Explore Loch Ness

Exploring Loch Ness and Inverness

South Loch Ness Trail

With so much to do and see in the Scottish Highlands, exploring all that Loch Ness and Inverness has to offer is no mean feat. But with our free, comprehensive area maps, finding your bearings and embarking on the ultimate Highland adventure couldn’t be easier.

Explore Inverness: Things To Do And Places To See
A vibrant city with the wonders of the Scottish Highland’s on its doorstep – what’s not to love about Inverness? As the unofficial capital of the Scottish Highlands, Inverness is a unique combination of cosmopolitan comforts, beautiful spaces and historical treasures. Enjoy some retail therapy with shopping in Inverness. Take in the sights and sounds of Inverness city centre. Behold the impressive St Andrew’s Cathedral. Marvel at the panoramic views of this enchanting city from atop Inverness Castle, before embarking on a blissful stroll along the banks of the River Ness.

From the city centre to the centre of Highland history, explore the vital role Inverness played in shaping Scottish History. Retrace the steps of the fallen Jacobite soldiers at the Culloden Battlefield. Visit the ancient cairns of a Bronze Age burial site. And marvel at the many Inverness attractions and historic sites.

Explore Loch Ness: Discover The Wonders Of The Highlands
No trip to the Highlands would be complete without a visit to Loch Ness. Located to the south of Inverness, Loch Ness and its famous resident monster have been shrouded in myth and mystery for centuries. From the ruins of Urquhart Castle to the might of Fort Augustus, explore the charming villages, breath-taking scenery and abundance of wildlife Loch Ness has to offer.

With boat tours and cruises along Loch Ness and the Caledonian Canal, hiking trails and cycle paths through one of the most beautiful parts of the world, nearby Highland castles and sheer natural beauty as far as the eye can see, Loch Ness is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers alike.

Take The Road Less Travelled With A Scottish Highland Road Trip
When it comes to exploring Loch Ness and Inverness, there’s nothing better than a Scottish Highland road trip. Whether from the comfort of your own car or from the comfort of one of the many guided coach tours from Inverness, explore the multitude of villages, castles, viewpoints, picnic spots and historic sites across this rich, cultural heartland. A place where myths and legends abound that will captivate you for days on end.


Car Tours


Getting Around

Walking & Riding


Myths & Legends