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Around and about Inverness and the Highlands

The apartment is an ideal base for exploring many attractions  in Inverness and the Highlands. Often described as the city in the country, staying in Inverness gives you the best of both worlds.

Heron standing in the River Ness
At the Ness Islands

Take a wee look below for a sneak preview of what’s on offer.

The Great Glen (An Gleann Mòr)

The Highland capital, Inverness, is at the head of the Great Glen (An Gleann Mòr).

Dividing Scotland from coast to coast, this major natural faultline runs diagonally from Fort William to Inverness. The road stretches 79 miles past lochs and canals, and through woodlands.

You could easily spend a few days exploring it by cycle or on foot. If you’ve less time available Explore for a day Great Glen has some good suggestions for you.

Inverness and around

Here are links to some of the local attractions that you may like to visit. You’re sure to find plenty of things to do, whatever you’re looking for.

Inverness Museum and Art Gallery

 Eden Court Theatre and Cinema

Culloden Battlefield and Visitor Centre

Leakey’s second hand bookshop

Dolphin Spirit

The Ironworks Music Venue

The Caledonian Canal

Day tours

There are many day tours as well, that can be taken to places further afield.

For example, ITTours is just further along the street from the apartment, with a big choice of tours, including to the Isle of Skye. Or, a Jacobite Cruise on LochNess can be joined from a few minutes walk away too.

As well as being the capital city of the Highlands, Inverness is the start and finish point of the North Coast 500 . So, if you are planning to explore this route 98 Church Street will be ideal for your stay!

Come to visit and explore any of these, or find out about the many wider attractions and activities available in and around Inverness.

Special interests

Any fans of the “Outlander” series, may know that several of the places in the stories are in this area. Inverness is the place where the story all began!!

What’s more there is a Facebook Group of Inverness Outlander fans

For anyone looking for traditional music sessions, why not visit Hootananny’s ? It’s just a two minute walk from the apartment.

A traditional music session taking place in the bar of Hootananny – a live music venue and public house, Church Street, Inverness, Highlands of Scotland. Picture Credit: P.Tomkins / VisitScotland   Visit Scotland

Another award winning bar, just a couple of minutes along the road is MacGregors Bar, “the place for an adventure in taste, in culture and music”. Their whisky tasing sessions are very popular, but book in advance.

Whether or not you’re a gardener, a visit to Inverness Botanic Gardens   is well worth making. The gardens are beautiful and it’s great to know that most of the plants are locally grown.

There’s a Tropical House and a Cactus House, too. Both are full of very interesting specimens from a range of environments.

If there is anything else you would like to find out about, please get in touch and we will do our best to help you.

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