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Inverness-shire holidays in the highlands region takes over a large part of the central highlands. It also includes a few of the islands on the west coast. These include the beautiful Isle of Skye, Uist and Harris. Visiting Inverness-shire allows you not only to visit the magnificent scenery and places to see on the mainland, but also some of the Hebridean Islands.

Take time to explore the Scottish Highlands. It borders six other regions but it also includes some islands. The highland capital of Inverness is an impressive city. Over the Moray Firth via the Kessock Bridge takes you into a beautiful area known as the Black Isle (but its not an island).

Visit Inverness-shire

Visit Inverness-shire. To the east of the city passing Inverness Airport and heading towards Nairn. You are entering into serious golfing country with some fantastic golf courses awaiting you. Fort George is worth a visit. An 18th Century fortified garrison and still a working army barracks, and home to the Highlanders’ regimental museum. This area (and the opposite shoreline of Rosemarkie & Fortrose) gives you a good vantage point to watch out for dolphins.

When you travel south down the A82, will take you down the length of Loch Ness and to Urquart Castle. Culloden Moor is a must visit. Furthermore, visiting Inverness-shire brings you many historic sites to visit. The scene of the famous Battle of Culloden, which was an exceptionally bloody one  on the 16th April 1746 the last battle to be fought on British soil. The National Trust for Scotland has a state-of-the-art visitor centre on site.

While to the west takes you to the Isle of Skye. Not to be missed, Eilean Donan Castle, a favourite photography stop for so many reasons. Also the islands of North & South Uist,  Lewis & Harris, Barra are just of a few other islands that come under this region. Visiting Inverness-shire gives lots of options as it covers a lot of area, but it is very diverse and has something for everyone. Holidays in Inverness-shire can be a total adventure, so come to visit Inverness-shire and relax. Its not all Nessie. The locals will offer you a very warm welcome.

Commando Memorial The Commando Memorial, Inverness-shire. One of Scotland’s most popular monuments which was unveiled by the Queen Mother in 1952. The backdrop of the Nevis Range provides constant changing weather which in turns which in turn adds to atmosphere to the landscape making a visit even more precious. Recently...
The Old Packhorse Bridge in Carrbridge, Inverness-shire. The pretty village of Carrbridge is in Strathspey, part of the Cairngorms National Park. The Packhorse Bridge is located only seven miles north of Aviemore, just off the main A9 road. Flowing through the heart of the village is the River Dulnain...

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