Scotland occupies the northern part of the UK and consists of over 600 islands and is a very popular cruise destination for not only Britons but many Europeans every year. Most of the major passenger cruise lines stop at the famous city port of Inverness in the highlands or the bustling
For centuries burly Scotsmen have been touting stories of a legendary monster that inhabited the Loch Ness. ‘Nessie’, as it has been affectionately called, has not only become synonymous with the loch but has in many instances become more famous than this beautiful body of water. However, in this day and age of science and technology, very few people would gladly admit that they are ...
For over ten years the Castle Gallery has been producing and selling artwork from 43 Castle Street, located in a charming town called Inverness, in Scotland. The Castle Gallery is rated one of the foremost commercial art galleries in the country and a definite must if you have not already been there.
Located in Beauly, just 13 miles from Inverness, is one of the best art galleries in the Highlands, the Kilmorack Gallery. Traveling down Cannich Road you will come to an interesting church with a big lizard decorating it, this is the fine art gallery of Kilmorack. Housed in a church building dating back to the 18th century, Kilmorack Gallery is definitely worth a visit.
When you visit the Highlands of Scotland, be sure to stop over at Inverness, a small town with lots to offer. Take for instance the Jennifer Welch Gallery, which contains a variety of Victorian paintings from the 19th century, along with other more contemporary pieces of fine art. If you want to get an idea of the talent out there in Scotland then a few hours at the Jennifer Welch Gallery ...
Eden Court Theatre is an all-purpose theatre and the only arts cinema that provides entertainment for the whole Highlands region, which is in the North of Scotland. So with this in mind it is no wonder that there has been a 40% increase in audience attendance over last few years and over a 160,000 tickets sold in one year.
The Abriachan Hall is a village hall and is situated in Abriachan in the Inverness and Nairn region. The Abriachan Hall is quite an old building and was built in 1920, but since then it has had a complete make-over having been fully refurbished in 2000.
Glen Moray Distillery has been around since 1897. It is situated on the banks of the River Lossie in the city of Elgin which is the capital of Speyside – an area that is well known for the number of malt whisky distilleries it has. Glen Moray is just 35 miles east of Inverness.
There is no better place to wait in hope of catching a glimpse of the Loch Ness Monster, or Nessie, than the ruins of Urquhart Castle. Built on an uneven rocky promontory on the edge of Loch Ness, the castle stood just two miles outside Drumnadrochit in the north of Scotland. Its strategic location guarded the major route to the Highlands.
Shakespeare’s tragedy ‘Macbeth’ was supposedly based in the earlier 11th century Inverness Castle, the location of Duncan’s murder. The present Inverness Castle may not be witness to anything so dramatic, but as the premises of the Sheriff’s Court it may not be without its own tales of crime and passion.