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New Year Celebrations 2018-19


The Whole Hog - Monday 31st December

4:00 to 6:00 pm A moment’s calm in the Cathedral  Experience the Labyrinth Dornoch Cathedral
6:30 to 10:30 pm Family Hogmanay Ceilidh Grannie’s Heilan’ Hame
8:30 to 10:30 pm Join the Social Dancing Party Night and get in step for the Street Party. All welcome, BYOB, Dornoch Social Club (silver collection)
7:00 pm Dornoch Castle Hotel Gala Dinner - 5 courses amd cheese with champagne and canapés on arrival  £70 per person, booking essential (01862 810216)
7:30 pm Black Tie Hogmanay Dinner at Links House. £95 per person booking essential 01862 810279

10:30 pm Dancing in the Street! The Famous Dornoch Hogmanay Party with Red Reel Ceilidh Band. Dornoch Square. Lone Piper on Castle Battlements at midnight, followed by Firework Display. Thanks to Tesco Bags of Help for their support 

Bucket Collection for next year's 20th-anniversary party

First Foot Forward - Tuesday 1st January

9:00 am-12:00 noon Eagle Hotel. First Foot Breakfast. Full Scottish Breakfast £9
10:45 am Gather for 11:00 am Splash **Note earlier start for tide times 
Watch the brave ones doing the Dornoch Loony Dook
Soup & Porridge available! Dornoch Beach

12:30 to 2:30pm Links House. New Year's Day Lunch. Booking Essential (01862 810279) £35 pp

7:00 pm Dornoch Castle Hotel Restricted À La Carte Menu - 3 courses £40 plus drink on arrival booking essential (01862 810216)

9:00 pm-midnight Eagle Hotel – live music with Bugsy Maclean

Spirit of the 2nd - Wednesday 2nd January

All day Family treasure hunt around Dornoch. Free entry forms in shops, hotels, etc. 1st Prize is a £20 voucher for Grace Café
9.30 am  ROYAL DORNOCH GOLF CLUB East of the Burn v West of the Burn golf competition £10 per person. The course will be open to members and visitors to play an individual Stableford competition. Players must nominate which team they are playing for. Local residents will do this by using their home address and visitors with the address of their accommodation. 

12:30 to 3:30 pm Links House – Festive Afternoon Tea. Booking Essential (01862 810279) £20 

Shop Opening Times 31st 1st 2nd
Aspen Spa 9:30am - 5:30pm CLOSED CLOSED
Carnegie Whisky Cellars 10am - 5pm 12pm - 5pm 10am - 5pm
Jail & Country Interiors 9.30am - 5pm CLOSED 11am - 5pm
Cocoa Mountain 12pm - 4pm 12pm - 4pm 12pm - 4pm
Coast Candles 10am - 4pm CLOSED CLOSED
Simply the Best 9.30am - 5:30pm 10:30am-4pm 9:30am - 5:30pm
Kingcraig Fabrics 10am - 4pm CLOSED 10am - 4pm
The General Store 8am - 6:30pm CLOSED 8am - 6:30pm


Eat & Drink 31st 1st 2nd
Cocoa Mountain 9pm - late* 12pm - 4pm  12pm - 4pm
Courthoues Cafe 10am - 4pm 10am - 4pm 10am - 4pm
Dornoch Castle Hotel OPEN OPEN OPEN
Eagle Hotel 11pm - late 9am - late 11am - midnight
Grace Café 12noon - 11pm CLOSED 9am - 2:30pm
Highland Spice 4pm - 11pm 4pm - 11pm 4pm - 11pm
Royal Golf Hotel** OPEN OPEN CLOSED


Do- opening times 31st 1st 2nd
Aspen Spa 9:30am - 5:30pm CLOSED CLOSED
Royal Dornoch Golf Course OPEN OPEN*** OPEN

* For Hogmanay Street Party

** Light lunches from 12:00pm - 2pm

*** Clubhouse closed

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