Inverness Points of Interest and Places to Visit


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Isle of Skye

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 233 Reviews

Scotland's largest island, the Isle of Skye is a pocket of wilderness jutting off the coast of the West Highlands. The area is a treat for nature lovers, with ...  Read more

Culloden Battlefield

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 146 Reviews

The Culloden Battlefield was the site of one of the last battles to take place on British soil. On April 16, 1746, Bonnie Prince Charlie and his army of 5,000 ...  Read more

Clava Cairns (Stones of Clava)

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 59 Reviews

The Clava Cairns—or the Prehistoric Burial Cairns of Balnuaran of Clava—are all that remains of what was once a much larger Bronze Age burial complex. Dating ...  Read more

Urquhart Castle

4.5 star rating: Recommended 83 Reviews

The ruins of Urquhart Castle sit on the shores of Loch Ness. Visitors can still climb the Grant Tower, which offers scenic views of the famous loch and Great ...  Read more

Loch Ness Centre and Exhibition

4.5 star rating: Recommended 52 Reviews

The Loch Ness Centre and Exhibition was established in 1980 to give insight and explore the biodiversity of Loch Ness in Scotland. The lake has become famous ...  Read more

Floral Hall

4 star rating: Recommended 29 Reviews

Coffee breaks don’t come with a more scenic backdrop than Inverness’ Floral Hall, one of the city’s most unique attractions. Opened by Prince Edward in 1993, ...  Read more

Inverness Castle

4 star rating: Recommended 29 Reviews

Perched atop a hill by the River Ness, this Victorian-era red sandstone castle—built to replace the medieval fortress blown up by the Jacobites in 1746—is one ...  Read more

Inverness Cathedral (Cathedral Church of St. Andrew)

4 star rating: Recommended 29 Reviews

With its imposing pink sandstone turrets presiding over the River Ness, Inverness Cathedral is one of the most striking of the city’s many churches. The ...  Read more

Old High Church

4 star rating: Recommended 29 Reviews

Looking down on the city from St Michael’s Mount on the banks of the River Ness, the historic Old High Church is the oldest church in Inverness and famed as ...  Read more


4 star rating: Recommended 29 Reviews

The wooded hilltop of Tomnahurich, or the ‘Hill of the Yews’, is one of Inverness’ most prominent landmarks, a glacial esker located a mile out of the city ...  Read more

Whin Park

4 star rating: Recommended 1 Review

If you are in Inverness and want to spend a day out with the family, you will find a beautiful recreational area for just this purpose in Whin Park. Popular ...  Read more

River Ness

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 6 Reviews

Sure, the River Ness might not be as famous as the nearby Loch with its monster, but that doesn't mean it's not worth wandering. In fact, the vast majority of ...  Read more

Caledonian Canal

The Caledonian Canal is a waterway that runs for 60 miles through Scotland's Great Glen connecting Fort William in the southwest to Inverness in the ...  Read more

Eden Court Theatre

A modern gem of a theater, Eden Court houses a range of performing arts performances  involving music, theater, opera, ballet and dance as well as film. ...  Read more

Fort Augustus

On the southwestern shore of Loch Ness, Fort Augustus is a picturesque village of 600 that gets packed with visitors during the summer months. Originally an ...  Read more

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