Built around an 18th
century bridge, the community of Dulnain Bridge is located in the heart of Strathspey in the Highlands of Scotland. This community of about 500 people is north of the bridge. It sits at the junction of two routes off the main A9 road to Inverness, so you won't have any difficulty driving here when you choose this as your vacation destination.
The area of Dulnain Bridge has many exciting opportunities for visitors to enjoy. If you are interested in visiting castles, then you have certainly come to the right place. Conveniently located near four castles, you can spend your time browsing through the rooms and delightful flower gardens. Take Aberdeenshire's Castle Trail to visit the ruins of the medieval Urquhart Castle, the rock garden of Ballindalloch Castle, Cawdor Castle, with its superb gardens and river walk and Brodie Castle.
There are also many monuments in the area of Dulnain Bridge for the history buff on vacation. See Sueno's Stone, a huge Pictish stone and the Stone Age burial mounds with cup marked stones at the Clava Cairns.
If you like walking, there is a wealth of opportunities for you to enjoy in Dulnain Bridge. Its proximity to the Caledonian Forest gives you the chance to walk the nature trails through the forest to see the ancient trees and the numerous species of wildlife in their natural habitats. There are also many rare plants here that will attract your attention. You should make sure you have plenty of film or a large memory card because you will be snapping a lot of pictures as you stroll along. Walk the paths of the Curr Wood where you can experience the tranquility of nature.
Golf is not forgotten in this part of the Scottish Highlands. You can actually take a golfing holiday with Dulnain Bridge as your base of operations. There are 8 golf courses within driving distance of the community, which will give you an excellent chance to see the spectacular scenery of this area of Scotland. You will also be able to play golf in the footsteps of the great players that have gone before you.
Whether you prefer a guesthouse, a hotel or a selfcatering cottage, Dulnain Bridge and the surrounding towns can provide what you need in accommodations. Whether you plan your visit for winter or summer, there will always be lots to see and so.
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