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Ardgay, Highland

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Ardgay, Highland

Ardgay (Scottish Gaelic: Àird Gaoith or Àird Ghaoithe) is a small Scottish village on the south west shore of the Dornoch Firth, Sutherland and lies at the entrance to Strathcarron, the valley of the River Carron. In the Highland Council area Ardgay is in Ward 1, the North, West and Central Sutherland ward. The Ardgay & District Community Council serves the area. Ardgay is served by the Ardgay railway station. The hamlet of Kincardine lies less than 1 mile south east along the A836 coast road.
Post townArdgay
Administrative CountyHighland
Traditional CountyRoss-shire
OS GridNH5990
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 code01863 766 or 760 (01863 755 for Craigs)
Population585 est in 2009

Ardgay, Highland in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Ardgay, vil., Kincardine Par., NE. Ross-shire, on Dornoch Firth, and 13 miles NW. of Tain; P.O., T.O.

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