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Dingwall, Scotland, United Kingdom
17 Jul — 18 Jul2
Dingwall, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Cheapest month:October
Most expensive month:August
Average price in Dingwall:₹ 11,457/night
Cheapest price found:₹ 3,006/night
Cheapest day:Wednesday
Most expensive day:Thursday
₹ 3,589 - ₹ 26,395
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
₹ 7,309 - ₹ 17,810
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

About Dingwall

Visit Dingwall and walk in the footsteps of Macbeth. The market town is famous as the birthplace of the legendary King of Scots. Beyond history, Dingwall is a gateway to the Scottish Highlands. Use the town as a base to hike, cycle and castle-hop in the mountainous region.

Things to do in Dingwall

Handsome historic buildings line the Dingwall High Street. Browse independent shops and brush up on local history at the Dingwall Museum. It’s housed in the historic tollbooth and features exhibits on the history of Dingwall and the Scottish Highlands. Learn about the legacy of Highland legends like Macbeth, peer into a recreated blacksmith workshop and see an ancient stone cross carved in the 1st millennium.

Crumbling walls, as well as a stone folly and dovecote, are all that remains of Dingwall Castle. The ruins are in the heart of Dingwall and recall the town’s past as a stronghold for Norse settlers. History buffs arrive to explore the castle’s connection to Macbeth, King of Scots.

Dingwall puts you at the doorstep of the Scottish Highlands. Hike a section of the scenic Great Glen Way and visit Urquhart Castle on the banks of Loch Ness. Keep an eye out for the elusive Loch Ness Monster as you explore the centuries-old castle.

From specialty cafes to cosy pubs, you’ll find dining options for every occasion in Dingwall. The town is a great place to try hearty dishes from the Scottish Highlands, like double-crusted pies filled with minced mutton and haggis served with parsnips and potatoes. Save room for cranachan, a classic Scottish dessert made with raspberries, oats, whipped cream and whiskey.

Getting around Dingwall

Dingwall is compact and easy to get around on foot. The town is in the Scottish Highlands, 30 minutes from Inverness by car or train and 2.5 hours from Aberdeen. Rental cars offer the freedom to visit Dingwall and explore the Scottish Highlands at your own pace. Aberdeen International Airport is a 2.5-hour drive away.

Facts about staying in Dingwall

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  • What are the best hotels in Dingwall?

    Dingwall is home to many highly-rated hotels, one of which is The National Hotel, which has a current rating of 7.1. For other potential stays, consider Tulloch Castle Hotel and Novar Arms Hotel, which can also be great places to stay in Dingwall.

  • What are some other cities to stay in when visiting Scotland?

    In addition to Dingwall, travellers opt to visit Edinburgh when visiting Scotland. Glasgow is also a popular choice to visit.

  • How many hotels are there in Dingwall?

    In total, there are 86 hotels to choose from in Dingwall, compared to 31,283 properties in Scotland.

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