Inverness is a popular base for those who are looking to tour the historic and beautifully scenic Highlands region of Scotland. The city is one of the up and coming places in Scotland with the River Ness running through the heart of it and Inverness Castle overlooking.

The city has good transport links with direct bus and train services to Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Perth running daily. Take the chance to explore the nearby Loch Ness which is a few miles away and then browse the shops of the city centre or enjoy the vibrant nightlife.

Things to do

There are no shortage of activities in and around the Inverness area, enjoy exhilarating quad bike tours or a more relaxing 18 holes on the championship course at Castle Stuart.

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Whats On

Annual events which take place in Inverness include the popular Loch Ness Marathon which is one of the most scenic marathons in the UK and the Inverness Highland Games a great day out.

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Things to see

Inverness is a great base for seeing other parts of the Highlands but in the local area there is still plenty to see and do. Loch Ness is only a short drive away and cruises leave daily and Fort George is also not too far away and well worth a look.

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Where to stay

The majority of accommodation in Inverness is made up from bed and breakfasts with a large selection of B&Bs just outside the city centre. The Rocpool offers a luxury setting on the River Ness and for self-catering try the Rive Ness apartments which have balconys overlooking the river.

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