The image top is of Nairn Train
Station, opened in 1855, on the line
connecting Inverness and Aberdeen. It is about
1 mile from the Train Station down past the War
Memorial and High Street to the Beaches.
The second image is of Nairn War Memorial
and St Ninian's Church. The Memorial was built
in 1922, now with names from the Two World
St Ninian's Church was completed in
In front of St Ninian's Church is the
Jubilee Fountain, erected in 1897.
Nairn High Street runs from the Fountain
east, with the most notable building being the
1818. The Image here shows the Tower being
renovated in 2019. There was a much older
Tolbooth on this site before the
To the north of the High Street is King
Street, where you can find the Nairn Museum, in Viewfield
House, giving information on the Town and
surrounding area over the centuries. The House
was built for Colonel Ludovic Grant in
Next to the Museum is Nairn Bowling Club,
Rugby Training Park, and the Nairn Community
& Arts Centre for Films,
Shows, Arts and Crafts.
A short walk north of King Street is the
vast Beach Area with a Bandstand, Outdoor Pool,
Kids Play, Cafes, Bar Diner, and Leisure Centre
with an Indoor Pool.
The Harbour area at the Beaches has a statue
of the Nairn Fishwife, erected in 2007 to
commemorate the Women of Nairn that worked in
the Herring Industry, gutting and packing the
Herring into barrels, a huge business in the
1800s and early 1900s.
Adventures runs Boat Trips from Nairn
Harbour to the Moray Firth to view Wildlife
such as Seals, Porpoise, and Dolphins.
By the Harbour is Nairn Lochloy
Holiday Park, with a Diner, Entertainment, and
spaces for Touring and Camping.
On the east side of the Harbour, next to the
Holiday park, is Nairn East Beach, probably one
of the top Beaches in Scotland.
Nairn Dunbar Golf Club
is by the East Beach, founded in 1899, with the
course built on land gifted by Sir Alexander
Nairn Golf Club
is on the north side of the Town, founded in
1887, now a top Links Course.
The most prominent Clans in this area were:
Brodie, Calder, Campbell, Dunbar, Gordon,
Macintosh, Rose, Comyn, and Rait. Scottish
Clans were famous for fighting each other,
normally their closest neighbour's, why the
head of a Clan lived in a Castle. Marriage was
often used to end centuries of murders between