Greig Street Bridge in Inverness at Night

What’s on in Inverness Winter 2018-19

What’s on this Winter in the Highlands? The winter season has definitely arrived as daylight hours get shorter and temperatures drop. But at this magical time of the year, there’s plenty Christmas cheer to warm us all up. So, we thought we would take a look some of the upcoming events and attractions in Inverness […]

Person walking in the snow in Scotland on a bright day

Winter Activities to Get the Blood Pumping

Our Favourite Winter Activities in Scotland The Highlands is a truly magical place for a winter break in Scotland. The air is cold and crisp and the mountains are covered in fresh white snow. In winter, temperatures hover around 4°C and often dip below freezing. There are so many winter activities in Scotland and things […]

Best Places in Inverness to Wrap Up Your Christmas Shopping

Christmas Shopping in Inverness Are you planning on doing your Christmas shopping in Inverness and Loch Ness this year? Along with the big-name brands and our great Inverness shopping centres we have of the best shops in Inverness for you to find some unusual or hand-crafted gifts. So join us, pick up some quirky stocking […]

Explore More of the Highlands on an Inverness Loch Ness Holiday

what attractions these two areas have to offer – but choosing an Inverness Loch Ness break also gives a great base to explore more of what the Highlands have to offer. Here we take a look at just some of the additional Highland attractions that are within easy reach of Inverness Loch Ness.. Great Restaurants […]

Highland Whisky Distilleries: Mastering the Single Malt

When thinking about Scotland, there is a fair chance that whisky will be a prominent feature. Indeed, it is so synonymous with Scotland that it is often simply referred to as “Scotch”. From a simple recipe of malted barley, yeast and water, the skilled distillers can create a myriad of subtle flavours from the subtle […]

Tours from Inverness: the Highlands on Your Doorstep

Thanks to improved travel connections into the capital of the Highlands, Inverness has become the perfect base for many travellers visiting Scotland to explore the world-famous Scottish Highlands. With daily flights from London, Amsterdam, Dublin, Belfast, and many more destinations, the many different tours from Inverness available are the perfect way to explore all the […]

5 Things to Look Forward To At Loch Ness KnitFest 2017

This October, Loch Ness KnitFest 2017 returns to Inverness and Loch Ness and we are already getting a little bit excited! Knitters and hookers (that’s someone who likes to crochet in case you didn’t know!) from all over the world will be coming to the Highland Capital for all things woolly and crafty. So we’ve […]

3 Of The Best Hiking Trails Around Inverness And Loch Ness

We often get asked by visitors where the best places to hike in the area are. Well, we had a good think and here’s our ‘top 3’ hiking trails around Inverness and Loch Ness – one short 2-3 hour hike, one full day hike and one multi-day hike! 1. Mealfuarvonie: Breath-taking Loch Ness Views As […]

A Highland Getaway To The Breath-Taking Highland Club

With luxurious self-catering apartments set in 20 acres of beautiful grounds on the southern shores of Loch Ness, there’s nothing quite like a Highland getaway to The Highland Club. Our friends at The Highland Club share one guest’s experience of a Highland getaway that is beautiful in every way. The Highland Club is nothing but impressive, […]

Wild Swimming In And Around Inverness And Loch Ness

First things first, we don’t recommend you go wild swimming in Loch Ness. Apart from the small matter of Nessie lurking deep beneath the surface, the water is bitterly cold all year round – only 5 or 6 Degrees Celsius. (Although at Dores Beach, where the loch is at its shallowest, it does warm up a bit!) […]