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What to see in Inverness

If you are planning a day without the use of a car, here’s what to see in Inverness city on foot. Take in the picturesque setting of the River Ness and landmark buildings along it as well as some highlights of the city centre. From Bannerman Bed and Breakfast take a walk up Glenurquhart Road […]

Dog Friendly Inverness Restaurants

For all us dog owners, it’s good to know we are starting to have more dog friendly Inverness restaurants. Here’s my recommendations for dog friendly eating places in Inverness. It’s nice to know there are places ready to welcome you and your dog, and ready to offer a water bowl for your pet. There are […]

Accommodation for Loch Ness Marathon

With years of experience hosting Loch Ness Marathon runners, participants from all over the world have stayed here. There’s 2 main reasons runners choose to stay at Bannerman Bed and Breakfast for the marathon. 1. Location This is a perfect location to stay in if you’re running the Inverness marathons. Whether it’s the Inverness half […]

What’s happening at Inverness Castle

You can’t miss the big red boards around Inverness Castle at the moment. On closer inspection you’ll see the boards show some of the fascinating history of the castle. The reason for the boards is to close the castle buildings to the general public whilst Inverness Castle gets some dramatic changes. Access to the grounds […]

Is it worth visiting John O’Groats?

For the journey alone, it is worth visiting John O’Groats. It is almost the northern most tip of Scotland’s mainland and a destination many want to achieve. Charity runners and riders often trek from Land’s End at the southern most tip of England to John O’Groats. From Inverness it is 120 miles away. With some […]

3 Days in Orkney

Orkney is really worth a visit and easily reached from Inverness. Although it is possible to take a day trip from here, it is a very long day. As I’ve just experienced, there is so much to see so I recommend going for at least 3 days. I also recommend going on a tour so […]

Highland Archive Centre

The Highland Archive and Registration Centre is a fantastic resource, which is near here. The Highland Archive Centre collects and preserves historical records about the Highlands, so they are accessible to the public. Scots have travelled the world for centuries, so it’s not surprising international guests flock to Scotland to find out about their past. […]

How to travel to Inverness

There are many ways to travel to Inverness. The journey from every direction is beautiful, so worth savouring if you can. If you’ve never been to Inverness take a look on a map. It’s on the north east coast of Scotland but it’s situated more west than the west coast of England. It sits at […]

What is the North Coast 500?

The North Coast 500 is one of the best road trips in the world with the most beautiful landscape. It’s a circular route of the north coast of Scotland taking in rugged coastline and breath taking scenery. The key to making the most of this memorable experience is planning in advance. Here’s some tips on […]

Dog Friendly Inverness Accommodation

Many people are holidaying in the UK for the first time. If you want to include your dog, you’ll need dog friendly accommodation. This is a perfect base in the Scottish Highlands providing Inverness dog friendly accommodation. We have 4 comfortable ensuite rooms, 2 large king-size doubles, a twin and a single with a double […]