Inverness is steeped in history and has a range of things to do from exploring castles and burial ruins, to visiting Loch Ness and the Caledonian Canal. As well as showing off its historical side, Inverness has plenty to suit those with more contemporary tastes. We've pulled together a small selection of just some of the things you can do when you visit. Loch Ness
- Loch Ness is a must-see location for anyone visiting Inverness, with its beautiful scenery and rich history. You can visit the Loch Ness Centre and Exhibition
to find out more about the place, or take a cruise down the loch and see Urquhart Castle
. Who knows, you may even catch a sighting of Nessie!Eden Court Theatre
- Since its opening in 1976, Eden Court has been providing the region with a range of performing art including music, theatre, films, classical and contemporary dance, and children's entertainment. Following an extensive upgrade to its facilities, Eden Court became one of the best equipped arts centres in Scotland. Inverness Museum and Art Gallery
- As well as exploring Scotland's rich and often tumultuous history, the museum and gallery offers a place to see contemporary arts and crafts from local, national and international artists. They've also recently refurbished their café so you can have a tea and scone after a wander round the exhibits. Eastgate Shopping Centre
- To see the high street favourites under one roof, Eastgate Centre is the place to go to. If you fancy a touch of the traditional in your shopping trip though, the Victorian Market offers many shops specialising in goods and services you won't find on the high street, housed within traditional Victorian architecture. Inverness Botanic Gardens
- A great year round destination, the gardens has much to offer from glasshouses with a variety of tropical plants, to the outdoor garden displaying mixed trees and shrubs, heathers, herbs, seasonal and mixed plantings.
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