Muir of Ord
|Muir of Ord|
|Scottish Gaelic: Am Blàr Dubh|
Muir of Ord shown within the Highland council area
|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Post town||Muir of Ord|
|UK Parliament||Ross, Skye and Lochaber|
|Scottish Parliament||Ross, Skye and Inverness West|
Muir of Ord (Scottish Gaelic: Am Blàr Dubh) is a village in Highland, Scotland. It is situated near the western boundary of the Black Isle, about 20 km west of the city of Inverness, and 10 km south of Dingwall. It has a population of 3,026.
The Black Isle Show, one of the largest agricultural shows in Scotland, is held every August in a showground near Muir of Ord. The showground is a popular exhibition site thanks to the surrounding flower fields.
The village is served by Muir of Ord railway station, opened in 1869.
The Muir of Ord community website is at http://www.muiroford.org.uk/