Foyers Lodge Exterior

Foyers Lodge

A stylish Victorian lodge offering luxury accommodation with breakfast and spectacular views of Loch Ness, Meall Fuar-mhonaidh and the surrounding mountain range.


Dog Falls

Glen Affric, near Cannich, IV4 7LN
Explore the rapids and still, dark pools of Dog Falls, picnic beneath the pine trees by Coire Loch, or climb to a fine view of Glen Affric.


Merkinch Local Nature Reserve

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Inverness, IV3 8AJ
This local nature reserve is a hidden gem in the heart of Inverness.


Plodda Falls

Plodda, Glen Affric, Inverness-shire, IV4 7LY
Plodda Falls soak the forest at their base in a fine mist as they plunge over drop of 151 feet (46 metres). They’re one of the most thrilling waterfalls in Scotland.


Daviot Wood

Picnic Area (A9), Daviot Wood, Inverness, IV2 5XL
Daviot Wood is a great place to relax that’s just on the doorstep of Inverness. The paths here are wide and level, so they’re ideal for family cycling or mobility scooters.

Walk Route: Circular walk from Visitor Information Centre car park.


Reelig Glen

Moniack, near Beauly, IV5 7PR
Reelig Glen is a narrow, steep-sided gorge, cut by the rushing waters of the Moniack.


Meall Fuar-mhonaidh

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Drumnadrochit, Inverness, IV63 6XH
Meall Fuar-mhonaidh is the most prominent summit around Loch Ness. Enjoy spectacular views from the top!

Walk Route: Follow signposts from Bunloit car park


Abriachan Trails at Abriachan Forest

Abriachan Forest, Abriachan, Inverness, IV3 8LB
An excellent woodland and moorland walk using trails laid out by the Abriachan Forest Community Trust. Good views and a great many things to see.

Walk Route: Circular walk from Abriachan


Whin Park

The Bught, Inverness, IV3 5SS
Whin Park in Inverness offers adventure play areas for all ages, outdoor exercise equipment for adults, a boating pond and narrow gauge railway – a great day out for all the family!


Knocknagael Boar Stone

Highland Council Offices, Glenurquhart Road, Inverness, IV3 5NX
The Knocknagael Boar Stone is a roughly shaped slab containing Pictish art, dating to between the fifth and eighth centuries.


Ardersier to Fort George

Ardersier, near Inverness, IV2 7QU
From the historic coastal village of Ardersier follow the shore path to Fort George, where you can visit the Fort and Highlanders’ Museum.

Walk Route: Shore path from Ardersier to Fort George


Craig Phadrig

Leachkin Brae, Inverness, IV3 8PN
Visit the site of the ancient fort at Craig Phadrig, a wooded hill on the west side of Inverness. Enjoy great views over the Beauly Firth.

Ancient Scottish standing stones

Clava Cairns Ancient Burial Grounds

Balnuaran of Clava, near Culloden, Inverness-shire, IV2 5EU
On a gravel terrace above the River Nairn is one of Scotland’s most evocative sacred prehistoric sites. The Clava Cairns are dominated by a line of three exceptionally well-preserved burial cairns, each enclosed by stone circles.


Divach Falls

near Drumnadrochit, Inverness-shire, IV63 6XW
Take a short, fairly easy stroll through atmospheric oakwoods to a viewing platform overlooking the dramatic cascade.


Corrieyairack Pass

Laggan, PH20
The Corrieyairack Pass, part of General Wade’s military road, is a 770m high pass from Laggan to Fort Augustus.

Walk Route: From Laggan to Fort Augustus

Farigaig Forest View

Farigaig Forest

South Loch Ness, IV2 6XR
Take to the trails at Farigaig to spot colourful wildflowers, butterflies and red squirrels, and for impressive views over Loch Ness.

The Culloden Viaduct arched railway bridge Scotland

Culloden Viaduct

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Culloden Moor, Inverness-shire, IV2 5EJ
The Clava Viaduct spans the River Nairn near Clava, about 6 miles from Inverness. It is the longest masonry railway viaduct in Scotland.



near Inverarnie, Inverness-shire, IV2 6XH
The small forest at Littlemill hides dramatic features that tell of a landscape very different from today’s peaceful glen. The ridges and lochans are leftovers from the Ice Age, formed when glaciers ground their way across the land.

Walk Route: Circular route from Littlemill car park


St. Ninian’s Church

Glen Urquhart, by Inverness, IV63 6TN
In a beautiful setting on the shore of Loch Meiklie, St. Ninian’s, built in 1853, has an Early Christian cross slab and Celtic design carpets.


Caledonian Canal Towpath Walks

Scottish Canals, Muirtown Basin, Inverness, IV3 5LE
A variety of level walks for all abilities along the Caledonian Canal from Inverness.

Walk Route: Circular walks from Inverness

Culloden Battlefield monument

Visitor Centre at Culloden Battlefield

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Culloden Battlefield, Culloden Moor, Inverness , IV2 5EU
Visiting Culloden the last hand-to-hand battle fought on British soil takes on a whole new meaning with the opening of an exciting new visitor Inverness, and interactive exhibition.

fort george military building

Fort George

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Ardersier, Inverness-shire, IV2 7TD
March into Britain’s mightiest artillery fortress for an unforgettable experience