Explore Inverness at your Leisure

Tour/Activity , United Kingdom

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Today, explore the capital of the Scottish Highlands at your leisure. Inverness has been a strategically important area for centuries and today is one of Europe's fastest growing cities.

You could visit Urquhart Castle and discover its role in the Wars of Scottish Independence. This 13th century structure went on to house royalty and then was partially destroyed to prevent its use by opposing forces.

Be sure to bring your camera for photos Inverness Castle. This red sandstone structure is the latest in a succession of castles that have stood on this site throughout the centuries. You will also see Inverness Cathedral, a large Episcopal church that evolved from a humble mission effort in 1853.

Or just enjoy the local shops, restaurants and bars on offer.