Category Archives: Inverness Attractions

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 […]

Things to do in Inverness this Winter

Winter is well and truly upon us, and what better time to visit Inverness than during its beautiful wintry glory? Here, you’ll find snow-capped landscapes, glistening Loch Ness waters and soaring pine trees that make up the perfect winter scene. At Kingsmills Hotel, our January sale provides the perfect excuse for you to visit our […]

Haunted Places In Inverness: Spook-tacular Ways To Spend This Halloween In Inverness

1. Visit A Haunted Castle: The Ghost Of Cawdor Castle Just north of Inverness is a lovely Highland castle with a flare for the dramatic. Cawdor Castle has always had a tenuous relationship with the works of William Shakespeare. In Shakespeare’s Macbeth, Macbeth became the Thane of Cawdor and lived in Cawdor Castle. And while […]

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 […]

5 Great Summer Holiday Ideas In And Around Inverness

Summer time is family fun time. So for anyone spending their summer holidays in Inverness, we’ve put together a list of summer holiday ideas in Inverness and the surrounding Highlands packed full of things to do with the kids, great kids days out and summer holiday activities for kids of all ages. 1. Highland Aviation […]

What’s Behind The Tourism Growth In Inverness?

There’s no denying Inverness is in the midst of a tourism boom. While the rest of the UK has been enjoying an increase in tourism, our sleepy Highland capital is pitted to be one of the top European destinations this year. With more and more fabulous festivals, visitor attractions and world-famous sites, we thought we’d […]

Loch And Load: Things To Do In Loch Ness During Your Next Inverness Holiday

What’s a holiday in Inverness without exploring the mighty Loch Ness? With monster myths and ancient legends, no other place in all the world can boast a more magical, mysterious heritage. It’s a place of wonder and curiosity. A place where history and legend meet. A place that feeds the imagination. In short, it is […]

24 Hours In Inverness: What To Do in Inverness In A Day?

Whether you’re in town for a day or simply passing through en route one of the great Scottish Road Trips in the Highlands, make the most of your time in Inverness with this helpful guide of what to do in Inverness in a day. From ancient castles and beautiful river walks to quirky attractions and […]