Attractions & Things to do
Immerse yourself in the area’s outstanding heritage and stunning scenery with one of the many exciting and award winning visitor attractions on offer.
is the scene of the last battle fought on British soil - a location famed for changing the way of life in the Highlands and Islands. Recently renovated, the new visitor and exhibition centre allows the historic story of Culloden to be told in an innovative way which appeals to all ages. Using interactive characters that witnessed or were involved in the battle and incorporating the latest historical and archaeological evidence, the visitor centre and exhibition tells the course of events through fresh eyes.
Jacobite – Experience Loch Ness
For the finest way to see Loch Ness and the Caledonian Canal, enjoy a luxury cruise with Jacobite - Experience Loch Ness
Jacobite offers not just cruises but a wide selection of tours, from one hour to a full day, available throughout the year. With options to visit Urquhart Castle and the award winning Loch Ness Centre, Jacobite invites you to truly experience Loch Ness.
Located at the heart of the Moray Firth Special Area of Conservation, EcoVentures
offers an exhilarating and memorable boat trip experience, accompanied with the chance to catch a glimpse of the resident Bottlenose Dolphins. Experience the thrill aboard the high speed, offshore RIB (Rigid Inflatable Boat) and share firsthand the unique scenery, wildlife and history of the area.
Eden Court Theatre
Eden Court Theatre
is a large theatre, cinema and arts venue situated in the centre of Inverness. The theatre has recently undergone a complete refurbishment and is now the largest combined arts centre in Scotland. With the reconstruction complete the theatre now has two auditoriums, two cinemas and two performance/dance studios. The theatre's restaurant and bar facilities have also been totally overhauled and improved.
is a large 18th century fortress near Inverness with perhaps the mightiest artillery fortifications in Europe. Built on a barren spit of land jutting into the Moray Firth at Ardersier, the fortress has never been attacked, and has remained in continuous use as a garrison. Fort George still serves as army barracks and remains virtually unaltered and is open to visitors with exhibits and recreations showing use at different periods.
The Highlands of Scotland are blessed with an array of picturesque and romantic castles. Cawdor Castle
is a superb fairy-tale Castle home of the Cawdor family to this day. It is located 15 miles outside of Inverness and has a magical name linked with Shakespeare’s Macbeth. The atmospheric and historic ruins of Urquhart Castle
overlook the water of Loch Ness, surrounded by some of Scotland’s most stunning Highland scenery. Home of the Clan Sutherland, Dunrobin Castle
is set in magnificent formal gardens 1 hour from Inverness and contains an outstanding collection of paintings, furniture, tapestries and silver.
The Highlands of Scotland provide some of the best championship golf courses in the country, to suit all budgets and abilities. From easily accessible clubs in Inverness, to challenging links courses, world class championship courses to brand new courses, picture-perfect views come as standard.
For more information, please follow the below links;
Spey Valley Golf Course
For a full list of golf clubs in the Highlands please click here.