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 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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11 Day Tour Scenic Britain
Scenic Britain
from London

This leisurely tour from London to Edinburgh focuses on the delights of Cornwall, scenic North Wales and the beauty of the Lake District.

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1 Day Tour 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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3 Day Tour 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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4 Day Tour 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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5 Day Tour 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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8 Day Tour 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 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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