As the unofficial capital of the Scottish Highlands, Inverness is without a doubt your gateway to the hidden wonders and untold mysteries of one of Scotland’s most mythical, magical regions. And with a number of day tours from Inverness to choose from, experiencing all the Highlands has to offer has never been this easy before.
1. Isle of Skye
When it comes to day tours from Inverness, the Skye’s the limit. Famous for its awe-inspiring landscapes and turbulent history, there is so much more to Skye than meets the eye. An Isle steeped in myths and legends, there’s a story around every corner. From the giants in northern Skye, to the wee folk who live in Faerie Glen, it’s a place where wonder abounds. Explore the many majestic mountains and fabled sites of ageless Skye. Discover ancient landscapes that still bear the scars of a battle-weary past. And visit villages where the ol’ traditional ways of life are still very much a part of day-to-day living. Simply arrange one of the great day tours from Inverness to the sleepy, majestic Isle of Skye and experience the magic of Skye for yourself.
2. Highland Discovery Tour
For the ultimate Highland experience, embark on a journey of discovery across the Scottish Highlands with a Highland highlights tour. Travel back in time at the medieval ruins of Urquhart Castle and enjoy the enchanting views across Loch Ness along the way. Follow in the footsteps of the fallen Jacobite soldiers at the Culloden Battlefields, before toasting the Highlands at the smallest working whisky distillery in Speyside. And finally, a must for Outlander fans, visit the ancient Bronze Age burial cairns and standing stones of Clava Cairns.
3. Forget Paris. Welcome To Harris!
With daily flights between Inverness and Stornoway, day trips from Inverness to the Isle of Harris are fast becoming a favourite pastime for locals and tourists alike. Tucked away on the north-west corner of the Outer Hebrides, the Isle of Harris is a wonderful mix of fascinating contrasts. Wild and gentle. Warm and calm. Ancient, yet bubbling with life. Harris combines the very best of small-town charm with fascinating attractions, enchanting eateries, fabulous crafts and (of course) sensational shopping.
Home to Harris Tweed, breath-taking beaches and warm, welcoming people, there is a unique mix of things to do and places to see on the wee Isle. From shopping for Tweed and tours of the Harris Distillery, to marvelling at the emerald waters and white, untouched beaches the area is known for, step into a world seemingly forgotten and untouched by time on the very edge of Scotland.
There you have it. Three wonderful day tours from Inverness to some of the most majestic, awe-inspiring parts of Scotland. To discover a side of the Scottish Highlands rarely experienced, take a look at our many special offers and book your holiday to Inverness today.