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Historic Attractions in Inverness, Loch Ness & Nairn

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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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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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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.

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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Chanonry Lighthouse

Scotland, UK

Completed in 1846 it marks the narrows between Chanonry Point and Fort George on the approaches to Inverness Harbour and the...

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…

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.

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

Culloden Moor Battlefield (NTS)

By Inverness, IV2 5EU

Scene of the last major battle fought on mainland Britain. The final Jacobite uprising ended here on 16 April, 1746, when…

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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…

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…

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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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.

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

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