Dornie

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Dornie
Scottish Gaelic: An Dòrnaidh
Dornie is located in Highland
Dornie

 Dornie shown within the Highland council area
Population360 
OS grid referenceNG881261
Council areaHighland
CountryScotland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townDornie
Postcode districtIV40 8
PoliceScottish
FireScottish
AmbulanceScottish
EU ParliamentScotland
UK ParliamentRoss, Skye and Lochaber
Scottish ParliamentSkye, Lochaber and Badenoch
List of places
UK
Scotland
 
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Coordinates: 57°16′35″N 5°30′56″W / 57.27633°N 5.51565°W / 57.27633; -5.51565

Dornie
Scottish Gaelic: An Dòrnaidh
Dornie is located in Highland
Dornie

 Dornie shown within the Highland council area
Population360 
OS grid referenceNG881261
Council areaHighland
CountryScotland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townDornie
Postcode districtIV40 8
PoliceScottish
FireScottish
AmbulanceScottish
EU ParliamentScotland
UK ParliamentRoss, Skye and Lochaber
Scottish ParliamentSkye, Lochaber and Badenoch
List of places
UK
Scotland

Dornie (Scottish Gaelic: An Dòrnaidh ) is a small former fishing village in the Kintail district in western Ross-shire Highlands of Scotland, with a population of 360 (2006 census [1]).

Dornie

It is near the meeting point of Loch Duich, Loch Alsh and Loch Long.

The A87, the main road to Skye, passes just outside the village. Before the construction of the bridge, the main road passed through the centre of the village and crossed Loch Long via a short ferry ride. Amongst bagpipers, the tune Dornie Ferry is well known strathspey.

Eilean Donan is a famous castle on a nearby island.

The village itself runs alongside the water hosting a variety of village homes, one tiny shop, a hotel and two bars.

Dornie is also the main stay of Kinlochshiel Shinty Club.