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 […]

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A Complete guide on 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. […]

View of Loch Ness from a boat

So where Is Loch Ness exactly?

Where is Loch Ness? Let’s start with the basics. If you look at a map of Britain, Scotland is at the top, look at the far northern tip of the island – that’s John O Groats. Now move south along the east coast until you get to the pointy end of the V shape – […]

Loch Ness in Scotland view from Dores

Visiting Loch Ness from Inverness

Getting from Inverness to Loch Ness “How easy is it to get from Inverness to Loch Ness?” – a question people often ask us! Most visitors to Inverness want to see Loch Ness during their stay. It’s only eight miles from Inverness and there are various ways of getting there. By Car If you have access to a car, […]

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 […]

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What’s the Weather like in Inverness?

Inverness Weather: We Reveal Some Surprising Facts! INVERNESS WEATHER “What’s the weather like in Inverness?” That’s a question people frequently ask us. 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 […]

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 […]