Allanfearn

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Allanfearn
Brecknish from Allanfearn - geograph.org.uk - 1092295.jpg
Brecknish from Allanfearn Reflections in the Beauly Firth on Christmas morning. The picturesque siting of the houses conceals a sand and gravel pit on Alturlie Point beyond them.
Allanfearn is located in Inverness area
Allanfearn
Allanfearn
Location within the Inverness area
OS grid referenceNH716474
Council area
CountryScotland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode districtIV2 7
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57°29′56″N 4°08′35″W / 57.49883°N 4.14307°W / 57.49883; -4.14307Coordinates: 57°29′56″N 4°08′35″W / 57.49883°N 4.14307°W / 57.49883; -4.14307

Allanfearn[pronunciation?][1] is a small settlement, it lies 4 miles (6.4 km) east of Inverness, Inverness-shire, Scotland, within the Scottish council area of Highland.[2]

Agriculture and tourism[edit]

The village is located beside the Moray Firth with most of the fields now being used for hay making or grazing for cattle. The hamlet of Alturlie Point was once a fishing village with nine cottages which would have been the former homes of the salmon fishermen.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Microsoft; Nokia (27 February 2017). "Allanfearn" (Map). Bing Maps. Microsoft. Retrieved 27 February 2017.
  2. ^ M., Munro, David (2006). Scotland : an encyclopedia of places & landscapes. Gittings, B. M. (Bruce M.), Royal Scottish Geographical Society. Glasgow: Collins. p. 19. ISBN 9780004724669. OCLC 225152110.