Inverness

Inverness Travel Guide

With so many activities and must see attractions, no traveler will spend a minute wondering what to do in Inverness.

History lovers won't be short of things to do in Inverness with the Titanic Inverness Maritime Museum and Inverness Castle just two of many attractions. The Inverness Castle is one of the most popular attractions. The original castle, now the courthouse, is the fulcrum of Inverness's rich history. The Abertarff House on Church Street is the oldest building in the city.

Adrenalin junkies can ski The Highlands in the winter or spend the summers whitewater rafting, kayaking and windsurfing around the area's many waterways. The links golf courses in the area aren't for amateurs with mountain winds sending shots in obscure directions.

"Bagging the Munros." Say what? Climbing or bagging some of the areas 284 3,000 foot plus peaks or munros offers spectacular views. For a more relaxing outdoors activities, walk the Speyside way – a winding 65-mile footpath along the River Spey or cast a line into one of the UK's best fishing areas for fresh water salmon and pike. Simply taking in views on a drive through the twisting narrow roads is a wonderful thing to do in Inverness.

Best for live music, especially during the Celtic Colours Festival.