (22mls), and Helmsdale (16miles north).
Golspie is one of several small villages dotted along the east coast of Sutherland. Numerous visitor centres include Timespan Heritage Centre in Helmsdale, and the Falls of Shin Centre where you can see the salmon leap up the waterfall. Falls of Shin is owned by Al Fayed, and so you can even buy goods from the shop and restaurant which stocks the only other Harrod's of London goods in the world!
Whatever your preference is, there's bound to be something to capture your interest around Golspie, and from Blar Mhor's comfortable base, you can look forward to an enjoyable visit to the Scottish Highlands.
||Blarmhor, Drummuie Road,Golspie, Sutherland, Scotland
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This page was last updated: 18 August 2011