A Monster and More!

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

COVID 19 : Restrictions have been eased and you can now travel to Scotland from England, Wales, Northern Ireland, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man and stay overnight.

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We cannot wait to welcome back visitors from outside the UK as soon it is safe to do so and in the meantime get inspired and plan your visit through exploring our website and social media channels.

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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! 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.

Nessie and our great Loch

Known around the world as Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster has many places to hide in her very own Highland playground. Described as large, long-necked and with one or more humps protruding from the water, the most famous of all our inhabitants has been playing hide and seek since the 6th century when St Columba had the first encounter. 

Home to one of the worlds greatest unanswered questions - what is in Loch Ness? Whatever you choose to believe or discover - at 23 miles long, deeper than the North Sea, with more water than all the lakes in England and Wales combined - Nessie isn't the only thing that's Monster about our Loch Ness.

WIN an amazing 2 night Highland Prize package!

Want to be in with a chance of winning a fantastic Highland getaway Prize Package? Step away from the desk to take the LNER Azuma service direct to Inverness, the capital of the Scottish Highlands, for an amazing 2-night glamping break including some of the exciting experiences and activities which Inverness and Loch Ness have to offer.


Azuma train over Culloden viaduct

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

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 inspiration guides to create the best itinerary to fit everything in ..... we can guarantee you will need to stay for longer!

Go! Visit Inverness Loch Ness

All of this is waiting for you, whether you like to go fast, slow, high or low, some things you just have to experience for yourself! 

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.

Visiting Loch Ness from Inverness

Getting from Inverness to Loch Ness

Create the perfect Inverness and Loch Ness itinerary

Let us help you create the perfect bespoke itinerary for your trip to Inverness and Loch Ness!

A Journey through Time

Explore the many prehistoric sites and standing stones near Inverness.

Our most popular locals – where to see our beloved Highland coos!

Meet the oldest and most handsome breed of cattle in the world, the Highland cow, also known as the Highland coo or Heilan coo. Top of everyone’s must see list is to get a glimpse and a photo of these gorgeous beasts.

You can get your weekly #coosday fix on our Instagram page, but what you really want to know is where to find them! 

‘‘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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