Inverness is a great base for a short break, with plenty to offer in terms of cultural attractions and natural wonders galore. Boasting some of the most dramatic scenery in the United Kingdom, the area around Inverness is a delight for people wanting to get out and explore the great outdoors.
Inverness city is also a vibrant, exciting place with plenty of culture, great nightlife and beautiful scenery right on its doorstep.
Cheap hotels in Inverness
If you’re looking for accommodation in central Inverness, then the Travelodge Inverness is probably your best option. Close to the River Ness which flows from the northern end of the famous Loch Ness, and with good access to both the train station and airport, you’ll find the area’s main sights and attractions are also within easy reach.
If you’re interested in exploring the area, or if you’re visiting students at nearby Inverness College, then the Travelodge Inverness Fairways hotel might be the one for you. As well as being close to the city centre and essential transport links, this hotel is also a great option if you want to get out and explore more of the surrounding region.
Things to do near Inverness
Take the family on a trip to world famous Loch Ness, and see if you can try your luck at spotting Nessie, the elusive deep-water monster. Urquhart Castle, set in a spectacular and dramatic location on the loch itself, is a must, especially for those with kids.
Closer to town, Eden Court Theatre and Cinema – a fabulous arts centre in the city centre – puts on a great selection of plays, films and cultural events all year round. History buffs might also enjoy the excellent Inverness Museum and Art Gallery; its collection explores the heritage of Scotland and the Highlands, and looks at Scotland’s links with the rest of the world.