Nestled at the heart of the Scottish Highlands, Inverness is a city steeped in history and surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty. Known as the "Gateway to the Highlands," it beckons travellers with its charm, warm hospitality, and an array of captivating experiences. Explore the city's rich history by visiting the iconic Inverness Castle and the nearby Inverness Museum and Art Gallery. Immerse yourself in tales of the past and discover the city's pivotal role in Scottish history. Our Inverness lodges and holiday parks tick all the boxes for an ideal break with your loved ones. From luxury lodges complete with private hot tubs to pet-friendly parks we've got you covered. Set in tranquil locations this year-round destination has it all, whatever your interests or budget. So pack your bags and set off on an adventure in the Scottish countryside.
North past Inverness sits some of the best beaches in Northern Scotland. Tranquil and secluded, Dornoch Beach is the perfect sport for a family picnic, while Brora Beach is home to Jurassic rocks and, occasionally, colonies of seals. Towards the east is Nairn Beach, which has a promenade and leisure centre close by - perfect for grabbing an ice cream or a quick bite to eat. However, the ultimate destination for sandy shores is Thurso Beach, where fish beds teem with life and surfers ride the waves in winter and spring. The Northern Highlands has some of the finest unspoilt scenery in the UK, so grab your sandals and prepare to kick up some sand.
Embark on a journey along the famous Loch Ness, just a stone's throw away from Inverness. Take a boat tour to unravel the mysteries of the legendary Loch Ness Monster and marvel at the serenity of its shimmering waters.
Nature enthusiasts will be delighted by the surrounding landscapes, from the rolling hills and ancient Caledonian forests to the dramatic coastline and tranquil lochs. Embark on scenic drives, go hiking or mountain biking, and breathe in the fresh Highland air. Inverness is also a vibrant hub for traditional music, bustling markets, and delectable local cuisine. Enjoy live music in cosy pubs, browse through unique craft stalls, and indulge in fresh Scottish produce. The Inverness Highland Games is an annual highlight, while the Inverness Jazz Festival fills the streets with the music of local bands. Visit in the winter and you may even be lucky enough to see the beauty of the Northern Lights.