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Rotary Club of East Sutherland - welcome! Please scroll/swipe down through this page to find out more about us, in addition to the pages linked in the menu, top-left.

Brora Street Party


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Club Twins with Australian namesake


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2016 Classic Car Tour Success


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Students Cook up a Burn's Night Delight


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O What a Burns Tribute Night!


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Alistair recounts his Scouting adventures


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About us

Classic Car Tour - 2017

Our Classic Car Tour 2017 was conducted on Saturday 27 May in glorious sunshine!  60 cars participated and their drivers enjoyed a route that showcased some of the best scenery in Scotland.  Many celebrated late into the evening at a very energetic and enjoyable ceilidh. The day raised in the region of £12000 so many thanks to all who participted.  You can view a video of the 2017 tour HERE  

WELCOME TO THE ROTARY CLUB OF EAST SUTHERLAND

Our members are particularly fortunate to live in what is one of the most beautiful parts of Scotland and we offer you a warm welcome to our web pages and true Highland Hospitality & Fellowship should you decide to  visit us.  We are one of 88 Rotary Clubs in the north of Scotland and one of the over 3000 Rotary Clubs worldwide.  A short video about Rotary International can be viewed HERE.  

Sutherland is one of the largest counties in the UK stretching from the North west coast to the Dornoch Firth with dramatic coastline and miles of stunning beaches.  It has a population of just over 12,000 people and around 250,000 sheep!!  The Rotary Club of East Sutherland represents the coastal towns and villages of Bonar Bridge, Dornoch, Golspie, (Golspie Facebook) BroraHelmsdale, Lairg and Rogart plus their hinterland.  These communities have a rich history:

Helmsdale and Golspie as important fishing ports.  Golspie is also the location of Dunrobin Castle which attracts visitors from all parts of the world.

Bonar Bridge not just for a stunning bridge but also for excellent salmon fishing.

The Royal Burgh of Dornoch as a cathedral town and the county capitol as well as having one of the top 10 golf courses in the world.  It also has silver sands that stretch for miles and is an excellent base for touring the area.

Brora, once a busy harbour town with the most northerly coal mine in Europe and a world renowned woollen mill, is home to the much sought after Clynelish whisky.

All are also home to many hotels and apartments which host the travelling golfers who return to play the excellent courses available in these locations.

The Rotary Club of East Sutherland is 26 years of age and while it is a small ( but we like to think a perfectly formed) club with 33 members and 2 honorary members it is a busy, enthusiastic and very successful wee club which is committed to Service Above Self and to supporting all the Rotary avenues of service.  Use the 'What We Do' tab to see the variety of ways we get involved in our local, national and international COMMUNITIES.

But why tell you too much, when you know we are part of the larger family of Rotary the World Over and you can visit us at 6 for 6.30 any Wednesday at our meeting venues shown on the right of this page.  Visit us soon in real time and in a real place not just on these virtual pages.

Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Wednesday 26th July 18.30

Dornoch. Speaker Henry Riddoch 'Rotary Club Central' (Council meeting 1945).


Raffle J Brett Young .Door R Brown

Wednesday 2nd August 18.30

Golspie. Business meeting.


Raffle N Steeley Door R Pope

Wednesday 9th August 18.30

Golspie. Speaker Ashley Smith 'Hawk Conservancy'


Raffle F Herd Door j Chambers

Wednesday 16th August 18.30

Dornoch. Visioning Update. Peter Orrell


Raffle A Miller Door J Ford

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Rotary Young Citizen Awards


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Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Wednesdays at 18.00 for 18.30
1st and 3rd Wednesdays Golspie Inn, Golspie, KW10 6RS Tel: 01408 633234. enquiries@golspieinn.co.uk 2nd and 4th Wednesdays at Royal Dornoch Golf Club IV25 3LW Tel: 01862 810219. neil@royaldornoch.com 5th Wed we explore!