This article is about the village in Strathdearn. For the fictional village in the film Local Hero, see Local Hero.
Scottish Gaelic: Feàrnais
 Ferness shown within the Nairn area
OS grid referenceNH963450
Council areaHighland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode district IV12
Dialling code 01309
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
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Coordinates: 57°29′00″N 3°43′52″W / 57.4833°N 3.7312°W / 57.4833; -3.7312

Ferness (Scottish Gaelic: Feàrnais) is a settlement and rural area in Strathdearn, in the council area of Highland.[1]

The settlement is situated in a forested area of the valley of the River Findhorn at the crossroads of the A939 NairnGrantown-on-Spey and B9007 ForresCarrbridge roads.[2]


  1. "Overview of Ferness". Gazetteer for Scotland. Retrieved 16 January 2011.
  2. "Ordnance Survey of Nairnshire". Indexes to the County Series Maps, Scotland. 1854-1886. Ordnance Survey. Retrieved 28 July 2013.

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