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Forsinard, Highland

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Forsinard, Highland

Forsinard is a hamlet in the county of Sutherland in the Highland area of Scotland. It is located on the A897 road in Strath Halladale. It is served by a hotel and railway station on the Far North Line. Forsinard is situated in the Flow Country, an area of peat bog which straddles the borders of Caithness and Sutherland. The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds runs a 100 km nature reserve and a visitor centre at Forsinard.
Administrative CountyHighland
Traditional CountySutherland
OS GridNC8943
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorthern Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01641

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