The Scottish Highlands

Inverness - The Capital of the North


This ‘Capital of the Highlands’ is the UK’s northernmost city.

Some of Scotland’s best-known sights are within easy reach of this historic city.

Base yourself in Inverness to discover the breath-taking beauty of the Highlands.

Things to see...

Culloden Moor

Culloden Moor – A tragic end

The Battle of Culloden in 1746 was the last pitched battle on British soil. Hundreds of clansmen and Jacobites lost their lives. The Culloden Visitor Centre vividly tells the poignant tale from both perspectives.

Inverness Castle – An impressive outlook

Inverness Castle
There has been a castle on the cliff overlooking the River Ness since the 11th century. Nowadays it houses Inverness Sheriff Court. Climb the north tower for an unrivalled city panorama.

Clava Cairns – Where history meets mystery

Clava Cairns
The Clava Cairns are a 4,000-year-old burial stone monument near Culloden. They are attracting fresh interest for inspiring the time-travel portal in TV hit Outlander.

Tours that visit Inverness


1 Day Tour from £ 15 Edinburgh City Tour
Edinburgh City Tour
from Edinburgh

See the highlights of Edinburgh from a different viewpoint - the top deck of an open-top double decker bus.

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4 Day Tour from £ 555 Edinburgh, Skye and the Highlands
Edinburgh, Skye and the Highlands
from London

Travel directly from London to visit Edinburgh, Scotland’s historic Capital City then tour through the Highlands to see Glen Coe, Loch Ness and the amazing Isle of Skye.

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6 Day Tour from £ 975 Real Britain
Real Britain
from London

Discover the scenery, cities, culture and history that makes Britain great on this highly affordable tour from London.

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3 Day Tour from £ 415 Edinburgh, Loch Ness and the Highlands
Edinburgh, Loch Ness and the Highlands
from London

Leave London behind to get a taste of historic Edinburgh and experience the natural beauty of the Scottish Highlands.

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5 Day Tour from £ 655 Edinburgh, Skye and the Far North
Edinburgh, Skye and the Far North
from London

On this short break from London discover elegant Edinburgh then head to the Highlands to explore the Isle of Skye and the Northern Highlands.

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1 Day Tour from £ 205 Edinburgh by Train
Edinburgh by Train
from London

Want to visit Edinburgh for a day during your stay in London? This convenient tour package is just for you!

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10 Day Tour from £ 1765 Scottish Clans and Castles
Scottish Clans and Castles
from Glasgow

Discover the history of Scotland and her people on this inspiring tour through the Highlands which includes a trip on the famous Jacobite Steam Train.

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8 Day Tour from £ 1335 Scottish Dream
Scottish Dream
from Glasgow

On this comprehensive tour experience many aspects of Scotland from the great cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow to the scenic beauty of the Isle of Skye.

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8 Day Tour from £ 795 England and Scotland Heritage
England and Scotland Heritage
from London

Experience the highlights of Britain and enjoy great value on this fabulous tour

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8 Day Tour from £ 1325 Amazing Britain
Amazing Britain
from London

Capture the heritage of Britain, explore celebrated cities and venture into the heart of the Scottish Highlands.

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11 Day Tour from £ 1850 Best of Britain
Best of Britain
from London

This comprehensive tour showcases the very best of three neighbours - England, Scotland and Wales.

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7 Day Tour from £ 1475 Best of Scotland
Best of Scotland
from Edinburgh

This comprehensive tour of the beautiful Scottish Highlands features all the “must see” destinations.

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8 Day Tour from £ 895 British Explorer Small Group Tour
British Explorer Small Group Tour
from London

Discover the highlights of England, Scotland and Wales on this easy-paced small group tour from London to Edinburgh.

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15 Day Tour from £ 3015 British Highlights
British Highlights
from London

This relaxing tour has been designed for the discerning traveller who wants to explore Britain in depth.

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10 Day Tour from £ 2050 Castles and Kilts
Castles and Kilts
from London

This family themed tour from London to Edinburgh focuses on the mystery and magic of England, Scotland and Wales.

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9 Day Tour from £ 2075 Country Roads of Scotland
Country Roads of Scotland
from Edinburgh

Scotland shows off its most attractive side on this luxury road-cruise tour to Skye, the Highlands and Orkney Islands.

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