Autumn in Scotland: What To Do Once Summer Is Over

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Forget summer. Autumn in Scotland is when Inverness really comes to life. From autumn festivals and family festivities, to Highland fishing and tailor-made golf breaks, there is no better time to enjoy the Highlands of Scotland than autumn in Inverness.

Autumn in Scotland Family FunAutumn Festivals in Inverness

Most people head to the Highlands in the summer months in search of sun, fun and outdoor adventure. But with its own micro-climate, Inverness is surprisingly dry and sunny throughout the year (well, compared to the rest of Scotland). Which is why autumn in Scotland is when festivals in Inverness really take off. With the Blas Festival and Highland Military Tattoo in September, the Royal National Mod in October, and the Civic Bonfire and Fireworks Display and Christmas Lights Switch On in November, there is no better time for family fun than autumn in Scotland.

Fly fishing in the HighlandsGet Hooked On Fishing in Autumn

From family fun to fishing fun, autumn in Scotland is also great for fishing in the Highlands. And as many fishing enthusiasts know, there be monsters in these parts. With a milder, more forgiving sun beating down on the many lochs and rivers throughout the Highlands, fishing really comes to life in the autumn months. And while we can’t guarantee you will catch a Highland monster, we can guarantee that wading through the Highlands on a guided fishing tour will get you hooked on fishing in the Highlands faster than you can blink.  

Carnegie Golf Course Hole and GreenGolfing In Autumn. Play And Stay

Whether you’re looking to enjoy salmon fishing on the River Ness, or a round of golf on a champion course, autumn in Scotland is a dream come true for anyone looking to enjoy a bit of leisurely outdoor recreation. The Highlands is one of the greatest destinations in the golfing world. And with a number of champion courses on our doorstep, fabulous golf breaks with the Kingsmills is just par for the course. From Castle Stuart and Royal Dornoch, to Nairn Golf Club and the Carnegie Links, golfing in the Highlands has never been easier. From exclusive courses, to tailor-made golfing holidays, just speak to our golf specialists for a golfing experience you will never forget.