Fortrose

Fortrose (/fɔːrtˈrz/; Scottish Gaelic: A' Chananaich, Scots: Chainry) is a town and former royal burgh in Highland, Scotland, United Kingdom.[2][3] It is on the Moray Firth, about 6 miles (10 km) north-east of Inverness. The burgh is a popular location for trying to spot bottlenose dolphins (see Chanonry Point) in the Moray Firth. The town is known for its ruined 13th century cathedral, and as the home of the Brahan Seer.

Fortrose

Fortrose Cathedral
Fortrose
Location within the Ross and Cromarty area
Population1,590 (2016)[1]
OS grid referenceNH7256
 Edinburgh118 mi (190 km)
 London449 mi (723 km)
Council area
Lieutenancy area
CountryScotland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townFORTROSE
Postcode districtIV10
Dialling code01381
PoliceScotland
FireScottish
AmbulanceScottish
UK Parliament
Scottish Parliament
List of places
UK
Scotland
57.582°N 4.132°W / 57.582; -4.132

The correct pronunciation of the town's name in accordance with local usage is with the stress on the first syllable.


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