There are many things to see and do in Inverness and the Highlands of Scotland. Inverness is the perfect place to base yourself whilst exploring with easy access to all of the key tourist attractions the Highlands has to offer. Some of the attractions that should not be missed include Loch Ness with "Nessie" the world famous Loch Ness Monster, Urquhart Castle both of which can be enjoyed on a Jacobite Cruise and Culloden Battlefield.
Inverness City was traditionally a market town and it still holds a lot of this character today. There are many excellent restaurants offering fresh, local produce and a selection of bars some with live music. Inverness has many shops including the obvious national names but many smaller more bespoke shops ideal for gifts and souvenirs.
Scotland's Castles - There are many Castles in Scotland and the Highlands Castles are especially popular with tourists around the world. We have Inverness Castle and some of the more local ones include Cawdor Castle, Urquhart Castle, Brodie Castle, Dunrobin Castle and Eilean Donan Castle. For more information click the links.
Highlands Golf - There is an amazing choice for Golf in the Highlands and there are some excellent Highlands Golf Courses including Inverness Golf Club, world famous Nairn Dunbar, Fortrose and Rosemarkie, Royal Dornoch and Boat of Garten. For a detailed list with distances from inverness click the links.
Jacobite Cruises - Jacobite has been sailing Loch Ness for over 30 years with a five-star fleet, a passionate crew and a choice of exciting cruise and tour options. Sailing to the heart of the mystery and legend of loch Ness is more unforgettable than ever. So, whether you want to go on a cruise, explore Urquhart Castle or visit the fascinating Loch Ness Exhibition Centre, Jacobite has the experience, the enthusiasm, and the fleet to provide ultimate, magical, Loch Ness experience!
River Ness - This wide peaceful river flowing through the city of Inverness is great for fishing salmon.
Glen Affric - West of Loch Ness about 40 minutes from Inverness by car Glen Affric offers spectacular scenery and a variety of walking routes ranging from half a mile to 16 miles and from easy to demanding. The lochs, waterfalls, mountains and woodland combine to create an area of great beauty and tranquility.
Culloden Battlefield - This battlefield marks the site of the historic 1746 battle between the Duke of Cumberland and Prince Charles (Bonnie Prince Charlie).
Ace Adventures - Ace Adventure are the Highland White Water Rafting Specialists providing outdoor adventure activities based from Aviemore, the River Findhorn and the Strathspey, home to the picturesque Cairngorm National Park.
Happy Tours - On foot tours of the City with Cameron who is both entertaining and informative.
James Pringle Weavers - Part factory tour, part outlet: find out how some of Scotland's finest woolen wares are made, then buy what you like.
Leakey's Second Hand Book Shop - This is THE place to try in Inverness for anyone who likes books and / or a great bistro-style cafe with home cooking and an open fire! The cafe also has changing exhibitions of local art.
Floral Hall - An indoor botanical garden featuring ponds and waterfalls.
Caledonian Canal - Scenic waterway surrounded by majestic mountains and meadows.
Aigas Field Centre - The Internationally acclaimed, award-winning Field Centre for the Highlands and Islands of Scotland.
Private House Stays Inverness - Privately owned bed and breakfast accommodation.
Inverness Museum & Art Gallery - This museum combines fine art with historical and natural artifacts to give visitors a more complete picture of Inverness's complex history.
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