Glen Affric in Autumn trees and river

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 […]

Cruising on Loch Ness

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 […]

Beautiful green walkway in the Scottish Highlands

Explore these Hidden Highland Treasures

Hidden Gems in the Scottish Highlands Inverness and Loch Ness welcomes thousands of visitors every year. All eager to experience the magnificent scenery, culture and history of the Highlands. Most people head straight for the well-known visitor attractions around our famous Loch. But we locals know a few amazing spots off the beaten track that […]

The Clava cairns near Inverness

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 […]

Car-Free Holidays in Inverness and Loch Ness

Many of our Inverness and Loch Ness visitors arrive in the area by air or rail. And although hiring a car is very popular, it’s not a must. Whether you prefer a car-free holiday to help our environment or because you’re a bit wary of driving on the left and on single-track roads, there are […]

A fictional picture of Nessie
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 […]

Canoe Expedition nightsky

Inverness and Loch Ness: Fun Facts

Fun and Interesting Facts about Inverness and Loch Ness Here at Visit Inverness Loch Ness, we work endlessly to ensure the ultimate Highland Holidays in Scotland for you! That means helping you to live like a local when you’re with us. As such, each month we like to add a new Fun Fact to our […]

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. […]

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 […]