I suppose it is nothing short of miraculous that the Far North Line has survived. But survived it has and Ardgay is the nearest station to Croick, on the banks of the Dornoch Firth and about 10 miles from the estate. The Far North line runs from Wick down to Inverness from which you can get trains to Edinburgh, Glasgow and the south.
By the way, I am not a train spotter. I was at the station so Carol could catch the train to Inverness and on to Edinburgh to stay with with ourdaughter, son-in-law and grandson. (I was asked to make it clear I don’t just hang around railway stations!).
Ardgay is an attractive little station though it is no longer manned and the old station building is now a private house.
From the station there is a great view across the Dornoch Firth
I won’t pretend it is quick or that services are particularly frequent but it is good to know that they are there and that you can get within striking distance of the estate by public transport. If you want to know more details, Scotrail have the timetable and it is also worth looking at Friends of the Far North Line.
Long may the line continue.
I remember visiting there as a child as my uncle was the station master.