Visit the Highlands
Islay is the southernmost of the Inner Hebrides islands, off the west coast of Scotland.
The definition of where the highlands of Scotland starts is much disputed because there has always been a cultural divide between the highlanders and lowlanders of Scotland. Some would claim that the Highlands starts as the mountains rise above Stirling, others would justifiably define the Highlands as the area to the North and West of the Great Glen that runs from Fort William to Inverness
Places in Highlands
Angus is a Scottish District of rich fertile farmland, interspersed with mountains, lochs, woodland and seashore bordered by Dundee and…
Places in North Highlands
Places in Inverness-shire
Great Glen Way
The Great Glen Way is one of the four National Long walks and runs parrallel to the The Caledonian Canal,…
The beautiful village of Drumnadrochit, 15 miles south of Inverness is home to the World Famous Loch Ness Exhibition Centre.…
The Black Isle
The Black Isle is a peninsula just North of Inverness of fertile land bordered by the Beauly and Moray Firth…
The gem of the region is the spa town of Strathpeffer that was made popular by the Victorians on the…
Fort William and the surrounding Lochaber area is the gateway to the real highlands of Scotland, served by an overnight…
Places in West Highlands
The Strathspey area strictly speaking includes the whole Spey valley as it runs North-East From the North-west corner of the…
Easter Ross is the area North of Inverness that includes the Black Isle. Due to its excellent climate it is…
Lochaber is the region centered around the "Gateway to the Highlands" town of Fort William but the region includes the…
Wester Ross may be one of the more remote areas of Scotland to get to but it is well worth…
Dornoch is a seaside resort town and former Royal Castle in the county of Sutherland in the Highlands of Scotland. The name of…
Things to do in Highlands
The Usher Hall is simply the most wonderful venue for classical concerts and choral recitals. Inspiring place.
Let Britain's only mountain gondola transport you effortlessly to 650m on the slopes of Aonach Mor. Meander along the mountain trails to the panoramic viewpoints, then relax in th
Nature & wildlife
Scotland’s wildlife is one of the biggest attractions for us and we spend many happy hours watching the incredible birds, mammals and insects of the Scottish Highlands and Islands.
A spectacular stairway with 365 steps – one for each day of the year descends to a landing place for small boats. Some of the steps probably date from the 17th century.
The small fishing port and Lochinver resort on the west coast of Scotland offer incredible views of Suilven. Located on a sheltered bay in the northern part of Urapura in the remote northwest, the town is divided into three parts: the harbour along the shore of Inver Lake, the village, and Badidarrach.