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Cromarty - Places to Go

Hugh Miller's Birthplace Cottage and Museum (NTS)
Now closed for winter 2016. Open 15 April–30 September 2017, daily 12–5pm, last entry 4.30pm. October Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
Standard NTS charges
Church Street
Cromarty  IV11 8XA
Telephone: 01381 600245
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What you can see:

  • An elegant three-storey Georgian villa housing six rooms of exhibits covering Hugh Miller's life and work
  • The thatched 18th century cottage next door where he was born
  • Miller's Yard: Garden of Wonders and Lydia Garden

Cromarty Courthouse Museum
Now closed for winter
Church Street
Cromarty  IV11 8XA
telephone: 01381 600418
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What you can do:

  • See a trial from the 1770s in the original courtroom
  • Understand the real history of the North of Scotland and the lives of its people
  • Use the museum's extensive records to make your own discoveries in Highland history
  • Hold your civil wedding ceremony in the Courthouse

There is also a small museum shop with local and Scottish items for sale. There will also be four photographic exhibitions over the summer season in the Back Room (named for the Captain of the sunken ship HMS Natal).

Cromarty East Church (Scottish Redundant Churches Trust)
The East Church is open daily from approximately 9.00am to 5.00pm.
Entry is free.

Church Street, Cromarty  IV11 8XA

What you can see:

  • A nationally historic building in terms of its architectural and ecclesiastical heritage
  • A memorial plaque to the eccentric Sir Thomas Urquhart of Cromarty
  • 18th century box pews and lofts, rare furniture and 'movables'
  • Surrounding graveyard including a number of memorials carved by Hugh Miller
     

Photo: 'Hugh Miller Cottage' by Calum Davidson