Cruise on Loch Ness

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Cruise on Loch Ness – a fabulous way to go monster hunting

As the clocks change to British Summer Time this weekend it marks the start of the new season for many tourist attractions. Although open 12 months of the year Jacobite Cruises start their summer schedule this month with more trips scheduled and more places to start the tour.  You don’t need to have your own transport to get to Loch Ness ...

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Bed and Breakfast or Hotel?

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Bed and Breakfast or Hotel – which is best?

Choosing the right place to stay is a key step to planning a great vacation.  Studies show that availability of amenities such as  free Wi-Fi and parking greatly influence traveller’s booking decisions.  Excellent service also tops the list.

For travellers seeking local character, genuine hospitality, and free perks such as homemade breakfasts and snacks, a B&B is the way to go. Where a hotel will often charge or suggest a hefty tip for ...

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Highland Whisky Distilleries

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Highland Whisky Distilleries – just a glimpse of the vast whisky heritage in Scotland.

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Maybe because it is the largest geographical area, the Highlands is the hardest Whisky region to pin down stylistically. For this reason it is easiest not to consider the Highlands as one large are, but as 4 smaller and much more distinct ones.

North-Highland malts tend to be light bodied, delicate whiskies with complex aromas and a dryish finish sometimes spicy, ...

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For a Great Day Out From Inverness – Visit Rothiemurchus

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For a Great Day Out From Inverness – Visit Rothiemurchus

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For a great day out from Inverness here’s an idea – visit Rothiemurchus in the Scottish Highlands.  It’s just south of Aviemore and about 45 minutes drive from Inverness.

For centuries nature and people have lived in harmony in Rothiemurchus.  At its heart lies one of the largest areas of natural forest in Britain with an extraordinary variety of wildlife that depends ...

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5 Favourite Beaches on the Moray Firth You’ll Enjoy

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5 Favourite Beaches on the Moray Firth

We are very fortunate to have some beautiful beaches in Scotland and here I’ve picked my 5 favourite beaches on the Moray Firth.  The furthest is about an hour and a quarter’s drive.  Since our weather is frequently described as ‘changeable’ these are not the kind of beaches you’ll find rows of sunloungers for tourists to top up their golden tans even in the height of the summer.  But most of these beaches have ...

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Eden Court Theatre – Theatre, Arts Centre and Cinema all in one Venue

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Eden Court Theatre is a real gem of a theatre and is only a stone’s throw away from here.  As an all in one venue serving not only Inverness but the whole of the Highlands, it’s a community theatre, arts centre and cinema.  With it’s striking modern building situated on the banks of the River Ness, people come from far and wide to see a huge range of shows, from comedy to drama to music and dance.

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Take a Full on Adventure

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Take a Full on Adventure

To make your holiday in Scotland trully memorable, Full on Adventure is a great suggestion for a unique experience.  Full on Adventure is a company less than 45 minutes drive from here, who are innovators of adventure in the Highlands of Scotland.  Based in Aviemore, at the hub of the Cairngorms National Park in the Scottish Highlands, they have a passion for outdoor adventures and wild experiences.

They work throughout Scotland, ...

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Exploring Caithness & Sutherland

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Exploring Caithness & Sutherland

If you use Inverness as a base for your holiday, exploring Caithness & Sutherland is one of the things you should do whilst staying here.  The wide expanses of the north Highlands offer a sense of space and tranquility unlike that found anywhere else.  The area includes three National Scenic Areas – Scotland’s finest landscapes.

Three dramatically different coasts await you.  The east cost entices with glittering estuaries, salmon rivers, historical fishing villages and lovely woodlands.  The rugged ...

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Inverness Half Marathon Accommodation

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Inverness Half Marathon Accommodation in a Perfect Location

If you’re still looking for bed and breakfast accommodation for the Inverness Half Marathon on 9th March 2014, then Bannerman Bed and Breakfast is just what you’re looking for.   With both the start and the finish of the race only a few minutes walk away, then this is a great base for you to prepare for and recuperate from the race.

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New Vegetarian Breakfast

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New Vegetarian Breakfast

Coming soon … our new vegetarian breakfast choice, Home-made Vegetable Slice!

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A delicious option for a healthy start to the day.

Made with vegetables, porridge oats, pine nuts and spinach this new additional to the breakfast menu will be available soon.  This is the third prototype I’ve made recently and even though I say it myself it’s delicious.  As an alternative to the ...

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