Things To Do In Inverness
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There are many things to do in Inverness including cruising Loch Ness, walking around Culloden Battlefield, Dolphin Spotting and exploring Urquhart Castle.
Things to do in Inverness
Inverness Museum and Art Gallery
Inverness Museum and Art Gallery is an ideal way to learn and appreciate the history and culture of the Highlands. The Art Gallery holds regular exhibitions. It’s also free to visit!
Visit the beautiful and peaceful gardens within walking distance of Inverness town centre. Enjoy a coffee and cake in the onsite cafe.
One of the shopping highlights of Inverness with a large range of independent shops. You’ll find kilt shops, jewellers, cafe and barbers.
The Scottish Kiltmaker Visitor Centre
Scotland’s only visitor attraction devoted to our famous national dress. Situated in the Highland House of Fraser shop.
Set on the banks of the River Ness, Inverness Cathedral is well worth a visit.
Inverness Castle Viewpoint
The Inverness Castle Viewpoint is now open and offers great views of the city.
Moray Firth Dolphins
The dolphins are one of the top things to do in the Inverness area. Watch from the shore or take a cruise.
Highland Aviation Museum
Discover civil and military aviation history at this private museum near Inverness Airport.
Visit Fort George near Inverness was built after the Battle of Culloden and remains an impressive fortification.
A must visit for the tourist to Inverness. A long troubled history with stunning view.
Scenic Loch Ness is wrapped up in the mystery of Nessie.
Visit a distillery
Although there are no whisky distilleries in Inverness, Tomatin, Glen Ord and Dalmore are close by.
Take a tour
Inverness is a base and you can take a tour or tours to many places including Skye, Orkney and Speyside Whisky Distilleries. Tours from Inverness.
North Coast 500
Inverness is the official starting point of the North Coast 500. A route that takes you right around north Scotland, through coastal and remote landscapes. Discover the culture and history of the Highlands.
Before you arrive, check out what’s on at Eden Court, a centre of Highland culture. There’s a theatre, cinema and regular exhibitions.
Inverness means the mouth of the River Ness. The river is very near the city centre has popular walks either side.
Stretching from Inverness to Fort William, the Caledonian Canal cuts through the Great Glen, This feat of engineering was completed in 1822 and is a centre for walks as well as water activities.
The last battle on British soil took place in 1746 with Jacobite army overwhelmed by government troops. Wander Culloden Battlefield and spend some time in the visitor centre.
Near Culloden you’ll find the Clava Cairns which date back to 2500 BC. This is an ancient burial place with passage graves you can walk into.
Urquhart Castle is an iconic castle situated in a beautiful position on Loch Ness.