Cromarty is a vibrant community and although the population stands at only about 750, the town offers many social and cultural opportunities.
Cromarty Medieval Burgh is an archaeological dig at the edge of Cromarty which is a community project running all summer, which anyone can volunteer for.
Cromarty Arts Trust runs the beautifully restored Old Stables where art exhibitions, live music, theatrical productions, films and Ceilidh are held. The Old Stables has a lovely cobbled courtyard and the ground floor is let out to local artists.
Sutor Creek is a lovely family restaurant run by Graeme and Phoebe. The restaurant has a real stone oven for making pizzas to eat in or carry out, but the restaurant also serves a daily menu of delicious carefully prepared food which is locally sourced. This summer Graeme and Phoebe also opened Couper's Creek, a cafe on Church Street with Black Isle ice cream for sale in a delicious range of flavours.
Cromarty has several popular annual events, which are not to be missed. There is a summer Gala Day, Cromarty Splash and Dash on New Year's Day.
The Cromarty Film Festival held in early December.
The Cromarty Youth Opera each August.
Ian Rankin also runs an annual Crime Writer's weekend.
Cromarty Bakery is famed in Highland for its bread, pies, cakes and biscuits.
The Pantry tea room is also very popular for its home baking.
The Emporium is a gift and book shop which serves coffee and tea.
Cromarty now has The Cheese House with a wonderful range of cheeses many direct from Holland.
For bookings, availability and enquiries email Gillian