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Things to do in Inverness

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There are lots of things to do in Inverness as one would expect from one of Scotland’s top tourist destinations. Inverness is entwined with the history of the highlands and Scotland. It’s often used as a base from which to explore the Highlands and to take part in the many outdoor activities in the Inverness area.

To explore some of the activities and visitor activities on offer click the images or see the brief descriptions below.

Inverness Museum and Art Gallery
Inverness Museum and Art Gallery is an ideal way to learn and appreciate the history and culture of the Highlands. The Art Gallery holds regular exhibitions.

Floral Gardens
Visit the beautiful and peaceful gardens within walking distance of Inverness town centre.

Victorian Market
One of the shopping highlights of Inverness with a large range of independent shops.

The Scottish Kiltmaker Visitor Centre
Scotland's only visitor attraction devoted to our famous national dress.

Inverness Cathedral
Set on the banks of the River Ness, Inverness Cathedral is well worth a visit.

Hire a Bike in Inverness
One of the best ways to tour around Inverness is by bike. Find out more about bike hire here.

Little Isle Fishing
Go trout or salmon fishing on the River Ness or Loch Ness with a ghillie/guide.

White Water Rafting
One of the most exciting things to do in the area. Experience the thrills of white water rafting on the River Findhorn.

Inverness Castle Viewpoint
The Inverness Castle Viewpoint is now open and offers great views of the city.

Moray Firth Dolphins
The dolphins are one of the top things to do in the Inverness area. Watch from the shore or take a cruise.

Highland Aviation Museum
Discover civil and military aviation history at this private museum near Inverness Airport.

Fort George
Visit Fort George near Inverness was built after the Battle of Culloden and remains an impressive fortification.

Urquhart Castle
A must visit for the tourist to Inverness. A long troubled history with stunning view along Loch Ness make this a must see.

Watch Football at Inverness Caledonian FC
Watch some of the top football teams in Scotland.

Merkinch Local Nature Reserve
Nature in Inverness City. Enjoy a walk in this lovely local nature reserve with views over to the Black Isle.

Take a tour
Tour Inverness and the Highlands by bus, car, foot and boat!.

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Urquhart Castle





Moray Firth Dolphins

Inverness Cathedral

Merkinch Reserve

Kiltmaker Centre

Inverness Caledonian

Victorian Market

Inverness Floral Hall

Aviation Museum

Inverness Bike Hire

Bike Hire in Inverness

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Little Isle Fishing

Inverness Castle

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