Immediate Local Area …

Some Useful Local Links

Firstly, thanks to our local Photographer who produced the rooms photos: Walter Geddes

Activities and Interests…

Loch Ness – www.jacobite.co.uk

Culloden Battlefield – www.nts.org.uk/culloden

Cawder Castle – www.cawdorcastle.com

Inverness Highland Games – www.invernesshighlandgames.com

The Castle Tavern – Real Ale Pub – www.castletavern.net

Cafe 1 –Restaurant – our guests like this one – www.cafe1.net

Mustard Seed – Favourite Restaurant – www.mustardseedrestaurant.co.uk

More handy Websites…

Pub, restaurant in stunning location by Loch Ness Dores Inn,  International Championship Golf Course Castle Stuart, Adventure and activity park Bogbain Adventure Farm, Dolphin Cruises Bottlenose Dolphin Cruise,  Sports Centre and Swimming Pool Aquadrome,  Ice Rink ICE Rink, Angling Club  SalmonFishingOrkney Trips Orkney website,  Orkney Local Site  Scara Brae,  Black Isle Dolphin Trips  Dolphins Avoch,  Eden Court theatre Eden Court,  Ironworks Music Venue Ironworks.

Explore the Highlands

Day Trips for your holiday base in Inverness

Day Trip to Orkney: [website]

Picture shows Chapel built by Italian PoWs, but Orkney has several millennium of history with Scara Brae showing a settlement approximately 5,000 years old and the ancient Standing Stones of Stenness and world famous Ring of Brodgar.

Outdoor Pursuits

The Highlands provides a great base for all outdoor pursuits from Walking, Fishing, Bike Riding, Horse Riding, Painting, Bird Watching, Wildlife Viewing & Photography! (just a few).

Golf, Links Golf and the Open

There are 27 Golf Clubs within within a 10mile radius of the City including many spectacular links courses.  Regular host to the Scottish open, Castle Stewart is nearby on the road to the airport there are many  but a little further afield, 45 minutes drive north of Inverness takes you to  Royal Dornoch Championship course.

Dolphins and other Seaside Wildlife

Moray Firth Bottlenose Dolphins, Whales, Seals and a wide selection of sea life and birds to watch are available across the beaches.  A few miles south Dolphin Cruises set out from Avoch on the Black Isle and can be seen from the shore at Channory Point where this photo of the leaping dolphin was taken.

Highland Beaches

The Highlands have a wealth of coastline styles with miles of virgin sands on the East Coast from the Moray Coast to Nairn, the Black Isle to the North and further  North and West coasts have many sandy and secluded rocky coves.  Surfing is available and popular on many.

Day Trip to the West Highlands

West Highland’s Locations profit from the gulf stream to provide superb, almost tropical plants in places coupled with a dramatic craggy coastline and spectacular sunsets like this one at Scourie.  Ullapool, Wester Ross and the Isle of Skye are all well within an day trip from the B&B.