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Nigg

Nigg is a somewhat surreal place. It combines beautiful coastal scenery, a lovely sandy beach, an historic churchyard with a Pictish stone inside the church, an RSPB nature reserve, all in sight of a huge oil rig fabrication yard! Despite the sight of oilrigs in the Cromarty firth and the yard itself, the area still has great beauty and charm.

Nigg sits at the southern end of the Fearn Peninsula at the mouth of the Cromarty Firth. There is a walk to the hill above Nigg (North Sutor) from where fine views can be enjoyed.

The Pictish Stone in Nigg Church

The Pictish Stone in Nigg Church

 

 

Nigg Bay RSPB reserve

Nigg Bay RSPB reserve
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