Dingwall is a small town in Easter Ross in the Scottish Highlands; once a harbour, it now lies inland. The name "Dingwall" derives from Scandinavian Þingvöllr, a meeting-place.
Dingwall is 15 miles northeast of Inverness via A9 then A835. Stagecoach Highlands buses 27 / 28 runs M-Sat hourly (Sun every 2 hours) from Inverness: Bus 27 via Beauly and Muir of Ord, Bus 28 direct via Kessock Bridge, taking an hour. These buses continue (M-Sat only) to Strathpeffer.