8 Awesome Things to Do in Inverness, Scotland
Inverness, a Scottish Highlands city, is no less than a fairyland. Lush greenery, blue waters, clean air, dreamy castles and churches and the typical neat-n-beautiful Scottish houses under deep blue skies is what you first see in Inverness. And who doesn’t love such an atmosphere? This place promises you of the calm and quiet you desire always. Better you book a bed and breakfast Inverness like Beach Cottage B&B and enjoy the beauty of this heavenly place thoroughly. Beach Cottage is six miles from the city center ashore the crystal clear waters of Moray Firth offering breathtaking views of the ocean where you can watch dolphins, sea otters, seals and innumerable species of adorable birds. Stay in this b&b is an unforgettable experience as this is a perfect base while you enjoy the numerous attractions of Inverness.
Cawdor Castle of Inverness is just the fairytale castle of your dreams. It boasts of links with Shakespeare’s legendary creation, Macbeth. Don’t forget to take a romantic stroll in the gardens of the castle to get lost in a quaint charm of history.
While staying in Beach Cottage b&b Inverness, dolphin cruise is something you must do. The nearby slice of North Sea – Moray Firth – is famous for dolphin activity in the UK and Inverness Dolphin Cruises lets you enjoy them. In addition, you can also enjoy an outstanding view of popular tourist spots from the cruise like Fort George, Culloden Moor and the stunning Great Glen.
If excitement is your basic nature, because of the quiet of Inverness has somewhat bored you, head towards Wildwoodz where you can experience all the rush of adrenaline with a game of paintball. The woods are ideal for you and your family to duck and dive for tactical cover against your enemy and ultimately become a winner.
Perched on a prime spot, Urquhart Castle is overlooking Loch Ness. It was once the largest castle of Scotland, but now survived only by a tower which offers stunning panoramas of the Green Glen and Loch Ness.
Landmark Park is a fun place for adventure-lovers of all ages with numerous rides and other features which can attract the entire family. Some of the most daring and enthralling rides here are waterfall ride, Runway Timber Train and Wild Water Coaster – they are literally mind-blowing.
Culloden Moor Battlefield
This is the place where the last war on British land was fought in 1746 between British armies and the Jacobites. Today Culloden has been maintained and displaying exactly like as it would have been on the day of war, so that you can get immersed in the romance of the Scottish history.
Glen Ord Distillery
Founded in 1838, but still functional and producing some of the finest whiskies of the world, Glen Ord Distillery makes the single malt whisky distillery of Scotch whisky on the Black Isle. You will love the visit to the distillery watching the making of whisky. Above all, you get to taste the awesome whisky.
A quaint 18th century church coverted, Beauly Gallery captures and displays some of the best art of Highlands. You get to see both local as well as nationally renowned artists which you can even purchase. Don’t miss to relish a delicious cake and tea or coffee in the Victorian coffee shop here.