Highlands Travel Information:
The Highlands of Scotland contain some of the most fantastic scenery in the world ... for many this is what Scotland is all about with it lochs, mountains, glens, history, culture, wildlife and it's legends such as the Loch Ness Monster.
As well as being a wonderful holiday destination, the Highlands are also home to a quarter of a million people who live in communities spread throughout the area from the vibrant city of Inverness, 'Capiltal of the Highlands', to remote crofting communities and sparsely populated islands.
Here road signs are displayed in both Gaelic and English - the gaelic language being still very much at the heart of the Highland communities.
With an abundance of fine walks, skiing, angling, golf, and sailing, the Highlands are often known as 'the outdoor capital of Britain'. It is home to Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in Britain as well as being one of the finest whisky making regions in the world.
For those who enjoy a little nature and wildlife, the Highlands won't disappoint neither. Here you will find the likes of golden eagles, ospreys, puffins, red squirrels, seals, otters, bottlenose dolphins and pine martens to name but a few.
The Highlands really is a diverse and wonderful area. It offers a perfect place to relax and escape the stresses of everyday life! And with the many attractions and activities there really is something for everyone!
- Eilean Donan Castle and Visitors Centre
- Urquhart Castle
- Cairngorm Mountain Railway
- Nevis Range
- James Pringle Weavers of Inverness
- Landmark Forest Theme Park
- Glenmore Forest Park Visitors Centre
- Cawdor Castle
- Culloden Visitors Centre
- Inverewe Garden