Things to See and Do
There are many places to visit while you are holidaying in
We are only a few minutes away from the new sports complex
featuring squash and tennis and the Inverness Bowling Club, where you will be
made most welcome.
In the evening why not enjoy a performance at
The Eden Court Theatre
or alternatively a live music session at the Scottish Ceilidh Bar called
Hootenanny in Church Street.
Look out for
Scottish Showtime at the
Spectrum Centre (by the bus station): a live professional performance of
traditional Scottish music and dance suitable for adults & children. Every
evening 8.30pm - 10.30pm Monday - Thursday in June & July, Monday - Friday
in August & September. Book your tickets by phone +44(0)349 830 930 or via
their web site. This popular show has been running for 30 years.
West side of White Lodge Guest House we have the
Inverness Aquadome and International Olympic pool, plus the
beautiful Torvean 18 hole golf.
If you don't want to get involved in
sporting activities, you can go for a relaxing cruise down Loch Ness on the
Jacobite Queen, taking in
Urquhart Castle, and with luck
You can visit the historic
Castle and Culloden Battlefield. the site of the final battle in the 1745
Jacobite uprising. Make sure you are taken on a tour by the period dressed
guides. You will find this a facinating way to discover the story of the Battle
and the aftermath for the Highlands.
Inverness is an excellent base for touring if you wish to go
further afield. Fort William, the Isle of Skye, Wester Ross and Orkney are all
accessible on day trips.
There are numerous Whisky Distilleries to visit
in the Highland region and neighbouring Speyside. For something a little more
unusual, try Moniack
Wineries in the castle just outside Inverness on the road to
One of the must-sees has to be
Castle, the historic seat of the
Clan MacRae, and only 2 hours
drive from Inverness through magnificent mountain scenery.
Eilean Donan Castle
Lovers of outstanding countryside will be spellbound by the
solitude and wild beauty of local Glens -
Cannich and Strathconnon - all within 40 minutes drive.
Highland Trekking & Trail Riding is situated at the remote settlement
of Cougie (NH242212), ten miles from the village of Cannich, close to the Glen
Afric Nature Reserve. It is set amidst stunning scenery assuring visitors of a
memorable and tranquill experience. Other pony trekking centres are also within
easy reach. Regardless of the weather, there is always plenty to do or see
For those interested in Golf, Torvean Golf Club is only 10 minutes from the centre of the city.
For those who are decidedly more adventurous check out
sports in the highlands.
Don't forget to check with each of the
businesses listed for individual opening times and availability.