Hotels in Inverness

The gateway to the breathtaking Scottish Highlands and Loch Ness, Inbhir Nis is an amazing city to visit if you’re after an authentic taste of Scottish legend, history, and natural beauty. 

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Things to do in Inverness

Ness Islands

On this gentle riverside stroll to Ness Islands, you’ll cross over bridges, enjoy great views of the city, Inverness Castle and the Highlands. You might even cross paths with leaping salmon, seals and dolphins. 

Jacobite Loch Ness Cruise

Hop aboard a Jacobite Loch Ness Cruise to see if you can spot old Nessie. Combine your excursion with a trip to the Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition Experience or the ancient Urquhart Castle.

Inverness Museum and Art Gallery

Nestled beneath the castle, this is the place to go for the lowdown on the Highlands. Think local geology and archaeology, Highland bagpipes and weapons alongside temporary exhibitions. 

The Victorian Market

When it comes to shopping in Inverness, nowhere captures the spirit of Scotland quite like The Victorian Market. From bagpipes and tartans to Scottish needlework kits, your souvenir shopping is sorted. 

Discover Inverness

On two feet

Find out all there is to know about the historic buildings and architecture of the Old and New Towns on the Inverness Historic Trail.

On two wheels

From Torbeck, follow the South Loch Ness Trail to enjoy the quieter shore of Loch Ness and the stunning landscapes surrounding Inverness.

On four wheels

Let City Sightseeing’s open-top bus do all the work as you sit, back, relax and listen intently to a potted history of Inverness.