Links House at Royal Dornoch
“High levels of service and comfort allied with outstanding cuisine” - AA Inspector
- Social distancing and safety measures in place
- Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
- Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
For a previous question 'Are staff trained in Covid Procedures' - we use a Hospitality Online Training company FLOW. All staff have undergone 6 Covid Safety modules in addition to all other relevant H&S Compliance modules, using the Links House FLOW online training portal. In addition we conduct briefings and awareness sessions on maintaining strict adherence to all covid safe measures
Our Inspector's view
This beautifully restored former manse enjoys a stunning setting overlooking the famous Royal Dornoch Golf Course. Bedrooms and bathrooms are stunning and delightful public areas include a wood-panelled library and a drawing room – both have open fires; outside there’s a patio with a fire. The small dining room is the setting for memorable service, whether guests are enjoying an elaborate evening meal or a sumptuous breakfast. Afternoon teas are available by prior booking.
Facilities – at a glance
- Rooms 15
- Bedrooms ground: 4
- Children welcome
- Cots provided
- High chairs
- Children's portions or menu
- Satellite TV
- Lounge with TV
- Open parking
- Accessible bedrooms: 1
- Steps for wheelchair: 1
- Afternoon Tea
- Dinner Served
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About the area
Apart from the Orkneys and the Shetlands, Highland is Scotland’s northernmost county. Probably its most famous feature is the mysterious and evocative Loch Ness, allegedly home to an ancient monster that has embedded itself in the world’s modern mythology, and the region’s tourist industry. Monster or no, Loch Ness is beautiful and it contains more water than all the lakes and reservoirs in England and Wales put together. The loch is 24 miles long, one mile wide and 750 feet deep, making it one of the largest bodies of fresh water in Europe.
At the very tip of the Highlands is John o’ Groats, said to be named after a Dutchman, Jan de Groot, who lived here in the early 16th century and operated a ferry service across the stormy Pentland Firth to Orkney. In fact, the real northernmost point of the British mainland is Dunnet Head, whose great cliffs rise imposingly above the Pentland Firth some two miles further north than John o’ Groats.
The Isle of Skye is the largest and best known of the Inner Hebrides. Its name is Norse, meaning ‘isle of clouds’, and the southwestern part of the island has some of the heaviest rainfall on the whole of the British coast. Despite this, it’s the most visited of all the islands of the Inner Hebrides. It’s dominated from every view by the high peaks of the Cuillins, which were only conquered towards the end of the 19th century.
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