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To really be "in the know" about Inverness & Loch Ness, follow our blog! We regularly post insider tips to help you make the most of your visit as well as information on the best sights to see, places to eat and things to do.

A Guide to Loch Ness and Inverness Public Transport

5 June 2018

Here’s our guide to Loch Ness and Inverness public transport and tours. Whether you prefer a car-free holiday to help our environment or because you’re a bit wary of driving on the left …

Alfresco Dining in Inverness and Loch Ness

4 June 2018

As summer arrives, there are some wonderful outdoor dining experiences to be had in Inverness and Loch Ness. Alfresco dining is the perfect way to relax and enjoy Scotland’s clean, fresh air.

Famous People from Inverness and Loch Ness

22 May 2018

Here are five famous people from Inverness and Loch Ness, from throughout history. Find out which Hollywood actress, renowned author, World War 2 Commander, 18th century General and mythical monster was born and bred in our region of Scotland …

Etape Loch Ness 2018 Bike Ride

10 May 2018

Find out how the Visit Inverness Loch Ness Team got on when they took part in the Etape Loch Ness 2018. This is one of the Highland Capital’s flagship sporting events. And it attracted over 5,000 cyclists of all ages and abilities this year. The main attraction is the chance to cycle the 66 miles around Loch Ness ...

Spring in Scotland

13 April 2018

It’s finally spring in Scotland! After a very long winter, we take a look at what’s new in the Scottish Highlands as spring begins to bloom. From the latest events to what’s happening with the weather and the wildlife around Inverness and Loch Ness …

Travel Scotland Questions

12 April 2018

Planning a vacation to Scotland? Here, we answer some of your travel Scotland questions. Some important things to know before visiting our beautiful country. From the Scottish currency to the local cuisine …

What is it that makes a ‘True Scotsman’?

30 March 2018

Have you ever wondered what it is that makes a true Scotsman? Is it the lack of underclothing, the love of whisky and the use of Scottish language that only a few can decipher the meaning of? Maybe it is the love of the deep fried Mars Bar and a mop of ginger hair? Read on to see what we believe to be the...

Explore our Highland Wildlife and Animals

5 March 2018

Here in the Highlands, we take great pride in our wildlife. With a huge array of Highland wildlife and Scottish animals, there is much to see and explore on a visit to us. Highland cows, deer, and even white stags are some of what you can see. As well as this you can explore other interesting exotic species such as...

Hidden Gems in the Glens

29 January 2018

If you are looking for things to do in Inverness and Loch Ness then why not explore some of our hidden gems? With our local knowledge, we can uncover...

Surprising Loch Ness Facts (we all know of Nessie, but what other myths, legends and facts are there

18 January 2018

Here we have some interesting Loch Ness facts and stories that will fascinate you. Did you know about the witches who fought, the bomber that sank or how Nessie may...

Things to do near Inverness when staying with us

9 January 2018

There are so many places to visit in and around Inverness. So we've collated our top pick of things to do near Inverness when you visit to help...

Scotland’s Must-See Attractions for your Travel Bucket List

5 January 2018

Putting together a Travel Bucket List? Take inspiration from our selection of must-see attractions and places to visit in Inverness and Loch Ness, Scotland…

3 Exciting Highland Events this 2018 | Visit Inverness Loch Ness

7 December 2017

If you are looking to see what upcoming Highlands Events are on this 2018 then read on. With Belladrum Music Festival, Ullapool Book Festival and...

Find Out What’s on in Inverness this Winter

7 December 2017

Find out all about what’s on in Inverness this winter in this fun-filled blog. From Christmas markets and Ceilidhs to the Snowman Rally and snow sports…

Scottish Christmas and New Year Traditions

7 December 2017

Find out all about Scottish Christmas and New Year Traditions right here. Did you know that Christmas was not celebrated in Scotland until recently? And...

Stunning Scottish Highland Wedding Venues |Visit Inverness Loch Ness

7 December 2017

If you are looking to book your fairytale wedding then look no further. Choose from an array of stunning Scottish Highland Wedding venues that will…

Winter Activities in Scotland’s Highlands to Keep the Blood Pumping

30 November 2017

It’s cold outside, but these winter activities in Scotland are guaranteed to warm you up! From winter walks, to snow sports, to adventure in the mountains …

Hogmanay 2017 Packages, Celebrating Hogmanay in and around Inverness and Loch Ness

24 November 2017

Looking for things to do this New Year and Hogmanay 2017 Packages? We have it all in the Highlands. Visit Inverness Loch Ness and look no further...

Xmas Breaks in the Highlands

3 November 2017

Looking for the perfect Xmas Breaks in Scotland? Look no further! The Highlands has it all. So Visit Inverness Loch Ness and start your journey...

The Best Places to Wrap Up Your Christmas Shopping

1 November 2017

Join us for some Scottish Christmas shopping gift ideas with our latest blog on the best Inverness shopping. From Scottish boutiques to Garden Centres...

Holidays in beautiful Scotland

20 October 2017

Join us in Inverness by Loch Ness for the ultimate of holidays in Scotland and visit 4 of the most beautiful places in Inverness and Loch Ness that prove Scotland is the most beautiful country in the world…

Scottish Wedding Venues

19 October 2017

Picking the ultimate Scottish Wedding Venue for your big day can be a daunting prospect. That’s why our Visit Inverness Loch Ness members, The Waterside Hotel in Inverness have come to the rescue…

Haunted Highlands Ghost Stories

25 September 2017

Visit our Haunted Highlands this Halloween with a host of ghost stories to chill you to the bones! From haunted Scottish battlefields and tragic Scottish castle love stories to some more modern haunts you may not have guessed…

Autumn in Loch Ness and Inverness

18 September 2017

There’s something magical about autumn in Loch Ness and Inverness. The vibrant colours, breath-taking scenery, endless wildlife and a variety of things to do …

Halloween in Inverness and Loch Ness

12 September 2017

If you are spending this Halloween in Inverness and Loch Ness and are looking for things to do, take a look at these great haunted places to visit this Halloween.