Read and download our Kirkmichael Guides and Leaflets

Enjoy our leaflets and guides below – we’ll be adding to these over time. And have a look at several local guides in which we have been involved.

***Now on Consultation*** The Cromarty Firth Kirkyards Trail
Our kirks and kirkyards are amongst our most accessible and important heritage features. Sadly, though, just like Kirkmichael once was, many are lying largely unappreciated and neglected. The Kirkmichael Trust has been raising awareness of these local and important community heritage gems for many years. Now, the Highland Heritage Buildings Trust and the Kirkmichael Trust have joined forces to produce a draft “Cromarty Firth Kirkyards Trail” to show what such a trail could look like. The draft Trail comprises Nigg Old, Kilmuir Easter, Rosskeen, Alness Old, Kiltearn, Foulis Storehouse, St Clements Dingwall, Urquhart Old, Kirkmichael and Cromarty East Church, Gaelic Chapel and St Regulus. The Highland Heritage Buildings Trust has written to communities and bodies around the Firth and is looking for feedback by mid-July 2019 on support for such a leaflet. We hope this would be the first step towards improving the condition of some of our heritage kirks and kirkyards. Is it a good idea? Are the sites the right ones for the limited space of a leaflet? Is there key information missing? Have a look at our draft leaflet and feed comments back to John Duncan of the Highland Heritage Buildings Trust via

The front of our Cromarty Firth Kirkyards Trail (pdf, opens in separate window)

The reverse of our Cromarty Firth Kirkyards Trail (pdf, opens in separate window)

The consultation from HHBT (pdf, opens in separate window)

Kirkmichael features on the Black Isle Visitor Guide produced by the Black Isle Tourist Team, with whom the Kirkmichael Trust has worked in partnership. This lively guide covers both heritage and natural interests across the Black Isle and its villages.
Black Isle Visitor Map

A fascinating range of rarely-visited “Hidden Black Isle” religious stops like the Preaching Station at Ferintosh and Old Cullicudden. Please note this trail is curated by Verity Walker as part of the Kirkmichael Trust’s 2016/7 partnership project with the Black Isle Tourism Team. The Black Isle info website even allows you to select which sites you would like to be on your own guided tour, and you can print off your own itinerary. Very ingenious!
Hidden Black Isle

Guide to Kirkmichael (pdf, opens in separate window)

Guide to Gravestone Symbols found at Kirkmichael and Cullicudden (pdf, opens in separate window)

From Head-sets to Headstones (pdf, opens in separate window)

Explore the Chanonry – a Walking Trail Around Early Fortrose (pdf, opens in separate window)

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