Places of Interest
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Inverness and Loch Ness
Inverness, the ‘Capital of the Highlands’, is an ancient city, but with a modern, multicultural atmosphere. Visit its impressive castle and museums, 4,000 year old burial cairns or browse the large range of shops, including the Victorian Market. At over 20 miles long, a mile wide and 700 feet at its deepest, Loch Ness is the largest lake in Scotland by volume. Loch Ness is full of surprises; enjoy the landscape, explore the history of the area, visit the charming towns and villages like Fort Augustus, Foyers, Cannich and Drumnadrochit, or just relax and enjoy the wonderful scenery.
This attractive town, which styles itself as ‘The Outdoor Capital of the UK’ is situated at the foot of Ben Nevis, Britain’s highest mountain. Try taking a quick ride up Aonach Mor, Britain’s highest cable car run, and admire the stunning views from the top.
A gentle drive through the Spey Valley is a delight – especially if rounded off with a visit to one of its many distilleries, such as the Glenlivet Distillery.
Baxter’s Highland Village
Set on the banks of the River Spey, the village tells the Baxters story to over 220,000 visitors each year.
is without doubt one of Scotland’s most popular tourist destinations, famous for its beautiful mountain setting, range of shops and skiing facilities.
Speyside Heather Centre
is an award-winning attraction with exhibitions, wildlife viewing stations and a garden centre amongst its attractions.
Cairngorm Mountain Railway
The funicular railway climbs over 1,200ft to the Ptarmigan top station, with breathtaking views over the mountains.
is a well-established village which nestles in the upper Spey Valley. It is popular with outdoor enthusiasts, particularly anglers, walkers and pony trekkers. The village offers numerous attractions, including the Highland Folk Museum, Waltzing Waters Light and Water Theatre and the Glen MacPherson Museum.