10 things to do in Inverness
- River Ness,
- Inverness Museum and Art Gallery
- The Nairn Golf Club
- Floral Hall
- The Queen's Own Highlanders Collection
- Dolphin Trips Avoch
- Caledonian Canal
- Leakey's Second Hand Bookshop
- Duncan Chisholm & Sons - kilt makers
- Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh
10 top Inverness Restaurants
- Mustard Seed Restaurant
- Rocpool Rendezvous Restaurant
- Drumossie Hotel
- Café 1
- The Kitchen
- Peat By The Bridge
"The Loch Ness Marathon is an annual marathon race held along the famous Scottish lake - the event is usually held in October"
More on Inverness
Inverness has a population of 55,000 and is represented in both the Holyrood and Westminster parliaments. The city is home to numerous sporting and cultural groups and events, including the annual Highland Games and football club Inverness Caledonian Thistle F.C., who play in the Scottish Premier League. City status was granted in 2001.
Most of the traditional industries such as distilling have been replaced by high-tech businesses. Inverness is the home for Scottish Natural Heritage following that body's relocation from Edinburgh under the auspices of the Scottish Executive's decentralisation strategy. The body provides a large number of jobs in the area.
Nightlife in Inverness
Inverness, Scotland's most northerly city, offers some great nightlife. Known as 'capital of the Highlands', it's a place where everything is on your doorstep. In Inverness you can enjoy a brilliant night out.
Bakoo has a commercial feel to it as well as it regularly attracts big-name guests which
have included R & B star Lisa Mafia and Radio One's DJ Fergie.
G's Nightclub is the longest running club in town and is a popular place for those who like to let their hair down with a late night sing-along boogie after the pubs shut.
Barbazza is one of the most popular and stylish bars in the city. During the day it offers generous portions of honest, tasty bar food to hungry customers. At night is is an energetic scene with very much a party atmosphere with mix of chart and retro tunes.
Motion has recently opened as the only dance music venue in Inverness.
The Ironworks is fast becoming recognised as a serious venue for live music. With the likes of Kasabian and Primal Scream drawing a lively crowd you can find out more about their listings when you are in town from their web site.