Moniack Mhor is Scotland's Creative Writing Centre

Moniack Mhor Creative Writing Centre is in the beautiful Scottish Highlands, just fourteen miles from the city of Inverness. Since our first course in 1993 Moniack Mhor has been running creative writing courses tutored by some of the finest authors in the UK and beyond.

Writing Courses...

Aug 25 - Aug 31

POETRY RETREAT: LET US BEGIN Carol Ann Duffy, John Sampson & Michael Wood


Sep 1 - Sep 6

NOVEL WRITING Lesley Glaister & Jane Rogers, guest reader Romesh Guneskera

Dr Gavin Wallace Fellowship

Moniack Mhor is proud to host the second Dr Gavin Wallace Fellowship. This annual award was established in 2013 by Creative Scotland to honour Dr Gavin Wallace for stoic passion and commitment to supporting the Scottish Literature Community.

Beyond Moniack

2015 will herald the launch of Moniack Mhor as an independent writing centre.

Our Writing House

Find out more about the unique surrounding of Moniack, the house, cottage and new Straw Bale Studio.

Find Us

Part of the magic of Moniack Mhor is that it is hard to find, but we'll help you get here with detailed directions.

Community Garden Project

Find out more about the Community Garden Project growing up around Moniack Mhor