On the way to the Golf club you will find the links. This is a lovely grassy area down near the seashore where you can find children’s play areas, a boating pond which is being refurbished, a lovely walk along the sea-shore and across the foot-bridge.
For families visiting Tain there are many leisure pursuits in and around Tain. The Tain links area contains a play park with football fields and interesting walks. There are a number of other established walks in and around Tain, to find out more click here. The Tain Royal Academy community complex has a swimming pool, sports gyms and tennis courts. Tain Tennis Club also has quality floodlit tennis courts. Wildlife including garden birds, seals and birds at Tain Links.
There is lots of room for the children to run around and let off steam, just the place for parents and children.
Set among the beautiful coastal setting of Tain Links is the Tain playpark. The facilities feature a range of play equipment suitable for both toddlers and primary school age children and lots and lots of space for children to run around! There is also a good parking area. Picnic tables are also available for parents to relax and enjoy the scenery.
The Links area features a range popular formal and informal walks. Walks are well signposted, with guidance on the distance. There are walks leaflets available from the Tourist Information Point at Tain Through Time in the town centre.
Tain’s skate park boasts a range of skate ramps and jumps, designed by the young people in Tain. The purpose built steel based skate park was built in response to requests from the youth in and around the area and attracts skaters from all around the Highlands. Regular ‘skate jams’ are held in the summer months which attract sponsorship from local businesses.
Wildlife Pond is a full beauty of the pond, its many plants, trees and wildlife, will not be fully appreciated for a number of years as plants and wildlife need time to colonise, however it is a wonderful to visit regularly and see the developments. The pond features a pond dipping platform, used by local schools and groups for educational purposes, stunning interpretation panels and seating around the pond to enable everyone to enjoy this area.
Two well-maintained Football Pitches are located at the Links. Regular football matches and coaching are run by the three Tain footballs teams.