Nestled amongst the awe-inspiring scenery of the Highlands, Inverness is a picturesque city filled with attractions and surrounded by things to see and do. Immerse in Scottish culture, discover a castle, or simply lose yourself in the tranquil and breath-taking landscapes as you uncover Scotland’s treasures for yourself. Explore below our selection of top Inverness attractions and plan a visit today.

What's on in Inverness

27 - 28 October
The Halloween Show on Ness Island is one of the most spook-tacular shows you will find in Scotland with thousands of locals dressing up to discover what is lying in wait on Ness Islands.

18 November
Start getting the festive feel at the Inverness Christmas Lights Switch On Parade. This year the parade will feature Santa with a spectacular torchlit procession. 

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Best Restaurant: Sitting in the heart of Inverness, The Mustard Seed offers a local independent restaurant with an inviting highland atmosphere.

Best Shopping: The Victorian Market is home to a range of independent and specialist stores that offer visitors a warm highland welcome.

Best Kept Secret: Dolphin watching at Chanonry Point offers an incredible and unforgettable experience for those of all ages! There are more sightings in summer, however, bottlenose dolphins are present in the Moray Firth throughout the year.

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