10 Interesting Loch Ness Facts

Who Knew? Fun-tastical Facts About Loch Ness Thousands of visitors come to Loch Ness every year for the beautiful scenery and to catch a glimpse of the Loch’s famous resident, but there is more to Loch Ness than mountains and monsters! We have put together 10 interesting facts about Loch Ness that you may not […]

A single track road near Loch Ness in Scotland

Drive Safely – Enjoy Single Track Roads

Driving on Single Track Roads in Scotland Did you know there are over 2500 miles of single track roads in the Scottish Highlands? Here are a few tips for using them safely. The single track roads around Loch Ness are a pleasure to drive on when you follow some simple etiquette and unwritten rules. It’s […]

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The Other Myths and Legends Surrounding Loch Ness

Surprising Loch Ness Facts and Stories We all know about Nessie, but Loch Ness isn’t all about monsters. The famous Scottish Loch has got many other myths and legends to offer. We have found a few surprising Loch Ness facts, stories and history that you may not have heard of yet! The “Witches’ Rock” According to […]

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What’s the Weather like in Inverness?

Inverness Weather: We Reveal Some Surprising Facts! “What’s the weather like in Inverness?” That’s a question people frequently ask us. Although in these days of mobile apps, they tend to ask a little less frequently! To be honest though, the local forecasts on our mobile devices never really give is a definitive and precise overview of […]

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The Highland Midge

How to avoid Midges in the Scottish Highlands If you have never been to the Highlands before, you may have heard stories of the dreaded Scottish midge. A tiny two-winged fly that moves in swarms, generally near water or marshy areas, and bites unsuspecting passers-by. But don’t worry, it’s not as bad as you may think! With […]

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3 Exciting Highland Events this 2018

What’s on in the Highlands in 2018? As a new year begins, our thoughts turn to upcoming events and what we can really look forward to. Well, here in the Highlands, there is plenty going on. From Skye to Fort William, or Drumnadrochit to Inverness there are once again many great Highland events and festivals […]

Did you Know?

10 fascinating facts & legends about Inverness and Loch Ness Most people know that Loch Ness is near Inverness, is the largest lake in the UK by volume, has historic Urquhart Castle on its shores, and is home to the Loch Ness monster, affectionately referred to here as “Nessie”. But there is much more to […]

Did you Know? Part 2

More riveting facts fiction & myths about Inverness and Loch Ness Continuing the series of riveting, factual and fictional snippets of information from around Loch Ness and Inverness. See part one Did you know? The artist George Bain, known as the father of Celtic Design lived in Drumnadrochit for many years after marrying a local girl. The […]

A Fairytale Wedding in the Highlands of Scotland

The Perfect Highland Wedding The Highlands of Scotland make for an amazingly beautiful backdrop for that special wedding day, anytime of the year. Add to that the many breath-taking fairytale venues that are available and you’ll be sure to leave with magical memories which will last forever. So read on and find out more about […]

How to tell a true Scotsman…

If you believe all the stories a true Scotsman is identified by: a) his ginger hair b) a modest boast that he wears nothing under his kilt c) has an appetite for deep fried Mars bars d) utters an unintelligible Scottish language that mixes Queens English with words and phrases like ‘guan yer’sel big man’, […]

Five famous people from Inverness and Loch Ness

Our region has born and raised many famous people over the years, from very different walks of life. Many have gone on to achieve fame and notoriety beyond their Highland home. Here are just five famous people from Inverness and Loch Ness to ponder. Two or three of which, just maybe, you have met or […]