The cultural hotspot of the Scottish Highlands, Eden Court Theatre 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 year from throughout the ...Continue Reading →
World Porridge Making Championships have just taken place this weekend in Carrbridge. It was the 24th Annual Golden Spurtle World Porridge Making Championship, which has taken place 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. Continue Reading →
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 ...Continue Reading →
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.
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. ...Continue Reading →
Bannerman Achieves 4 Star Status
We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded 4 star status by VisitScotland. Following the annual assessment by the tourist organisation, VisitScotland were happy to upgrade our rating to 4 star.
This has been achieved after a great deal of work and investment in the property over the last 8 years. ...Continue Reading →
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 ...Continue Reading →
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 ...Continue Reading →
A Loch Ness Monster soup ladle will add mystery to your soup recipes. A must have addition to the kitchen is thís soup ladle based on our beloved Loch Ness monster, Nessie. ...Continue Reading →
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 ...Continue Reading →
Your Guide to the Highland Games in Scotland in 2014
With a bit of planning and co-ordination you could spend your entire holiday attending Highland Games in Scotland in 2014. In the summer months there’s an event happening most weekend somewhere in Scotland and the spectacle is worth a visit at least once on your holiday. Highland Games are a great family event celebrating the culture of Scotland with sport, music and dance. The event can vary in size from a ...Continue Reading →