Category Archives: Family Holidays

Travelling in Scotland with your Dog

If you’re planning a dog-friendly holiday in Scotland, the beautiful Scottish Highlands are the perfect destination. Here, we have fantastic walking routes with spectacular scenery and there are many dog-friendly cafés and pubs. And, here at the Kingsmills Hotel, we love to welcome you and your four-legged friends! Our dog-friendly accommodation allows you to enjoy […]

Enjoy February Half Term with the Family in Inverness

Happy New Year! If you were lucky enough to have a break over Christmas, we hope you had a wonderful time. Now, the holidays are over and it’s back to work and school for us all. But that doesn’t stop us from dreaming about the next holiday. For many families, the February half term holidays […]

Christmas In Inverness: 5 Things To Look Forward To This Festive Season

1. Christmas Lights Switch On Nothing marks the start of the festive season quite like the annual Christmas Lights Switch On. On the 19th of November, the start of the festive seasons gets underway with family fun and festive festivities in the heart of Inverness. After a torchlight procession from Crown Primary School all along […]

3 Things We Love About Visiting Urquhart Castle

Urquhart Castle is perhaps one of the most iconic attractions in all of Inverness and Loch Ness. Once a mighty fortress protecting the north from raiders and invaders, the ancient ruins and forgotten battlefields tell the story of strife, struggle and war in the heart of the Scottish Highlands. For centuries the Castle has been […]

10 Reasons Why Visiting The Scottish Highlands Should Be On Everyone’s Bucket List

There’s something enchanting about the Scottish Highlands. From the rolling glens and towering Munros to the ancient castles and captivating Highland clans, the Highlands are known the world over as a place of indescribable beauty, wilderness and wonder. Today, visiting the Scottish Highlands has found its way to the top of many adventurers’ travel bucket […]

3 Ways To Stay Cool This Summer: Summer Activities In Inverness

Spring has sprung and summer is in the air. And while Scotland may not be known for its sunny weather, here in the Highlands things really heat up in the summer months. With fabulous festivals, amazing activities, sensational attractions and an endless supply of things to do for the whole family, there is no place […]

3 Great Day Tours From Inverness

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. […]

The Hunt Is On For Things To Do This Easter In Inverness

Bank holidays, budding springtime blossoms and the perfect excuse to eat your weight in chocolate. What’s not to love about Easter in Inverness? Easter in Inverness. You’re In For A Cracking Good Time As the days grow longer (and dare we say it, drier), there is no place quite like the great outdoors of the […]