In and around Inverness
Culloden Battlefield, Inverness Museum & Art Gallery, Clava Cairns, River Ness & Ness Islands and Inverness Botanic Gardens
A prominent location during the Jacobite Rising in 1745. Head to the Battle of Culloden Visitor Centre and feel like you are right at the very heart of the action as you immerse yourself in the 360-degree immersion theatre experience. Discover the unfolding story of the Jacobite Rising as you learn more about the Jacobite and Government perspectives with unique artefacts on display around the museum on the series of events that occurred. Make sure to pop into the gift shop and take a small piece of history home with you ranging from the flowers of the Battlefield to Culloden whisky.
Duration of stay: 3 Hours
History buffs are in for a treat when they step inside the Inverness Museum & Art Gallery. Spend a few hours taking a look round its fascinating range of artefacts and collections that celebrate the very best of Highland life and its heritage.
Duration of stay: 2 Hours
Stop en-route to Clava Cairns. Take a wander around this Bronze Age cemetery where you will come across graves dating back as far as 2000 BC where you will have a fantastic insight to the Highlands remarkable history.
Duration of stay: 25 Minutes
Make the most of your one day in Inverness by heading to the River Ness and Islands. Make sure to pack your hiking boots as the area offers a range of challenging walking routes, perfect for the keen adventurer! If you don’t want to walk for miles and want to take things at an easier pace, there are many short walks to be enjoyed including the Inverness City Centre to the Ness Islands, a group of islands located in the middle of the River Ness each connected with suspension bridges to get from A to B. Fancy making the most out of your time here? The Ness Islands is a key spot for runners with its endless pathways and natural surroundings.
Duration of stay: 30 Minutes
You might want to escape the busy bustle of the city centre but peace and tranquillity can never be found too far away at the Inverness Botanic Gardens. From exotic plants and trees to cactus houses, the gardens create the perfect little oasis for you to chill out!
Duration of stay: 1.5 Hours