Overview

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

30 - 31 March
Everyone’s favourite colourful characters, Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po, take to the stage for their first live show in celebration of their 20th anniversary.

29 April
The 360 Etape Loch Ness startsand finishes in the Highland capital of Inverness. This event offers a fantastic challenge with unrivaled scenery on closed roads so whether you’re a seasoned cyclist or a newcomer looking for your first sportive, this could be the event for you.

26 May
Highland and Moray Food & Drink Festival features 50 wonderful exhibitors showcasing the best of Highland and Moray food and drink.

Staff Recommends

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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