©

Nigg trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Nigg

Trip Planner Europe  /  UK  /  Scotland  /  Scottish Highlands  /  Nigg
(5/5 based on a few reviews for 1 attraction)
Things to do: historic sites
Nigg is a village and parish in Easter Ross, administered by The Highland Council. It lies on the north shore of the entrance to the Cromarty Firth.Nigg Old ChurchThe present parish church is an 18th-century building on an early Christian site dating back to at least the 8th century. The Nigg Stone, one of the most elaborate stone monuments of early medieval western Europe, is preserved in a room at the west end of the church. This late 8th century Pictish cross-slab formerly stood in the churchyard, but was moved indoors for preservation in recent years.The nearby manse is one of the oldest to survive in Scotland, dating back to the first half of the 17th century. It is now privately owned and no longer used as the parish minister's residence.Nigg Old has its odd and curious features. In the churchyard is the Cholera Stone, dating from the cholera epidemic of 1832. One of the elders, on coming out of the church, saw a cloud of vapour hovering above the ground. He believed it to be a cloud of cholera, threw a blanket or cloth over it and placed this large stone on top to keep it from escaping. And inside the church, according to one tradition, the beadle (church officer) allowed an illicit still to be kept in the space under the pulpit.The former Nigg Ferry Hotel, now a private residence, lies to its south (at ) near the pier which provides access to Cromarty during the summer on the MV Cromarty Queen.Oil Fabrication YardNigg is the site of a crude oil storage and processing depot for oil piped in from the Beatrice oil field in the Moray Firth and of a major multi user energy park including a dry dock operated by Global Energy Group.
Add Nigg and other United Kingdom (UK) destinations to your travel plans using our United Kingdom (UK) tourist route planner.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Nigg

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Nigg

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
CHECK IN - CHECK OUT
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities near Nigg:
Nature, historic sites, museums
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Historic sites, museums, nightlife
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Historic sites
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Historic sites, scenic drive, breweries
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »
Parks, beaches, golf
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to Scottish Highlands

60 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Scotland BY A USER FROM MALTA August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in Scotland BY A USER FROM BELGIUM April, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 9 days in Scotland BY A USER FROM BELGIUM April, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 9 days in Scotland BY A USER FROM BELGIUM April, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Scotland BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Scotland BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM May, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: May, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Scotland BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, teens, culture, popular PREFERENCES: August, teens, culture ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Inverness BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM January, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 12 days in Scotland BY A USER FROM MALTA July, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in Scotland BY A USER FROM MALTA July, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Western Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans

Inspirock Trip Planner in the News