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! […]

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 […]

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 […]

A view of mist over the Beauly Firth from Craig Phadrig

A Short Winter Walk To A Very Historic Site

Visit the ancient fort of Craig Phadrig and enjoy stunning views over the Beauly Firth Here in the Highlands, days are a little shorter in winter than summer. To point out, daylight hours in deep winter are 8 am to 4 pm! But that is no excuse to stay indoors. There are plenty of short […]

Lower foyers view over Loch Ness

Everything You Need To Know About The South Loch Ness Trail

For anyone visiting Loch Ness, one of the best ways to enjoy the majesty and wonder of the Scottish Highlands is on foot. Luckily, for the avid explorers or adventurers out there, walking routes in the region are many and varied. And one of our favourite Loch Ness hiking trails has to be the South […]

Woman smiling in the rain with umbrella and raincoat

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 […]

Clan Mackintosh burial stone at Culloden Battlefield

Haunted Highlands: Places to Visit if you Dare

Highland Ghost Stories That’ll Give You The Chills In a country full of ancient castles, Scottish battlefields and stone circles, is it any wonder that Inverness and Loch Ness has a few Highland ghost stories to tell? We have all heard of Scotland’s spooky castles.  Below we have found you some spooky haunted Inverness ghost […]

Boats along the harbour at sunset

Follow the River Nairn from the Seaside to Cawdor

Riverside Path from Nairn to Cawdor We have already introduced you to a few walks around Inverness and Loch Ness, but don’t miss a visit to the villages and visitor attractions east of Inverness! This area has got much to offer. For example, famous Culloden Battlefield, Fort George and Cawdor Castle. If you’d like to combine your visit to […]

Sunlight streaming into cave entrance

In Search of the Real Dun Bonnet

Dun Bonnet’s Cave in Foyers Today we went in search of a cave. Bonaid Odhair Cave to be exact. (Also known as Dun Bonnet’s Cave). This once little-known cave has been made famous by the popular Outlander series. In series 3, we saw main character Highlander Jamie Fraser hiding in here, and nick-named Dun Bonnet. […]