If you’re making your way to the Scottish Highlands this September and wondering what to do in Inverness, we’ve got just the ticket. With loads of historic attractions and fun-filled events, Inverness is fast becoming a holiday destination of choice.
5 Not-to-Miss Events That Will Stop You Wondering What to Do in Inverness
Get in Tune with Music of the Highlands
Join in the fun as pipers from all over Northern Scotland battle it out in the Northern Meeting Piping Competitions from the 3rd till the 5th of September. As the most prestigious piping competition in the world, you’re sure to be in for a treat.
Have a Blas
Get back to your Scottish roots at the Highlands’ premier Gaelic and traditional music festival. Running from the 4th till the 12th of September, The Blas Festival boasts an impressive line-up of local, national and international artists in venues across Inverness and the Highlands.
Unleash the Beast in You
Push yourself to the limit in the ultimate off-road adventure race. Tackle rough terrain and mega obstacles in the Prime Four Beast Race on the 5th of September. Ideal for adrenalin junkies and adventurers alike, or anybody looking to have some good clean fun, it’s sure to be a day to remember. What’s more, it’s for a good cause. So get ready, get set and start supporting the Chest, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Scotland.
March Along to Your Own Drum
From the 11th to 13th of September experience the world-renowned Highland Military Tattoo in the largest military fort in the United Kingdom – Fort George. With dazzling fireworks and military displays, it’s the largest annual Military Tattoo outside of Edinburgh.
Get on the Right Foot
While scouring the shores of Loch Ness for the infamous Loch Ness monster, why not join in another long-running tradition by taking part in a monster marathon on the 27th of September? The Baxters Loch Ness Marathon and Festival of Running is without question, one of the best marathons in the UK.
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