What’s happening this Easter in Inverness?

Easter in Inverness 2023

With chocolate on the menu and eggs rolling down the hill, Easter is the perfect time to relax and unwind. So why not head to Inverness in search of a special family getaway? The roaming Scottish Highlands is at your beck and call, and the fresh spring flowers are in bloom. Let’s take a look at what’s on this Easter in Inverness.

The Great Easter Egg Hunt Inverness 2023

The Great Easter Egg Hunt is on¬†Sunday 9th April 2023. This annual event is always great fun for the whole family! Search for eggs hidden in city centre shop windows, and look out for golden eggs in order to find the letters that reveal the Easter Bunny’s name. Download an entry form here or pick one up from outside the Steeple at the top of Church Street or inside Eastgate Centre at the Falcon Square entrance. Return your completed form for an Easter treat! Plus, find all the eggs and name the Easter Bunny to be in with a chance of winning an Inverness City Centre Gift Card. There will also be Easter crafts, face painting, street entertainers, balloon sculptures, music and more.

Colourful Easter Eggs
Enter The Great Easter Egg Hunt to receive an Easter treat!

Whin Park and Ness Islands Railway

Visit Whin Park for some family fun this Easter. The park boasts various adventure play zones, a boating pond with ducks and its very own miniature railway! The Ness Islands Railway is open during the school holidays and weekends from Easter, taking you on a fun adventure around the park. This is a great Inverness family attraction, which celebrates its 40th anniversary this year!

Duck swimming in a pond in the park
Feed the ducks at Whin Park and have a ride on the Ness Islands Railway

Inverness Botanic Gardens

What better place to enjoy all that spring has to offer than Inverness Botanic Gardens? With each new season the gardens are an explosion of colour and texture. The borders demonstrate a wide variety of plants and growing conditions and the impressive glasshouses reveal the drama of plant diversity. Ranging from tropical rainforests to arid, heat-scorched deserts. With the kids in tow, this makes for a family-friendly Easter day out.

Butterfly landing on flowers in Inverness garden
Spring has sprung at the Inverness Botanic Gardens

Hunt for Nessie

Book a boat tour on Loch Ness with Loch Ness by Jacobite or Cruise Loch Ness and take in the history and wildlife of this world-famous loch. With cruises suitable for all ages, the whole family can be on the lookout for the elusive Loch Ness Monster. So, have your camera at ready! Demand may be high during the Easter holidays, so book in advance to avoid disappointment.

Urquhart Castle on the banks of Loch Ness, Scotland
Search for Nessie on a Loch Ness boat trip this Easter

Family Breaks in Inverness

With so much to enjoy and experience this Easter in Inverness, there is always a way to make it extra special. Indulge in something other than chocolate and treat yourself to a luxurious family stay right here in Inverness. So join us, roll the eggs down the hill and have a smile for days! Check out our latest offers and book today!