View the beautiful Falls of Shin in Sutherland or take one of the many trails round the Rogie Falls on the road to Ullapool, where you can spot the red squirrel or the elusive pine martens.
Nearer to home the Corrieshalloch Gorge is a breathtaking mile-long gorge and is one of the finest examples in Britain of a box canyon, its 61 m 200 ft deep. The river plunges 46 m 150 ft over the Falls of Measach.
Visit the Original Loch Ness Monster Visitors Centre or take a trip on the loch and admire the breathtaking scenery.
Take a shorter drive east through Rosemarkie and walk along the beach at Chanonry Lighthouse at low tide and watch the dolphins swim up the Moray Firth to feed.
Scotland is famous for its many individual beers and local whiskies, so why not have a tasting session at the many breweries and distilleries in and around the area such as the Black Isle Brewery only 3 miles from the house.
The Culloden Battlefield with its ruins and history is 12 miles from the house.
Visit the Dingwall Museum. You can go it alone or have a guided tour through the two floors of magnificent pictures and artefacts showing the history of the town and its people.