Scotland Museums and Galleries


Neptunes Staircase

Neptune's Staircase is a staircase lock comprising eight locks on the Caledonian Canal and is the longest staircase lock in Britain

Photo - Neptunes Staircase


Inverness Town House

Completed in 1882, this Victorian Gothic building was the Town House of the Royal Burgh of Inverness and now serves as the Inverness area office of the Highland Council.

Photo - Inverness Town House


Old High Church

The original Parish Church of Inverness dedicated to St Mary, built on St Michael's Mount since at least the 12th Century

Photo - Old High Church


Free North Church

Built in 1889-92 in decorated Gothic style it has the highest steeple in Inverness, a dominant feature by the River Ness.

Photo - Free North Church


St. Mary's catholic church

Built in 1837 in perpendicular Gothic Revival style, St Mary's is the first Roman Catholic church built in Inverness after the Reformation.

Photo - St. Mary's catholic church


Blairadam Wood

An attractive mixed woodland of mighty spruces and broadleaved beech woodland. Highlights are the Glen and Keltyhill Glen trails.

Photo - Blairadam Wood


Garscadden Bluebell Wood

An ancient oak wood that has stood on this hillside for hundreds of years. The beautiful flowers and majestic oak trees are home to lots of woodland wildlife.

Photo - Garscadden Bluebell Wood


Glenashdale Forest

A forest rich in natural and archaeological heritage. Highlights include the Glenashdale Waterfall and the Giants' Graves, a group of Neolithic chambered cairns.

Photo - Glenashdale Forest


Caberston and Pirn Hill

This is a conifer forest with a short walk onto the Pirn hillfort that gives you some fantastic views of the Tweed valley

Photo - Caberston and Pirn Hill


Glentress Forest

Glentress is the top visitor attraction in the Scottish Borders, with 50 miles of mountain bike trails, walking trails and opportunities for horse riding and orienteering.

Photo - Glentress Forest

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