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5 Reasons To Spend This Winter in The Scottish Highlands

1. The Scenery: There’s Nothing Quite Like The Winter Scenery It’s easy to see why Scotland has been named the most beautiful country in the world. No matter the season, the breath-taking scenery and stunning surrounding wilderness is amazing to behold. But there is something about winter in the Scottish Highlands that adds that extra […]

6 Summer Fun Activities in Inverness

Summer is on the way, and with it, a veritable feast of summer fun activities. From long leisurely walks on the banks of River Ness to wildlife encounters and outdoor adventures, the list goes on and on. So if you are planning on spending a summer in Inverness, make the most of Inverness in summer […]

5 Things To Look Forward To This Spring In Inverness

1. Discover The Great OutDores Returning on the 1st of April, for its second year, is the Loch Ness Garden Party. Set on the sleepy shores of Dores Beach, this intimate club event is sure to hit all the right notes this spring in Inverness. Combining one of the world’s most beautiful locations with some […]

3 Top Golf Courses To Play In Inverness In 2017

Scotland has long been considered the home of golf. Aside from whisky and haggis, golf and the great golf courses we boast are what we are known for. And here in the Highlands, our golf courses have always been on par with the best in the world. So it comes as no surprise that three […]

Shopping in Inverness: Autumn Retail Therapy Made Easy

The Victorian Market Before hitting the High Street or taking a turn around Eastgate Shopping Centre, make sure you visit the Victorian Market first. Set in the heart of Inverness’ Old Town, this quirky little market place has been a centre for trade where merchants could sell their wares since the 1800s. Once a hub […]

10 Inverness Attractions To Visit This Autumn

1. Inverness Castle Perched atop a cliff overlooking the River Ness stands the red sandstone Castle of Inverness – one of the city’s most prominent landmarks and one of our favourite Inverness attractions. Built on the same site as an 11th century defensive structure, the Castle boasts a long and bloody history with a succession […]

5 Good Reasons To Spend Your Autumn Holidays In Inverness

When it comes to autumn holidays in Inverness, the leaves aren’t the only things undergoing a change. The things you can do in Inverness this Autumn are as wonderful and varied as the colours you’ll find throughout the Highlands. So with that in mind, we thought it’s high time we gave you 5 good reasons to […]

The North Coast 500: Nothing But Open R.O.A.D.

Over 500 miles of breath-taking Highland scenery, good ol’ Scottish hospitality and some of Scotland’s most bewitching coastlines – it’s no wonder the North Coast 500 is fast becoming one of Scotland’s biggest attractions. With endless inroads into Scotland’s mysterious North, not to mention all the fabulous pit stops along the way, the North Coast […]

Traditional Scottish Festivals To Look Forward To This Autumn

Anyone who has ever had the pleasure of visiting the breath-taking Scottish Highlands knows that we Scots are a fiercely proud bunch. With a rich and diverse history all our own, we protect, preserve and promote our Scottish heritage at every turn. From the Highland Games in the summer to Hogmanay in the winter (and […]

The 3 P’s Behind Our Hotel in Inverness: Why We Love What We Do

When it comes to hotels in Inverness, there are three things that set the Kingsmills Hotel apart – our people, our service and our unwavering commitment to our guests’ needs. It is what we pride ourselves on. And while we can honestly say there is never a dull moment here at the Kingsmills Hotel, we […]

It’s All Fun And Games At The Highland Games In Inverness

For hundreds of years, the Highland Games have been a celebration of brute strength, local wares and age-old traditions. In other words, a celebration of all things Scottish. Over the years the games have evolved from tests of strength and stamina, to include demonstrations of dance and music to keep kings, queens and chieftains entertained. […]

Things To Do In Inverness With Kids During The Summer Holidays

Summer holidays are a time for sun, fun and relaxation for the whole family. Luckily, when it comes to things to do in Inverness with kids the sky is the limit. From the shores of the world-famous Loch Ness to legend hunting for the elusive Loch Ness monster, finding things to do in Inverness with […]