About Alness | Community spirit
Located on the shores of the historic Cromarty Firth, just 20 miles north of Inverness, Alness is the largest town in the county of Ross-shire. The town has grown significantly over the years and is now a thriving bustling town offering a wide variety of shops, businesses, hotels, a secondary school and a choice of three primary schools offering a good standard of education and a focus on the community.
The picturesque High Street has gained significant ‘Britain in Bloom’ success and won the coveted title of ‘Best High Street In Scotland’ at the Great British High Street Awards in 2018. The town has a tremendous community spirit, which is evident throughout many of the activities which are available in Alness including many clubs and leisure pursuits, a golf course and bowling green, along with many beautiful and historic walks to explore nearby.