The shoreline is just yards away and the views are further enriched by the local population of seals and numerous seabirds that frequent these shores. There is a major seal colony here and new pups can be seen during the summer months. Brora village has a timeless quality that visitors find hard to resist. The small shops, cafes and restaurants are within easy walking distance and there is a wide range of activities to choose from and places to visit. Locally there is the 18 hole (James Braid designed) traditional links golf course, tennis court, fishing (sea, loch and river), mountain biking, sailing, canoeing, bird-watching, seal-spotting, hill-walking, scenic coastal and inland walks, safe sandy beaches, and even a local distillery open to the public. Brora is also ideally located for exploring the whole of the stunning county of Sutherland and beyond. Visit Dunrobin Castle, with its gardens modelled on Versailles. Encounter salmon leaping up the Falls of Shin. Experience gold panning at Helmsdale, the site of a 19th century gold rush and explore the wild beauty of this totally unspoilt region of Highland Scotland.