Cheap flights to Inverness
Remote mountains, stunning natural beauty, myth, folklore and even a mysterious sea monster – holidays in Inverness and the Scottish Highlands offer you something entirely different. Not only does Inverness have the title of most northerly city in the UK, but it also has the honour of being the gateway to the Scottish Highlands. And any trip to arguably the most beautiful part of the country is not complete without first stopping in this small yet vibrant place. Located along the River Ness with the stunning pink-hued Inverness Castle keeping a watchful eye, Inverness is steeped in history both inside and outside the city.
A quirky and unusual touch to shopping in Inverness, the Victorian Market has been a prominent feature in the city since 1890. Providing rather more charm than its modern equivalents, the market boasts a range of boutique and independent shops, from jewellers to clothes, modern to vintage (Academy Street, IV1 1PJ).
Featuring exhibitions on the history of the Highlands, from geology and archaeology to the Jacobites and bagpipes, Inverness Museum and Art Gallery is packed full of interesting facts and displays (Castle Wynd, IV2 3EB, tel: 01463 237 114, inverness.highland.museum).
Cyclists will have an opportunity to ride through some of Scotland's best scenery with Etape Loch Ness, on 4 May. The 108km timed challenge will take a 360-degree loop around the shores of the world-famous loch, starting and finishing in central Inverness. Cyclists will be given a glimpse of picturesque Highland villages including Drumnadrochit, Invermoriston and Fort Augustus. etapelochness.com