A Runner’s Dream

Why Nairn’s secret beach is my favourite place to run

Neil Mapes
Sep 21 · 5 min read
A sandy bay with waves coming in to shore with rock pools in the foreground
The secret beach in Nairn, NE Scotland

Nairn, with its award-winning beaches and famed micro-climate, has a lot to offer the runner searching for Scottish wilderness and escape. Whisper it gently, but we are very blessed when it comes to the sheer variety of runs on our doorstep in this Scottish seaside town. There is the mighty Culbin pine forest which you can literally lose…