An acorn figure takes a poop whilst reading the newspaper.

Scoop your Poop – a guide to having a responsible outdoor jobby

There are times when we’re all allowed a cheeky laugh at something. The occasional Biology class at school, perhaps, or a seagull stealing a child’s ice-cream. Well this blog talks about pooping responsibly outdoors in the countryside, and we won’t stand for any silliness here. Especially you there in the back. Calm down, Timkins. A […]

View of Loch Ness from a boat
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 […]

Loch Ness in Scotland view from Dores

Car-Free Holidays in Inverness and Loch Ness

Many of our Inverness and Loch Ness visitors arrive in the area by air or rail. And although hiring a car is very popular, it’s not a must. Whether you prefer a car-free holiday to help our environment or because you’re a bit wary of driving on the left and on single-track roads, there are […]

Woman smiling in the rain with umbrella and raincoat

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. INVERNESS WEATHER The latest forecast is displayed above. To be honest though, such forecasts never really give us a full understanding of what the weather is doing. So we thought we would say a little about […]

Small flies in a swarm

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 […]

Things you Need to Know Before Coming to Scotland

So, you’re thinking of adding Inverness and Loch Ness to your travel bucket list? After all, where else can you go monster hunting, explore magnificent mountains as well as the seaside, visit castles and battlefields and much more? But if you have not been to Scotland before, you may have a few travel Scotland questions […]