This is where Bonnie Prince Charlie’s Jacobites were soundly defeated by the king’s forces. The museum has an ‘immersion room’ that really gives a sense of what the fighting was like. You stand in the... more
Ft. George is still a working fort. It was built to subdue the rowdy Highlanders after the Jacobite Rebellion. You cross an interesting draw bridge over the moat to enter the fort and then can walk... more
This is a local and national icon. One of the most photographed...
It is on the west shore of Loch Ness.
We visited on a very cold, frosty, December morning. It was sunny and beautiful, with frost... more
If Loch Ness is not one of your next destinations anyway, you coulod easily do a day trip from Inverness. Take Bus 17/19A/917/919 to Urquhart Castle from which you have a wonderful view on Loch Ness.... more
The first castle on this sport was built in 1057 by Malcolm III. The castle was erected to replace another one which was destroyed by Malcolm as that one was the place where his father was presumably... more
It is an 4000 years old burial site, consisting of 3 doughnut shaped rock mounds, 2 with passage to the inner circle.You will probably not spend 3 hours to this site, but it's free, mysterious, old... more
You just gotta love dolphins, right? There are numerous companies offering tours of the Moray Firth and its dolphins, but we decided to go with the highly recommended EcoVentures on the Black Isle... more
Just east of Inverness is Cawdor Castle. Tour of part of the castle is well done. However, highlight of the show are the gardens, which are dazzling. Two distinct garden areas and several miles of... more
The battle of Culloden Moor which took place on 16 April 1746 put the end to the Stuart hopes of regaining the throne of Scotland. Bonnie Prince Charlie and his men were defeated at the battle by the... more
The Cathedral doesn't really stand out between the other churches in Inverness, such as the Old High Kirk or the Free North Church. One of the reasons might be that the original design included two... more
This beautiful victorian building is still in use as a town hall, although some authorities have moved to more spacious places. Still, it is one of the most remarkable building in the town centre. It... more
Maybe this city doesn't have too much to see compared to other cities in Great Britain or Scotland itself, hoewer, I think it's nice to spend at least one full day. Furthermore, it's a perfect place...