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Loch Ness and Inverness Attractions

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In an area steeped in history, surrounded by mystery and teeming with the untamed wilderness and breath-taking scenery of the Scottish Highlands, there is no end to the many things to do and places to see. From ancient castles and historic battlefields to natural wonders and visitor attractions, the area offers much in terms of amazing Loch Ness and Inverness attractions for the whole family, whatever the weather.

Monster Hunting On Loch Ness
Here in the Highlands, we’re no strangers to myths and legends. The mystery surrounding our famous Loch and its elusive monster are, well, legendary. It’s why visiting Loch Ness in search of signs of the world’s most beloved beastie is a favourite pastime for anyone visiting the area. Enjoy a bit of monster hunting for yourself with a cruise on Loch Ness. Or visit one of the award winning exhibitions to help you separate the fact from the fiction when it comes to the Nessie legend.

Something For Everyone
As anyone who has ever visited the Scottish Highlands knows, there’s more to Loch Ness and Inverness than the Loch Ness monster. The multitude of nearby attractions include castles, most notably Urquhart Castle, historic battlefields, whisky distilleries, botanical gardens, bowling, ancient sites and engineering marvels such as the Caledonian Canal. After a day out exploring all that Loch Ness and Inverness has to offer, what better way to relax and unwind than by spending an afternoon or evening at the theatre or cinema? For the seasoned shopper and bargain hunter alike, some retail therapy at the Eastgate Shopping Centre, old Victorian Market, charming boutiques, vintage stores and everything in between is a great way to spend a day in Inverness.

En Route To Loch Ness And Inverness Attractions
A gateway to the rest of the Highlands, Loch Ness and Inverness is the perfect base for exploring further afield. For anyone looking to take the road less travelled, we have a number of wonderful one day self drive car tours that visit many of our top Loch Ness and attractions, so please enjoy researching the area through the website and remember, you can contact us any time if you need help or advice with anything.

For more ideas on how to spend your time, download a visitor map showing all attractions around Inverness and Loch Ness.


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