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Dingwall is a town in Ross-shire in the Scottish Highlands.

Dingwall, evening mist

Get in[edit]

Dingwall can be reached by road via the A9. It lies approximately 15 miles north-west of Inverness and is well sign-posted.

Get around[edit]


  • 1 Hector MacDonald Memorial Tower, Mitchell Hill Cemetery. Monument to the 19th-century major general, known as 'Fighting Mac'. He was born a few miles from Dingwall, and fought in the Boer War, Afghan War and Sudan Campaign.
  • 2 Dingwal Museum, Town House, High Street, IV15 9RY, +44 1349 865366, e-mail: . Mid May to September 10:00-16:30. Local artefacts and exhibitions. Free.


  • 1 Tollie Red Kites (RSPB), Brahan, by Maryburgh (Off the A835 after the Maryburgh Roundabout. About 7km from Dingwall.), +44 1463 715000, e-mail: . 9AM-5PM. Visitor centre to watch for red kites, who are fed every day. A variety of other birds can also be spotted. Free.






Go next[edit]

Routes through Dingwall
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