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

18 August
Bright Beauly Fair will be a one-stop creative, shopping and culinary experience showcasing the talent and skills of brilliant Scottish designer-makers, artists and chefs of the highest calibre.

23 September
The Baxters Loch Ness Marathon is quite possibly one of the most stunning marathons in the world. With spectacular scenery, fantastic atmosphere and a truly memorable experience – it’s no wonder it was voted in the top 10 UK marathons by Runner’s World readers in 2016 and is on the bucket list for many runners from around the world.

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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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