Inverness is a diverse City with a rich history and culture and is situated in the Scottish Highlands with all its breathtaking landscapes. Entertainment in the City can include performances such as music, drama, ballet, opera, comedy and film at the Eden Court Theatre. You’ll find a good range of restaurants with many varied cuisines, and a number of them situated by the River Ness, and the City’s nightlife is lively with a large selection bars, pubs and live music venues to be found.
The city offers a great choice for a shopping trip, with a good mix of interesting local shops as well as international retailers, and includes a large selection of stores at the Eastgate Shopping Centre. Among the range of business conference venues in the city are those at Eden Court and the Mecure Inverness Hotel, and Inverness Airport serves the city for international flights.
Inverness Car Hire
Wherever you are in Inverness, it’s guaranteed that you’ll to get a car from one of the leading suppliers who provide Inverness car hire services, you can choose from many of the suppliers including Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, Firefly, Hertz, InterRent, Sixt and others.
There are a range of places to visit in Inverness which include:
Inverness Museum and Art Gallery
You can take a look around this interesting Museum with many collections relating to the history of Highlands. There are displays including those relating to the Picts, Gaelic culture, the Stuarts, natural history along with fine art and decorative arts, and you can also see regular contemporary art exhibitions.
You can visit this fine Cathedral built in the 19th century, and see the impressive features of the building such as the statues of saints at the entrance, pillars in the nave with intricately carved capitals and faces above them, the bishop’s throne, the high altar and beautiful reredos and the font with an angel statue.
A short distance from Inverness is the famous Loch Ness, home of the mythical Loch Ness Monster and Scotland’s largest lake in volume owing to its huge depth. You can enjoy the beauty and serenity of the lake and the landscape that surrounds it, along with the ruins of Urquhart Castle. The lake is home to a number of fish species including salmon, trout and pike and is over 20 miles long, and you can relax by the water, sail or take a boat tour as a way to enjoy the lake and its scenery.
Inverness Botanic Gardens
These gardens are a lovely place to come where you can see many beautiful and colourful displays of flowers and plants. The gardens have glasshouses with displays including tropical rainforest plants and desert cacti, and you can see features such as waterfalls and fountains.
Highland Aviation Museum
This is an interesting Museum for any age, where you can come and see a range of historic aircraft and even sit in many of the cockpits to get a feel of what it would have been like to fly them. The exhibits include a Hawker Hunter F1 and other aircraft, as well has many other exhibits relating to aviation, such as an ejection seat and model aircraft.
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