Annual fireworks display and bonfire at Bught Park Inverness. Admission is free.
The Inverness Highland Games will take place at Bught Park Inverness on Saturday 20th July 2019. Founded in 1822 the Inverness Highland Games is one of the most spectacular traditional gatherings staged in Scotland and is one of the highlights of any visit to the Highland capital city of Inverness.
Piping Inverness, the European Pipe Band Championships, will be taking place in the stunning setting of Bught Park, for the first time on Saturday 29th June 2019. Inverness, the Highland capital, will be hosting the Championships from 2019 to 2021
The Baxters Loch Ness Marathon & Festival of Running is a highlight. With over 9,000 runners taking part in the marathon, Baxters River Ness 10K, 10K Corporate Challenge, 5K Fun Run and Wee Nessie, there’s a race for all running abilities and ages. People turn out in their hundreds to cheer on the runners who […]
Fort George is one of the most outstanding fortifications in Europe. It was built in the wake of the Battle of Culloden (1746) as an impregnable base for King George II’s army.
North Coast 500: More than 500 miles of the best the North Highlands has to offer. The route way runs to and from Inverness, venturing round the capital of the Highlands, up the West Coast and back via the rugged north coast.
Situated in Aviemore, at the foot of the Cairngorm Mountain Range, the Cairngorm Sleddog Centre offers a wide range of activities from kennel and museum tours to sleddog trips and safaris.
The smooth, rounded hills sheltering the Tomatin Distillery reflect the softer side of nature in this quiet corner of the Highlands. Here, bubbling pure spring water, tender barley and gentle patience all go into creating an incredibly soft Highland whisky. Distillery tours are available all year round.
Perched on a high terrace above walled gardens, Dunrobin Castle, with fairytale spires and turrets, rises above the North Sea like an illustration from a storybook. Towering over both the Castle and Golspie is the Sutherland Monument atop Ben Bhraggie.
About 2 miles southeast of the village Drumnadrochit and 15 miles south of Inverness, along the A82 road, lie the spectacular ruins of Urquhart Castle on a peninsula surrounded by the breath-taking Loch Ness. In its 500 years of being a medieval castle, Urquhart has played several important roles and been a popular recurring feature […]