Glen Affric with Autumn colours

Exploring Glen Affric’s Autumn Colours

Glen Affric Walks this Autumn After a lovely summer around Loch Ness and Inverness, autumn has definitely arrived now and the trees are changing colour. And when you think of autumn colours in the Highlands, the first place that will probably come to mind is beautiful Glen Affric. In autumn, Glen Affric walks are simply spectacular! […]

A Highland cow with hills in the background

Where to see Highland Cows in Inverness

Top 4 Places to See Highland Cows in Inverness Scotland’s iconic Highland cows often called hairy coos by the native Scots, are a must-see. These magnificent creatures are widespread all across Scotland. They usually roam around diverse routes and locations. Spotting Scottish Highland cattle can be difficult if you do not know where to look. […]

Scottish Wild Geese in Flight

A Nature Reserve in the Heart of the Highland Capital

Explore this hidden gem in Inverness – a must-do for wildlife enthusiasts! If you are a wildlife enthusiast then come and see a Highland Nature Reserve which is a hidden gem! Of course, the most famous Nature Reserve in our area is the amazing Glen Affric. However, there is another hidden gem for nature lovers right […]

Highland cow in Scotland

Explore Our Highland Wildlife

Meet our fantastic wildlife! Are you looking to explore Highland wildlife? If so then read on and see where to can catch a glimpse of a variety of Scottish species. With an abundance of unspoilt countryside, nature reserves, beautiful forests and lochs and rivers, we have thriving habitats and a vast array of wildlife within! […]

Blue tit perched on twig of Hawthorn with white blossom

Spring has Sprung in Scotland

Events this Spring in Inverness and Loch Ness Spring in Inverness and Loch Ness has arrived! And just in time for our first major local event. Etape Loch Ness on Sunday 28th April 2019. And the 5,000 cyclists are in for a treat! By the end of April, Scottish wildflowers will be in full bloom. The gorse, with its bright […]

Loch Ness and Urquhart Castle with hills in the background

How the Ice Age moulded Inverness and Loch Ness

Explore interesting places where the ice age in Scotland left its mark around Inverness Here, the area around Inverness and Loch Ness has got lots to offer for those interested in history. For example, amazing historic sites like Urquhart Castle, Fort George and Cawdor Castle are to name but a few of the popular sites. However, the Inverness […]

Beautiful green walkway in the Scottish Highlands

Explore these Hidden Highland Treasures

Hidden Gems in the Scottish Highlands Inverness and Loch Ness welcomes thousands of visitors every year. All eager to experience the magnificent scenery, culture and history of the Highlands. Most people head straight for the well-known visitor attractions around our famous Loch. But we locals know a few amazing spots off the beaten track that […]

Purple flowers in the gardens of Cawdor Castle

Beautiful Gardens Around Inverness and Loch Ness

Come and Explore our Loch Ness and Inverness Gardens At this time of year, our Loch Ness and Inverness gardens are lush and green. They’re looking their best, with amazing displays of colourful flowers and hardy Highland plants. Green-fingered visitors are spoilt for choice when looking for gardens to visit in our area. Cawdor Castle Gardens […]