Known as the capital of the Highlands, Inverness is notable for its charming market town allure and is accessible by boat. Travel along the Inverness Historic trail, and you’ll be guided through the old and new areas of the town, delving deep into Inverness’s fascinating history.
Highlights of the city include Inverness castle dating back to 1836, which stands on a cliff overlooking the River Ness. And, the Inverness Botanic Gardens, where you’ll find a splendid display of subtropical plants.
Once you’ve finished exploring the city centre, escape the hustle and bustle of the town with a stroll along the river banks where you’ll come across Ness islands for a little piece of tranquillity.
On the way you’ll pass the magnificent red-sandstone towers of St Andrews Cathedral, and Eden’s court theatre - a superb venue that features opera, ballet, drama performances, and even a cinema.
Or for a hidden gem, visit Merkinch Local Nature Reserve, 54 hectares of land packed with wildlife including Roe deer, owls and herons located in the heart of Inverness.
On the outskirts of the city you’ll find Torvean Golf Club, an 18-hole parkland course with an informal feel – perfect for everyone from the budding pro to the beginner golfer.