Invergordon is located on the Cromarty Firth north-shore and boasts stunning views towards the western Beins and Black Isle.
The shoreline road (B817) to Invergordon forms part of the historic Pictish Trail and the Ross and Cromarty Naval Trail both of which are a welcoming and less travelled detour off the A9 trunk road and Moray Firth Tourist Route.
Invergordon is a town with a tremendous history stretching back through two World Wars and is now a centre for oil-rig & wind turbine refurbishment and maintenance. It is also a major port of call for cruise liners bringing in excess of 70,000 passengers to the area. If you are looking to combine leisure activities with retail therapy then visit Invergordon Leisure Centre which has a fabulous swimming pool and fitness room facilities.
Invergordon Golf Club overlooks the Cromarty Firth and has stunning views towards Fyrish Monument, Ben Wyvis and Wester Ross. A few miles out of town you will find Invergordon Sailing Club and one of the enthralling Pictish Stones which form the historic Pictish Trail. Next to the railway station, at the end of the High Street is Invergordon Bowling Club where visitors are always welcomed. At the opposite end of the High Street is Invergordon Naval & Heritage museum with exhibits and archives relating to local history and the Invergordon Naval Mutiny!
Be sure not to miss the imposing spire of the Church of Scotland which dominates the skyline, Catholic and Episcopal churches & the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are all located along the High Street. The Polish and Royal British Legion War Memorials provide a lasting memory of the importance Invergordon towns-folk played during past years of conflict.
Invergordon has several interesting walks which incorporate many colourful murals painted onto local buildings, depicting the history of the town. Longer scenic walks are possible along both the east shore towards Saltburn beach & woodland and westwards towards Linear Park with views of imposing oil rigs berthed in the Cromarty Firth, Donkey Bridge, Old Rosskeen Church cemetary and the Dalmore Distillery.