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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.

The History of Drumnadrochit

9 August 2018

The history of Loch Ness village Drumnadrochit in Scotland. Its name has always fascinated visitors to our area. For anyone not sure how to pronounce ...

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 …

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...

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...

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...

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…

Who Knew? Fun Facts About Loch Ness

10 July 2017

There’s more to Loch Ness than meets the eye. Just take a look at these 10 interesting facts about Loch Ness and its most famous resident in our latest blog.

The Highland Midge

1 September 2016

How to avoid midges annoying you on holiday in the Highlands!

Did you know there are over 2500 miles of single track roads in the Highlands - by AndyH

2 January 2016

There are over 2,500 miles of single track roads in the Highlands? Including some scenic routes around Loch Ness, here are a few tips for using them safely. These single track roads are be a pleasure to drive on when you follow some simple etiquette and unwritten rules, this also benefits our wildlife and flower filled verges

What's the weather like in Inverness and Loch Ness? - by AndyH

2 December 2015

What’s the weather like in Inverness and Loch Ness? thats a frequently asked question. A local answers some of the questions and reveals some surprising facts.

Did you Know? Inverness Loch Ness Part 2 - by AndyH

1 October 2015

Did you know part 2 - Continuing the series of riveting, factual mythical and possibly fictional snippets of information from around Loch Ness and Inverness.

Did you Know? Inverness Loch Ness Part 1 - by AndyH

7 September 2015

Did you Know? - a few snippets of information and legends about Inverness, Loch Ness and the surrounding areas which you don’t hear about in everyday blurb and perfect for filling those gaps in conversation over your Holiday period.