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River Ness, Inverness

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Where is Inverness? The Capital of the Scottish Highlands sits on Scotland’s northeast coast, where the River Ness meets the Moray Firth.

Head north for a weekend break or holiday in Inverness! This vibrant city offers all the wonders of the Highlands on its doorstep. Experience true Outlander Highland scenery,  iconic castles, majestic mountains and unique wildlife, including the famous Loch Ness monster! 

Inverness really has it all for a memorable city break or a longer Highland holiday. View this compact city from the top of Inverness Castle, marvel at the stunning St Andrew’s Cathedral or take a relaxing stroll along the banks of the River Ness. Finish the day at one of our award-winning restaurant or lively Scottish pub with some traditional music and a wee dram of whisky. 

So start planning your perfect Inverness holidays now!

Travel in Inverness


There are plenty of options when it comes to travelling to the Highland capital. Fly to Inverness Airport from a number of destinations across the UK and Europe or take the train with Scotrail or the luxury Caledonian Sleeper overnight. If travelling by road from the south, the A9 is the main route, connecting the city with Perth, Edinburgh and Glasgow, and many other towns. There are good coach links to Inverness as well. Whichever way you choose, it's a pretty scenic journey!

But perhaps you'll be a bit more adventurous than most? Travel to Inverness by boat via the Caledonian Canal, walk along the Great Glen Way or get there on two wheels by taking the Great Glen Mountain Bike Trail from Fort William. 

Travel to Inverness


Inverness city centre is pretty compact, so it's easy to get around on foot. There are plenty of taxi companies available too. 

If heading out of the city, take advantage of the many car hire companies, or join a day tour. The local bus service also links the city to some of the surrounding villages. You could also take a scenic train journey to visit Plockton and Attadale with the Kyle Line itinerary or the north Highlands with the Far North Line.

Get to Inverness now!