Local Services

Page Last Updated: 13 May 2020 (12:15)
Many businesses in our local community have developed a range of new ways to deliver goods and services to those in the Strathpeffer area. Click on a link to jump to a section relevant to your needs.

If you know of any missing from our list or you'd like to update your service details, please let us know so we can update this page. You can drop us an email or leave a comment or suggestion at the foot of the page.

Food & Groceries

SPAR Dingwall
Grocery delivery service to those who are vulnerable or self-isolating.
Minimum order of 4 items.
Please call 01349 866639.

Co-op Dingwall
Twice daily delivery (11am & 4pm), minimum of 4 items for those who are self isolating.
Customers can pay by cash, cheque or bank transfer.
Phone 01349 866639

Contin Village Store
Best to order in advance and give a few days’ notice, especially for fruit & veg orders.
Phone 01997 421552
Email continvillagestore@gmail.com

Highland Farm Café
Basic groceries and homemade ready meals
Place your order over the phone and they will pop it outside for you to collect.
Phone 01349867475 or mobile no ‭07912 367592‬.‬‬

Red Poppy Meal Box Service
For collection or delivery of pre-made meals.
Tuesday: Black Isle, Wednesday: Alness, Thursday: Inverness, Friday: Black Isle, Saturday: Alness, Sunday: Inverness
Phone 01463 871775 Email orders@redpoppycatering.co.uk

Tarvie Filling Station
Basic groceries and homemade ready meals.
Meals are on a first come first served basis, so you may wish to call ahead before travelling.
Phone 01997 423342

Storehouse Foulis
Open weekdays, selling and delivering grocery essentials and prepared chilled meals. New delivery schedule. Contact for more information.
Phone 01349 830038 or Facebook www.facebook.com/thestorehouse1

Cockburn Butchers (Dingwall)
Meat, milk and other lines of food
Shop opening hours now: Monday to Friday 8.00am - 3.00pm & Saturday 8.00am - 1pm
Phone 01349 862315 or www.cockburns-haggis.co.uk

Munro Butchers (Dingwall)
Phone to place orders 01349 862159. Order before 2pm for next day delivery.
Delivery available.
Shop opening times here: www.munrobutcher.com/our-stores

Strathpeffer Artisan Bread
Email strathbread@gmail.com
Bake list and delivery details on Facebook: www.facebook.com/StrathBread

Museum Coffee Shop (Strathpeffer)
Delivering soup/meal packages for the vulnerable and elderly.
Phone 07557505264.

Tollie Croft Fruit & Veg (Loch Ussie)
Small veg boxes available: 5kgs tattie, 1kg carrots, 2 leeks and 1 turnip.
Bank transfer or PayPal. Delivery available.
Phone 07900 364747

Robertson’s Farm Shop (Beauly)
Fresh and dry food and vegetables.
Check website and Facebook page for opening hours. Special access times for key workers.
www.robertsonsbeauly.com Phone 01463 782181

Black Isle Berries (Tore)
Fruit and veg, and some other foods.
Check website and Facebook page for updates. Considering a local delivery service.
www.blackisleberries.co.uk Phone 01463 811276

Let’s Go Lentil
No phone. Email letsgolentil@mail.com
Updates on Facebook.
No formal delivery for Heights/Strathpeffer – yet.

Scrabster Seafoods
Wayne Metcalf delivers fresh fish and seafood to the Strathpeffer area (incl. the Heights).
Phone 01847 892 380
Mobile 07500 011353

Ben Wyvis Hotel
New takeaway menu available - orders by phone.
Available for collection from 2.00 pm until 8.00 pm daily.
Phone 01997 423387

Bothan Chofaidh (Cunndainn) / Coffee Bothy (Contin)
Cakes and baking available Thursday to Sunday. Menu on Facebook.
Available for collection and free delivery in Contin (delivery also available beyond).
Phone 07763 144453
Tesco and Asda also have useful grocery delivery services which you can access via their websites or phone apps, however delivery slots are limited due to the high demand.  Pensioners and vulnerable people are able to sign up for special delivery slots. Tesco also has elderly and vulnerable people only shopping hours from 9-10am Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at their Dingwall store.

Household, Heating & Electricity

Bruce Lindsay Solid Fuel & Gas
Phone 01349 854444
Email dannii@blfuels.co.uk

Simpsons Oils
Phone your order to 01955 604444

Gleaner Oils
Phone your order to 01463 232114

David Rennie Plumbing & Heating Ltd.
Based on the Heights
Phone 07717228832

Frank Nicol
Propane, butane and LPG gas. Animal feed and other supplies. Home delivery.
Opening hours: Mon - Fri 9am - 4pm. Sat 9am - 1pm. Order by phone, then collect.
One car at a time Phone 01349 863854 or on Facebook.

Macdonald's Hardware
Reduced opening as an essential supplier
Hours: Mon 10am - 1pm, Wed 10am - 1pm, Fri 10am - 1pm, Sat 10am - 1pm.
Phone 01349 862180

Medical Practises & Pharmacies

Strathpeffer Medical Centre
Note: Dingwall branch closed.
DO NOT VISIT the surgery without an appointment.
DO NOT CALL the surgery if you suspect Covid-19. CALL 111.
Phone 01997 421455
Opening hours: 08:00 - 18:00 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 08:00 - 13:00 Wednesday (duty doctor 13:00-18:00 for urgent advice) Closed Saturday & Sunday.
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Postal Services

Strathpeffer PO (McColls, The Square)
Phone 01997 423235 Postal services 0800-2200 Monday to Saturday; and 0800-2145 Sunday.
Last posting from the box outside: 1600 Monday to Friday; 1000 on Saturday.

Dingwall PO (Spar, High Street)
Phone 01349 866 639
Postal services 0900-1400 Monday to Sunday (Restricted hours)
Last posting from the box outside: 1730 Monday to Friday; 1200 on Saturday.

Achterneed PO (Achterneed Hall)
Postal services 1330-1430 every Tuesday.

Other Post Boxes
Achterneed level crossing: Last posting 0900 Monday to Friday; 0700 Saturday
Achterneed: Last posting 1600 Monday to Friday; 0930 Saturday.

Vets & Animal Services

Fraser & Fraser Vets (Dingwall)
MON-FRI 9AM-1PM. Closed Saturday.
During opening hours, please contact surgery as normal on 01349 863117
Emergency assistance for your animal outwith opening hours, phone duty vet 07798 767468

Other Local Services

Strath Hub 
Local coronavirus Facebook group.

Dingwall Notice Board
Volunteers offering grocery delivery, prescription collection, dog walking etc.
Helpline Number: 01349 368056

The Highland Council

Highland Council helpline
0300 3031362

Highland Council Covid-19 webpages


The information above is given in good faith and is not a recommendation or endorsement for any particular goods or services. The situation across the country is very fast paced and is constantly changing, so please bear in mind that businesses and organisations may have to change their offer of services and support rapidly. Whether you are a business or a customer, it is your personal responsibility to ensure that you adhere to all current government guidance on social distancing and isolation. Please consider that guidance carefully, as well as your safety and that of those around you, before engaging with or providing any service. It is almost impossible to guarantee that a person or place will be clear of Covid-19. If for any reason you require emergency services support, please contact the Police on 101, NHS 24 on 111 or, in an emergency only, dial 999.
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