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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 […]

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Inverness to Beauly, Glen Affric & Drumnadrochit – North Loch Ness Itinerary

The beautiful northern shore of Loch Ness is a perfect route to take to experience Scotland’s history, culture and essence. Travelling from Inverness to Drumnadrochit via Beauly and Glen Affric is a beautiful trail. Here’s how to make the most of it. Taking a northern route around the top of the loch from Inverness to […]

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Have Fun Whatever the Weather

Indoor Activities for a Rainy Day in Inverness and Loch Ness As summer turns to autumn here in Inverness and Loch Ness, we’re seeing a few more rainy days. But that isn’t stopping us from having fun! Our region offers a huge choice of indoor attractions and activities you can enjoy in all weathers! Castles and Museums […]

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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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Interesting Loch Ness Facts

Who Knew? Fun-tastical Facts About Loch Ness Thousands of visitors come to Loch Ness every year for the beautiful scenery and to catch a glimpse of the Loch’s famous resident, but there is more to Loch Ness than mountains and monsters! Here, we have put together some interesting facts about Loch Ness that you may […]

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The Best Lochs To Go Kayaking In And Around Loch Ness And Inverness

Kayaking Holidays in Scotland The Inverness and Loch Ness region is known around the world for amazing scenery and beautiful landscapes. And visitors and locals alike can enjoy the great outdoors on foot, by bike and, of course, on the water! So when it comes to kayaking holidays in Scotland, there are a large number […]

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A Journey through Time

Explore the many prehistoric sites and standing stones near Inverness. As you will know, Stone Circles have been getting a lot of attention recently thanks to ‘Outlander’. So here we will explore the pre-historic sites and stone circles we have in our area. And there are more of them than to be expected! Clava Cairns For those […]

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Best Places in Inverness to Wrap Up Your Christmas Shopping

Christmas Shopping in Inverness Are you planning on doing your Christmas shopping in Inverness and Loch Ness this year? Along with the big-name brands and our great Inverness shopping centres we have of the best shops in Inverness for you to find some unusual or hand-crafted gifts. So join us, pick up some quirky stocking […]