What’s On in Inverness this summer

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What’s On In Inverness This Summer

As usual we’re expecting a busy summer in the Highland capital, Inverness.  The clocks have changed and the days are noticeably longer.  Tourist attractions have dusted off their summer timetables and Scottish castles get ready to open their doors for the summer season.  We are lucky to have a great number of varied events and festivals taking place throughout the Highlands and therefore tourists flock to our shores.  Because there seems to be something for ...

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Breakfast Menu 2018

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Breakfast Menu 2018

Now that we’re preparing for a busy season ahead, we’re ready to launch our updated breakfast menu for 2018.

When you’re away from home with full days of travelling or sightseeing it’s great to start the day with a tasty breakfast.  We like to provide options for all tastes whether you want to start the day with an indulgent fry-up or a healthy and nutritious bowl of porridge.  There are always vegetarian options and we ...

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Cultural Hotspot Eden Court Theatre

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Cultural hotspot Eden Court Theatre!

Eden Court Theatre, the cultural hotspot of the Scottish Highlands, is a magical centre for performing arts.  It has a broad programme of art and entertainment to suit all tastes and all ages.  It offers something for all whether you’re in to stand-up comedy, opera, musicals or traditional Scottish music.  With 2 theatres, a cinema, bar, restaurant and exhibition space there’s always plenty of choice on offer.  Over 300,000 people visit each ...

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World Porridge Making Championships

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World Porridge Making Championships took place this weekend in Carrbridge.  It was the 24th Annual Golden Spurtle World Porridge Making Championship, which happens each year in the Scottish Highland village of Carrbridge since 1996.  Competitors from across the globe came to fight for the coveted Golden Spurtle trophy and World Porridge Making Champion title.

Congratulations go to Sweden’s Ellinor Persson who took the coveted title of World Porridge Making Champion, with Per Carlsson taking the Speciality title. The 23-strong international line ...

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Dog Walks around Inverness

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Dog Walks around Inverness

As a lucky dog owner we are very fortunate to live in an area surrounded by beautiful scenery and a tremendous choice of dog walks around Inverness.  Hector, our Highland dog, enjoys regular trips to the Ness Islands, Inverness, just a few minutes walk from here.  He also loves the beach and has several favourites.  We also like walks in the woods along trail paths, always better if there’s a bit of water nearby for a quick ...

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North Coast 500

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North Coast 500 is a route of 516 miles of the most stunning coastal scenery in the highlands of Scotland.  It starts and ends in Inverness and takes in places like Ullapool, Durness, John O’Groats and Dornoch.

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Many visitors to the north don’t realise quite how much there is to see beyond Inverness but this route shows off the rich heritage of the Scottish Highlands. ...

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Highland Campervans – Freedom of the Road

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Highland Campervans – Freedom of the Road

 

For a great way to make the most of Scotland’s stunning scenery, hiring a campervan gives you access to every corner of the landscape. Providing both a means of transport and a bed for the night a campervan gives you the ultimate freedom of the road.  Hiring a super little campervan means maximum flexibility to plan ...

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Bannerman’s New Bathrooms

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Bannerman’s New Ensuite Bathrooms

We’re proud to announce our remaining rooms, the Snug and the Eden rooms, now have completely refurbished ensuite bathrooms and are looking very smart in time for the forthcoming season.  This follows the upgrading of the other two rooms, Macintosh and Fraser last year.  Now all four rooms have new showers, WC, basin and heated towel rail as well as a bright and refreshing finish.  The new bathroom mirrors are fitted with a de-mister so ...

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How to drink Whisky

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How to drink whisky

Do you need advice on the best way to appreciate whisky?  Have you always thought it looks like a good idea but you are confused about the dos and don’ts of whisky-drinking.  Here’s a fascinating article to help you.  It reminds us all that, as with most things in life, it’s not about etiquette or snobbishness,  it’s all about your personal preference.  5 Myth-Busting Ways to Improve Your Whisky Drinking

It’s not surprising that it’s confusing, with ...

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