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Historic Attractions in Inverness, Loch Ness & Nairn

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Caledonian Canal (Clachnaharry)

Clachnaharry, Inverness, IV3

Opened in 1822 this was one of the great engineering undertakings of its day. The four locks at Muirtown lead to the…

Fort George (HS)

Ardersier, By Inverness, IV2 7TD

The most outstanding artillery fortification in Europe, Fort George was built following the 1745 Jacobite rebellion.

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

Cawdor Castle

Cawdor Castle, Nairn, IV12 5RD

Cawdor Castle, one of Scotland's most outstanding stately homes, has a magical name which is romantically linked with…

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Clava Cairns (HS)

Culloden, Inverness, Scotland, UK

A well-perserved Bronze Age cemetery complex of passage graves, cairns and standing stones in a beautiful setting.

Hugh Miller's Cottage (NTS)

Cromarty, Ross-shire, IV11 8XA

Into a life tragically cut short at the age of 54, Hugh Miller packed careers as a stonemason, bank accountant, geologist…

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Fortrose Cathedral (HS)

Fortrose, Ross-shire, IV10 8TB

The south aisle of the nave and chapter house survive at this beautiful red sandstone cathedrad at Fortrose.

Brodie Castle (NTS)

Brodie, Forres, Moray, IV36 2TE

Set in parkland, Brodie Castle is old but the family association with the area is even older. The Brodies were first…

Corrimony Chambered Cairn (HS)

Drumnadrochit, Inverness-shire, Scotland, UK

An excavated passage grave of probable Bronze-Age date, defined by a stone kerb and surrounded by a circle of 11 standing…

Ardclach Bell Tower (HS)

Nairn, Moray, Scotland, UK

Like a miniature castle, the tower, built in 1655, may have been used as a combined prison and watchtower.

Urquhart Castle (HS)

Drumnadrochit, Inverness-shire, IV63 6XJ

One of the largest castles in Scotland, Urquhart sits on a rocky promontory on the shores of Loch Ness.

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 5 stars

Caledonian Canal (Fort Augustus)

Ardchattan House, Canalside, Fort Augustus, PH32 4BA

Opened in 1822 this was one of the great engineering undertakings of its day. The five locks at Fort Augustus are…

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 3 stars

Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition

Loch Ness, Drumnadrochit, Inverness-shire, IV63 6TU

A New View! Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition Experience, 5 star Visit Scotland attraction.

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Cromarty Lighthouse

Scotland, UK

An almost urban lighthouse, it sits at the end of George Street in the middle of this historic town.

Beauly Priory (HS)

Beauly, Inverness-shire, Scotland, UK

The roofless church of a Valliscaulian priory, which houses the tombs of a renowned McKenzie clan chief and Fraser Lords…

1 Caledonian Canal (Clachnaharry) Clachnaharry, Inverness, IV3
2 Fort George (HS) Ardersier, By Inverness, IV2 7TD 4 stars
3 Cawdor Castle Cawdor Castle, Nairn, IV12 5RD
4 Clava Cairns (HS) Culloden, Inverness, Scotland, UK
5 Inverness Castle Viewpoint Inverness, IV2 3EG
6 Hugh Miller's Cottage (NTS) Cromarty, Ross-shire, IV11 8XA 5 stars
7 Fortrose Cathedral (HS) Fortrose, Ross-shire, IV10 8TB
8 Brodie Castle (NTS) Brodie, Forres, Moray, IV36 2TE
9 Corrimony Chambered Cairn (HS) Drumnadrochit, Inverness-shire, Scotland, UK
10 Ardclach Bell Tower (HS) Nairn, Moray, Scotland, UK
11 Urquhart Castle (HS) Drumnadrochit, Inverness-shire, IV63 6XJ 5 stars
12 Caledonian Canal (Fort Augustus) Ardchattan House, Canalside, Fort Augustus, PH32 4BA 3 stars
13 Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition Loch Ness, Drumnadrochit, Inverness-shire, IV63 6TU 5 stars
14 Cromarty Lighthouse Scotland, UK
15 Beauly Priory (HS) Beauly, Inverness-shire, Scotland, UK

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