Red stag in the rain in Scotland

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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Myths and Legends Surrounding Loch Ness

The Myths and Legends of Loch Ness We all know about Nessie, but Loch Ness isn’t all about monsters. The famous Scottish loch has got many other tales to tell. Here, we have found a few Loch Ness myths and legends that you may not have heard of yet! Loch Ness Monster First thing’s first, the infamous Loch […]

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 fictional picture of Nessie
Close up of scotsman in red and black kilt

How to tell a true Scotsman

The Stereotypical “True Scotsman” If you believe all the stories, a true Scotsman is identified by: a) his ginger hair b) a modest boast that he wears nothing under his kilt c) an appetite for deep-fried Mars bars While there is some truth in all of the above, the modern Scotsman tends to only wear […]

A serpent image in a rock near Loch Ness

The Secret of the Serpent Stone

Today we have a guest post from long time Nessie hunter and Loch Ness mystery blogger Roland Watson, who shares an intriguing discovery he made on the shore. Roland is an engineer working in Edinburgh who has had an interest in the Loch Ness Monster since his teenage years and visits the loch every year for the […]

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Explore Loch Ness with Google Maps

Virtual Tours of Loch Ness This great video from the people at Google Maps explains their motivation in mapping Loch Ness for the internet audience, as well as giving you a little taster of what you can expect when you explore the area online with their amazing over and underwater tours of Loch Ness. Using […]