Considered the capital of the Scottish Highlands, Inverness sits at the mouth of the River Ness, which flows from the famous Loch Ness. Attracting many tourists from around the world, the freshwater lake is home to a mythical monster, known as ‘Nessie’. On the banks of the loch also stands the ruins of Urquhart Castle, an ancient fortress and supposedly one of the best places to spot Nessie.
Pack in all the city’s highlights with a walking tour through the streets, stroll along the banks of the river to discover the great museums, galleries and shopping. The city centre features many well-known high street shops, boutiques and independent stores. Foodies will also delight with many award-winning restaurants, bars and pubs in the area.