Top things to do in Black Isle

Museum in Cromarty

Hugh Miller’s Cottage & Museum

This thatch-roofed cottage is the birthplace of Hugh Miller (1802–56), a local stonemason and amateur geologist who pioneered the study of fossil fishes in Scotland; he later moved to Edinburgh and became a famous j…
Brewery in Black Isle

Black Isle Brewery

One of Britain's best artisan breweries, Black Isle Brewery has won many awards for its organically produced ales. Enjoy a free tour then try a glass of Yellowhammer, a light, hoppy and refreshing bitter, or the str…
Cafe in Cromarty

Sutor Creek

This excellent little cafe-restaurant serves wood-fired pizzas and fresh local seafood including Shetland scallops, Lewis mussels, and Cromarty langoustines with garlic and lemon butter.
Pub in Fortrose & Rosemarkie


The Anderson hotel serves good pub grub, a range of real ales (including Belgian beers and Somerset cider) and more than 200 single malt whiskies.
Museum in Cromarty

Cromarty Courthouse

This 18th-century courthouse is now a museum chronicling the town’s history using contemporary references. Kids will love the talking mannequins.
Historic Building in Fortrose & Rosemarkie

Fortrose Cathedral

Here you'll find the vaulted crypt of a 13th-century chapter house and sacristy, and the remains of the 14th-century south aisle and chapel.
Museum in Fortrose & Rosemarkie

Groam House Museum

This museum has a superb collection of Pictish stones found in the village, engraved with designs similar to those on Celtic Irish stones.
Cafe in Cromarty

Couper's Creek

This lively cafe serves cake, coffee, ice-cream sundaes and superb, doorstep-size open sandwiches with salad.
Bakery in Cromarty

Cromarty Bakery

Sells delicious filled rolls and savoury pies.