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Discover the history, experiences, people and places that surround Inverness and Loch Ness.

The official website for the Inverness & Loch Ness tourism destination

Everything you need in one place to plan the perfect holiday, day out or most exciting adventure! Discover the best places to stay in Inverness and Loch Ness, explore all the exciting food and drink options of Inverness city or in the rural communities surrounding Loch Ness and create the most amazing itinerary with all that there is to see and do In Inverness and Loch Ness.

Exploring our diverse destination gives you the best of both worlds combining stunning natural landscapes of Loch Ness with the bright lights and city vibe of Inverness, the capital of the Highlands.

Business member information for the upcoming ballot can be found by clicking the link below.

It's nearly time!

Shortbread Showdown 2024

When : Sunday 17th March 2024

Where : Eden Court Theatre - Inverness

Time : 10am - 2pm

What : 10 Scottish regions and their businesses are battling to take home the 2024 title of being Shortbread Showdown Winner!

Come along to this fantastic FREE event at Eden Court Theatre, taste all the delicious bakes, meet the entrants, our fantastic line up of judges and so much more... Get ALL the details HERE.

Shortbread Showdown 2024

What's on In Inverness and Loch Ness

Find out what's on throughout the year in Inverness and Loch Ness on our helpful What's on calendar of events. There may be something not to miss during your trip or you may find something to inspire you to come and visit!

Be inspired and discover more!

Discover our history, explore our waters, meet our people, taste the Highlands, experience nature ... and find our monster!

Come and experience the very best of Inverness and Loch Ness, read our inspirational guides and create the best itinerary, we can guarantee you will need to stay for longer!

Memories to be made for a lifetime - don’t just dream it, live it!

Discover the local communities

Driving along the banks of Loch Ness is just the start of discovering what our destination has to offer. Make sure to build time in your itinerary to discover the wonderful, local villages and communities that surround Inverness and Loch ness. 

Explore the Highlands

From picturesque villages and untamed wilderness to the rolling hills and legendary Loch Ness monster, make Visit Inverness Loch Ness your single port of call when planning a holiday to one of the most beautiful parts of Scotland.

Spring into Inverness and Loch Ness

Spring Activities in Inverness and Loch Ness

Wellness city break in Inverness

Finding the best Afternoon Tea in Inverness and Loch Ness

Finding all the places to have a delicious Afternoon Tea in Inverness and Loch Ness

Discover Our Stories

We've been discovering stories since 565AD when St Columba first saw Nessie, come and discover our stories!

‘‘Loch Ness is one of those rare destinations that engages everyone, from children enchanted with Nessie, to adults interested in photography, hiking and more. It combines Jacobite history, stunning scenery and the possibility of a monster sighting, ensuring it’s a perfect destination all year round, for all ages.’’

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