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Exciting Highland Events in 2020

What’s on in the Highlands in 2020? As a new year begins, our thoughts turn to upcoming events and what we can really look forward to. Well, here in the Highlands, there is plenty going on. From Skye to Fort William, or Drumnadrochit to Inverness there are once again many great Highland events and festivals […]

New, exciting challenges for the New Year!

Runners and cyclists love Inverness and Loch Ness for the scenic routes to explore and fantastic races to enter, but are you ready for a new sporting challenge in Scotland this year? Perhaps you want to take on a marathon, ultra-marathon or even a duathlon in Scotland? We’re very excited about Scotland’s newest long-distance trail […]

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Christmas Breaks in the Highlands: What to look forward to this Festive Season

Scotland doesn’t get much more magical than when you go on Christmas breaks in the Highlands! The Scottish Highlands are special all year round, but they take on a special feeling around Christmas. It is truly magical in the city of Inverness with canopies of Christmas lights creating a cosy feel over some of the […]

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Our Guide to Cycling around Loch Ness

Cycle the Loch Ness 360° Trail Last summer, the Loch Ness 360° Trail, a brand new walking and cycling route, opened in Scotland. This route connects the Great Glen Way and the South Loch Ness Trail into one loop around the iconic Loch Ness. This is a ride of a lifetime. With breathtaking views, ancient […]

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Explore Inverness and Loch Ness on Two Wheels!

Cycle Around Loch Ness and Inverness The Inverness and Loch Ness region offer cycling routes for all abilities, from easy family rides to challenging cycling sportives! For Beginners and Families There are many cycle routes suitable for beginners and groups of mixed ability. One good example is the Dochgarroch Loop, which starts from Tomnahurich Bridge […]

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Winter Activities to Get the Blood Pumping

Our Favourite Winter Activities in Scotland The Highlands is a truly magical place for a winter break in Scotland. The air is cold and crisp and the mountains are covered in fresh white snow. In winter, temperatures hover around 4°C and often dip below freezing. There are so many winter activities in Scotland and things […]

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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 […]