Inverness is a beautiful ancient city located on the River Ness south of the Highlands. It is a thriving university town, ranked as the country's most pleasant place to live. Dominated by the large crenellated castle and with many historic buildings in the old town; great opportunities for shopping; superb restaurants and venues for evening entertainment; Inverness has much to offer visitors.
Whether you choose a short city break or a longer holiday exploring the surrounding area, you will not be disappointed. If time is limited, you can take an open-topped bus tour which will take you to the historic heart of the city and along the river to Bught Park. Carry on to the elevated Tomnahurich Hill for great views over the city and the canals.
You can also take a cruise through the canals to Loch Ness where, if not a monster, you'll see Urquhart Castle and be surrounded by a stunning landscape. Lying on the Moray Firth, Inverness is ideal for those who enjoy walking and being close to nature. Attractions include the Dolphin and Seal Centre, Fort George, the Culloden Moor visitor centre, the Castle Gallery, and Ship Space, an interactive museum for both children and adults.
Inverness has a wide range of accommodation with tariffs to suit most budgets. You can stay in the heart of the city with views of the river, or in a relaxed location on the outskirts. Choose from upmarket hotels or spas; guest houses or homely Bed and Breakfasts; serviced apartments or self-catering lodges. Whatever your choice, you'll be pleased with the high standards of both amenities and service.
A wide variety of restaurants awaits you in the city. Whether you are looking for traditional fare or international cuisine, there'll be a restaurant, bistro or pub to suit. Inverness has a good number of pubs, several of which offer live music. The Eden Court Theatre offers theatre, music and art-house films. As the city of the Highlands, Inverness provides a good shopping experience with the most widely know brand names, small independent retailers and several antique and craft shops. The Victorian Arcade is a favourite with shoppers.
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