Get to Know Nairn


When visiting Nairn, it is well worth taking the opportunity to explore as much as possible.
You’ll discover wide open spaces, narrow lanes, and alleyways, harbourside cafes, forest trails, shifting sand dunes, cute craft shops, and grand Victorian architecture, all within easy walking distance.

Further afield, you’ll find that Nairn is very close to some of Scotland’s most fascinating historic sites. Make sure you take the opportunity to explore near and far to discover Scotland’s Highland Playground at it’s best.

Promenade and Beaches

Stretching from Nairn Harbour to The Nairn Golf Club and West End, Nairn’s Promenade offers a flat, pram, and wheelchair-friendly walk between East and Central Beaches. with beautiful Moray Firth views.


Discover quiet wooded walks and adventure for active kids in Nairn’s beautiful green spaces.


A stroll around the alleys and lanes of Fishertown will give you an insight into life during the herring boom of the early 19th century. Look out for the Heritage Trail plaques that explain the story of Fishertown, it’s people and historic buildings.

High Street

Nairn’s High Street connects historic Fishertown to the stately Victorian villas of the West End. Nairn’s main shopping street has a wide range of independent shops to browse, as well as cafes and restaurants.


You’ll find here some handy maps to download and help you explore in and around Nairn.


Discover Loch Ness, Culloden, Fort Augustus and more as you explore the Highlands from your ideal holiday base in Nairn.


Whisky enthusiasts will find Nairn a perfect base for a tour of Speyside. Discover more about Scotland’s distilleries, some only minutes from Nairn.