Inverness Vacations & Travel Packages!
A city in Scottish Highlands, Inverness is regarded as the capital of the Highlands of Scotland. It is the northernmost city in the United Kingdom and is located within the Great Glen at its north-eastern extremity where the River Ness enters the Moray Firth. Inverness is a thriving city crowned by a pink crenellated castle and beautifully decorated with flowers. The city features a rich assortment of places to visit. There are lots of historic buildings in the Old Town that visitors can explore along with browsing city shops. In addition, there is a great array of places to eat and drink in Inverness.
Places of Interest in Inverness
Located on a cliff overlooking the River Ness, Inverness Castle is a great spot to start the exploration of the city. It is red sandstone structure built on the site of an 11th-century defensive structure. Inverness Castle houses the Inverness Sheriff Court. Though the castle is not opened for public, it is allowed to visitors to explore the castle grounds.
Inverness Museum and Art Gallery
A museum and gallery located on Castle Wynd in Inverness, Inverness Museum and Art Gallery is an excellent place to visit for history buffs and art lovers. The museum offers a look into history and heritage of Inverness. On the ground floor, there are exhibits on geology and natural history and on moving upstairs, visitors will find the authentic Highland weapons and bagpipes, Inverness Silverware, and Jocabite memorabilia. The Art Gallery offers an exciting collection of local fine art and craft exhibitions.
Also known as the Cathedral Church of Saint Andrew, Inverness Cathedral is a cathedral of the Scottish Episode Church located close to the banks of River Ness. The cathedral is teh seat of the Bishop of Moray, Ross and Caithness, ordinary of the Diocese of Moray, Ross and Caithness. The interior of the cathedral is spectacular and boasts fine design.