Inver, Highland

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Inver
Inver is located in Highland
Inver
Inver
Inver shown within the Highland council area
OS grid reference NH854833
Council area
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Tain
Postcode district IV19 1
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
List of places
UK
Scotland
57°49′12″N 3°55′00″W / 57.820°N 3.9167°W / 57.820; -3.9167Coordinates: 57°49′12″N 3°55′00″W / 57.820°N 3.9167°W / 57.820; -3.9167

Inver is a small village located on the south east shore of the Inver Bay at the point where the bay opens out into the Dornoch Firth and is in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands and is in the Scottish council area of Highland. It comprises approximately 300 houses, a primary school, village hall and a pub. There are no shops.

Most of the buildings are at least 100 years old, mostly single-storey cottages (although highly modernised) originally built for a fishing community, with newer buildings outside the original streets.

Fishing as a traditional activity continues, although not on a large scale commercial basis. Local catches commonly include mackerel, ling, coley, crab and lobster.

Morrich More, the spit of the land to the North-West of Inver, is a military aerial range, with the village being included in the range airspace.