Struan Lodge is 6 miles from the local village, Brora, which has one large supermarket, a chemist, doctors, several other smaller shops selling a variety of hardware and gifts, newsagent, cafes, Chinese takeaway, fuel stations and repair garages and a couple of Hotels. There is also a very good Indian Restaurant.

Brora is situated on the popular and famous ‘North Coast 500’ tourist route. It is also situated on the attractive ‘John o’Groats Trail’ coastal footpath. There is more information about Brora Village on the Brora and District Website

TripAdvisor recommends visiting Loch Brora as one of the main attractions and gives it 5 star rating.

Clynelish Distillery is located nearby with beautiful views of the North Sea and the hills to the north – where the Clynemilton burn runs over seams of gold in the rock. With this water, Clynelish distillery produces a fruity, waxy, slightly smoky single malt.