Inverness

Inverness​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, as the Highland capital, Inverness makes an ideal base from which to explore the surrounding countryside.Inverness​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, as the Highland capital, Inverness makes an ideal base from which to explore the surrounding countryside.Inverness​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, as the Highland capital, Inverness makes an ideal base from which to explore the surrounding countryside.Inverness​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, as the Highland capital, Inverness makes an ideal base from which to explore the surrounding countryside.Inverness​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, as the Highland capital, Inverness makes an ideal base from which to explore the surrounding countryside.Inverness​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, as the Highland capital, Inverness makes an ideal base from which to explore the surrounding countryside.Inverness​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, as the Highland capital, Inverness makes an ideal base from which to explore the surrounding countryside.Inverness​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, as the Highland capital, Inverness makes an ideal base from which to explore the surrounding countryside.Inverness​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, as the Highland capital, Inverness makes an ideal base from which to explore the surrounding countryside.Inverness​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, as the Highland capital, Inverness makes an ideal base from which to explore the surrounding countryside.Inverness​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, as the Highland capital, Inverness makes an ideal base from which to explore the surrounding countryside.
Inverness​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, as the Highland capital, Inverness makes an ideal base from which to explore the surrounding countryside.Inverness​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, as the Highland capital, Inverness makes an ideal base from which to explore the surrounding countryside.Inverness​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, as the Highland capital, Inverness makes an ideal base from which to explore the surrounding countryside.Inverness​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, as the Highland capital, Inverness makes an ideal base from which to explore the surrounding countryside.Inverness​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, as the Highland capital, Inverness makes an ideal base from which to explore the surrounding countryside.Inverness​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, as the Highland capital, Inverness makes an ideal base from which to explore the surrounding countryside.Inverness​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, as the Highland capital, Inverness makes an ideal base from which to explore the surrounding countryside.Inverness​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, as the Highland capital, Inverness makes an ideal base from which to explore the surrounding countryside.Inverness​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, as the Highland capital, Inverness makes an ideal base from which to explore the surrounding countryside.Inverness​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, as the Highland capital, Inverness makes an ideal base from which to explore the surrounding countryside.Inverness​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, as the Highland capital, Inverness makes an ideal base from which to explore the surrounding countryside.

General Information

Inverness​​​​ is located in the Highland region of ScotlandUnited Kingdom, and as the so-called Highland capital, it makes for an ideal base in which to explore the surrounding countryside.

Situated at the mouth of the River Ness, Inverness provides a pretty area which is ideal for hiking, walking and viewing magnificent castle ruins.  These days tourism plays a major role in this small city’s economy and a lot of effort has been put into making Inverness accessible to tourists.  With its own airport, major rail links and good road system, the city is easily travelled to all year round.

Suspension bridges across the River Ness and old stone buildings, make Inverness a pretty place.  Well-known for its floral displays, the city is frequently a winner of awards in the Bloom of Britain competitions.

For the active holiday maker, Inverness has 3 good golf courses, a leisure centre and an ice rink, giving something to do for the whole family.

Resting above the river, Inverness Castle dominates the horizon of the city of which the original castle was the core of this ancient place.  Below the river is the Inverness Museum and Art Gallery giving tourists an historical insight into the development of the Highlands while a medieval Church Street is home to the city's oldest-surviving buildings.

Being flagged as one of the fastest growing cities in Western Europe Inverness is well worth a visit, with something to entertain everyone.

Things to do and see in Inverness​​

There is much going on in Inverness all year-round from events, festivals, golf championships not to mention the iconic Highland games.

Some other activities and attractions include :-

  • Culloden Battlefield - re-live one of Scotland’s most famous battles
  • Cruise down the Caledonian Canal to the world-famous Loch Ness
  • Scottish Flair - Victorian art gallery
  • Inverness Floral Hall – park and gardens
  • Black Isle Wildlife and Country Park
  • Dolphins frolicking  - Chanonry Point in the Moray Firth
  • Caledonian Canal Walk
  • Glen Ord Distillery
  • Ness Islands on the River Ness
  • Brodie Castle – 16th century tower
  • Inverness Historic Trail
  • Loch Ness and the Loch Ness Monster!
  • Family History Centre - dedicated to all aspects of genealogy, clan history, and family history
  • Eden Court Theatre - largest arts centre in Scotland
  • Highland Aviation Museum – interactive museum
  • Highland Riding Centre – pony rides on Loch Ness
  • South Loch Ness walk and cycle trail - 28 mile purpose built walkers and cyclists trail
  • Plodda Falls – a sheer drop of over 100 feet (30m) in the spectacular forest surroundings

Please see the activities directory for more information.

Accommodation in Inverness​

There is a large variety of accommodation options in and around this city which include bed and breakfasts and hotels to inns.  Please view the accommodation directory which gives tourists an extensive choice.

Restaurants and Businesses in Inverness

This prosperous city offers a wonderful shopping and cultural experience, with some lovely riverside restaurants and lively pavement cafes as well as a range of specialist retailers. 

View the restaurant and business directories for more information, or add your own free business listing.

Inverness​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, as the Highland capital, Inverness makes an ideal base from which to explore the surrounding countryside.Inverness​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, as the Highland capital, Inverness makes an ideal base from which to explore the surrounding countryside.Inverness​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, as the Highland capital, Inverness makes an ideal base from which to explore the surrounding countryside.Inverness​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, as the Highland capital, Inverness makes an ideal base from which to explore the surrounding countryside.Inverness​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, as the Highland capital, Inverness makes an ideal base from which to explore the surrounding countryside.Inverness​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, as the Highland capital, Inverness makes an ideal base from which to explore the surrounding countryside.Inverness​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, as the Highland capital, Inverness makes an ideal base from which to explore the surrounding countryside.Inverness​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, as the Highland capital, Inverness makes an ideal base from which to explore the surrounding countryside.Inverness​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, as the Highland capital, Inverness makes an ideal base from which to explore the surrounding countryside.Inverness​​​​ is located in the Highland region of Scotland, United Kingdom, as the Highland capital, Inverness makes an ideal base from which to explore the surrounding countryside.

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