Destination guide

The friendly area of Dornoch awaits your stay

Enjoy the monuments and other features of Dornoch. Well known for its golfing, bars and restaurants, this welcoming city won't disappoint. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Seasonal weather averages in Dornoch

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 63°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Dornoch

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Dornoch. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dornoch Beach (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • North Sutor Cliffs (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Falls of Shin (15.7 mi / 25.2 km)
  • Moray Firth (21.8 mi / 35.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Dornoch

The nearest airport is in Inverness (INV), located 23.5 mi (37.8 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Dornoch?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 141 vacation rentals near Dornoch. From 95 Houses to 41 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Dornoch for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Dornoch?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Dornoch. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Royal Dornoch Golf Club: 182 vacation rentals
  • Skibo Castle: 194 vacation rentals
  • Dornoch Cathedral: 184 vacation rentals
  • Invergordon Station: 457 vacation rentals
  • Fortrose Cathedral: 469 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Dornoch listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Dornoch?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 95 Houses in Dornoch. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Dornoch include:

  • Cottages: 41 rentals available
  • Cabins: 41 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 41 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Dornoch?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 121 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Dornoch. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.