Inverness Guide & Reviews Top Things to See and Do in Inverness, Capital City Scottish Highlands

Inverness, the capital of the Scottish Highlands sits on the edge of the Moray Firth at the mouth of the Ness river that flows out of the world famous Loch Ness - an enviable position with spectacular views in every direction.

Inverness is a vibrant city, full of culture and a just 16 miles away from the Victorian seaside resort of Nairn with it's magnificent golden sandy beaches and links golf courses.

As well as Nairn, Inverness has Glen Affric on its doorstep, a National Nature Reserve which is one of the most beautiful glens in Scotland. With so much pristine natural beauty, Inverness attracts vistors from all over the world throughout the year.

Top Things to See & Do
Loch Ness
Urquhart Castle
Fort Augustus
Caledonian Canal
Falls of Foyers
Tomatin whisky distillery
Inverness Castle & St Andrew's Cathedral

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Accommodation in Inverness

Inverness is a very compact city and you can get around it easily on foot no matter where you are staying.

The accommodation is of very high quality whether you are in one of the splendid riverside hotels or a holiday home. If you find yourself renting one of the pretty and spacious town houses, count yourself lucky as they tend to get booked up quickly!

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Other Things to Do

  • Dolphin watching on the Moray Firth

  • Visit Moniack Castle on the outskirts of Inverness. This is actually a winnery and makes country wines such as cherry and elderflower and various liqueurs

  • To get away from the bustlle of the city, walk along the banks of river Ness and cross on to the Ness islands
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    Twin centre holidays

    If you are taking a city break in Inverness, why not combine your stay with a visit to Aviemore, the Highlands sports capital, where you can ski in the Cairngorm Mountains during the winter and sunbathe on the beach at Loch Morlich during the summer.

    Our view on Inverness holidays

    The Capital of the Highlands certainly lives up to it's name - a thriving city in one of the top locations in Scotland giving the visitor the chance to enjoy the famous Loch ness, the stunning beaches at Nairn and the pristine beauty of glens...