Fearn (Manachainn Rois) Railway Station


Gateway to the Tarbat Peninsula and the Ross-Shire Pictish Trail, Fearn is home to Fearn Abbey, one of Scotland’s oldest pre-Reformation church buildings.  Also home to ANTA, one of Scotland’s most successful homeware production companies.  There is also the harbour and Pictish Discovery Centre at Portmahomack; Scotland’s second-highest lighthouse at Tarbat Ness; the ‘Mermaid of The North’ statue at Balintore; Pictish carvings at Hilton; and the world’s smallest car ferry at Nigg. 

Passenger Information 

Details can be found on Scotrail’s website

Transport and walking routes in the local area 

Hike/Bike to Tain via the nature reserve at Loch Eye and Bogbain Woods. 

Hike along mostly coastal trails to the Tarbat Lighthouse via Loch Eye, Inver and Portmahomack or via Balintore and Rockfield. 

Bike along quiet minor B roads to Tarbat Ness, the Seaboard villages and the Cromarty Ferry at Nigg.  

What to see and do 

  • Antiques at the Old Fearn Hotel 
  • Fearn Abbey
  • ANTA factory tour, shop and tea room 
  • Tarbat Discovery Centre at Portmahomack 
  • Tarbat Ness lighthouse 
  • Mermaid at Balintore 
  • Cromarty Ferry 
  • Pictish Cross-Slabs at Nigg Church and Hilton of Cadboll.


All Abroad!
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Tain (Baile Dhubhthaich) Railway Station


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