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Things To See And Do In Inverness & The Highlands of Scotland

Urquhart Castle is a once magnificent castle located on the bank of Loch Ness. Urquhart was one of the largest Scottish Castles and although in a state of ruin the remains still include the impressive tower house that gives great opportunity for photos of the Loch and the Great Glen.

Nessieland at Loch Ness allows you to experience the magic and mystery of Loch Ness and its world-famous monster Nessie.

Eileen Donan Castle is one of the most iconic images of Scotland and is recognised around the world and has even appeared in numerous films. Eilean Donan is located on a small island at the point where three great sea lochs meet and is surrounded by stunning scenery.

Cawdor Castle is a late 14th century castle was built as a private fortress by the Thanes of Cawdor. This is an excellent fairy-tale castle made famous by Shakespeare with the play “Macbeth”.

Culloden Battlefield & Visitor Centre was the location of  the bloody battle between the Jacobites and the British army on 16 April 1746. It was here that the Jacobite army fought to reclaim the throne of Britain from the Hanoverians for a Stuart king and the course of history was changes forever.

Isle of Skye offers incredible scenery with the jagged Cuillin ridge dropping down to white sandy beach. Inlets, bays and islands create a complex lacework pattern with the sea. The Isle of Skye is one of the world’s most popular islands and was recently voted 4th best island in the world by National Geographic.

The Islands of Orkney are a group of about 70 islands and skerries situated 10km (6.2 miles) from the north-east tip of the Scottish Mainland. The largest island, known as ‘the mainland’ is home to most of the total 20,000 population and the landscape is mainly low lying with green fields, heather moorland heath and lochs.

Scottish Tours are available from a number of providers offering pre planned, tailor made and activity tours throughout the Highlands including Rabbie’s Tours and Munro Highland Tours.

Eastgate Shopping Centre is located in the centre of Inverness next to railway and bus stations. The centre includes most of the major high street retailers plus some smaller businesses.

Highland Golf Courses – there are numerous golf courses throughout the Highlands including some world famous championship course like Castle Stuart where the Barclays Scottish Open will be taking place, Royal Dornoch, Nairn Dunbar and Fortrose and Rosemarkie.

B&B Scotland – Private House Stays are a leading Scottish accommodation website with a huge choice of  privately owned bed and breakfast providers throughout Scotland.

Welcome to Scotland is a useful resource when travelling throughout Scotland with detailed information on accommodation, activities and events and attractions plus travel information and advice.

Wedding Photography Scotland – If you’re planning a wedding in Scotland we recommend Margaret Soraya who is an award winning Scottish photographer.

Riverside Apartments Wick – Riverside Apartments provide serviced accommodation for self catering holidays and business trips to Wick, Caithness.

Glenfinnan Viaduct is a railway viaduct on the West Highland Rail Line in Glenfinnan built between 1897 and 1901. The viaduct is situated at the top of Loch Sheil and overlooks Loch Shiel and the Glenfinnan Monument.

Cairngorms National Park provides many special reasons for you to visit the Park with its mountains, rivers, lochs, woodlands, moorlands and wildlife with many activities including walking, climbing, skiing and many more.