Strathpeffer residents are planning a facelift for their village’s historic square.
The local community council has been awarded money from the Scottish Government’s town centre fund to make a start on their vision to restore the square to something approaching its Victorian hey-day, when the village heaved with visitors taking the famous spa waters.
A new gazebo over the outdoor dance floor will provide a focal point, with a pitched, slated roof, decorative finials and features and steel columns designed to look like wooden posts.
The run of shops will have their windows, top and bottom, replaced in a style sympathetic to the original mid-19th century look.
The shop’s signage will also be replaced to reflect Victorian times, and give a cohesive look and feel.
Fresh roughcast on the buildings is also part of the plans, currently under consideration by Highland Council.