A Winter Guide to Inverness

Inverness Winter Guide

Winter is a truly spectacular season here in the Scottish Highlands. Snow-capped mountains, frozen lochs, sparkling trees and misty glens create the most awe-inspiring landscapes imaginable. So, wrap up warm and let’s explore Inverness and the Highlands on a magical winter break. See our seasonal hotel offers and lastest winter blogs below.

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A winter guide to Inverness

The Highland winter is a truly spectacular time. The frosty Scottish landscapes look magical and there is so much to see and do. So, browse our winter blogs above and start planning your adventures!

Winter weather

The average temperature in Inverness over the winter is 3°C, generally spanning between 0°C and 6°C, although it can go beyond. We can experience all kinds of weather, from crisp, clear and sunny skies to wind and rain or ice and snow. Conditions are very changeable, so you should always be prepared. Sometimes all types of weather come along on the same day! Read our guide to the winter weather.

Whatever the weather, wearing layers is key to being ready for the winter. If you wrap up warm, you should have no problem getting out and about! Be sure to bring a warm coat, waterproof jacket, jumper or fleece and sturdy footwear. Take a look at our handy packing list to help you pack the travel essentials for your trip.

Winter travel tips

Explore our blog for winter travel tips and advice. Discover the best things to do this winter, from what’s open over the season to how to keep active. Soak in the best winter views and glorious walks. Look at how to get around over the winter, whether driving, cycling or using public transport. Then get warm and cosy back at the Kingsmills! Enjoy seasonal highlights with our guides to Christmas and Hogmanay, the January Sales, February half term, Valentine’s Day and more. 

You can also find more information on things to do throughout the year with our Inverness Guide, including must-see attractions, free things to do and day trips and itineraries

If you need any further assistance, please don’t hesitate to contact the Kingsmills team. We are here to help with your hotel bookings, transportation and local information. We look forward to welcoming you to Inverness and the Scottish Highlands this winter!