Visit Inverness Loch Ness - Blog

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.

Explore our beautiful Loch Ness and Inverness gardens

10 July 2018

If you are a green-fingered garden lover then why not come and explore some of our beautiful Loch Ness and Inverness gardens? With amazing displays of...

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.

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 …

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...

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…

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…

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…

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.

Stand Up Paddleboarding

18 August 2017

What do you get when the Visit Inverness Loch Ness team spend a day mastering Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP)? A SUPer day out!

Highland Military Tattoo

16 August 2017

Military pipe bands, the Queen’s Colour Squadron Drill Team, a Typhoon fly past and loads more fun. Get ready for the Highland Military Tattoo.

Kayaking holidays in Scotland

7 August 2017

Kayaking holidays in Scotland – the greatest outdoor adventure in and around Loch Ness and Inverness. Enjoy kayaking and canoeing in the Scottish Highlands.

Wild Swimming

26 July 2017

There’s nothing quite like a bit of wild swimming in some of the Scottish Highlands’ favourite lochs. From Loch Mhor to Loch Beinn a’ Mheadhoin, we tell you all about the best spots for wild swimming.

Highland Getaway

26 June 2017

With so much to do and even more to see, it’s easy to see why The Highland Club is a Highland getaway beautiful in every way.

Hiking trails around Inverness and Loch Ness

25 June 2017

When it comes to hiking in the Highlands, there are so many wonderful hiking trails around Inverness and Loch Ness. Take a look at 3 of our favourites.

5 Things to Look Forward To At Loch Ness KnitFest 2017

12 June 2017

Needle little knitting inspiration ahead of Loch Ness KnitFest 2017? We’re counting down our favourite 5 things to look forward to at this year’s festival.

Tours from Inverness: the Highlands on Your Doorstep

11 June 2017

Planning a trip to the Scottish Highlands? Take the road less travelled with these great Highland tours from Inverness. From Speyside and Skye to Loch Ness …

Highland Whisky Distilleries: Mastering the Single Malt

12 May 2017

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 sweet notes of Speyside to the powerful pungent smokiness of Islay.