Travel to the Highlands

By Air
The following airlines are known to fly into Inverness. It is extremely difficult to keep abreast of where they fly from and their schedules.

BA– Flights from Heathrow to Inverness

EasyJet Flights from London (Luton & and Gatwick)and Bristol to Inverness

Inverness Airport Information about arrivals and destinations

By Train
National Rail Rail timetable enquiries.
Daily services to Inverness from Glasgow, Edinburgh and all major UK cities. Also overnight Sleeper services.

Car Hire
Focus Vehicle Rental Inverness based car hire firm

Thrifty Car Rental Local branch of national car hire firm

Budget Car Hire Local branch of international car hire firm

Bus Travel
Inverness Buses This independent page lists the many companies that operate into or out of Inverness. Includes tours.


Hebridean Ferries
Caledonian Macbrayne Car and passenger ferry services are operated to and from the Hebrides.

Orkney Ferries
John O’Groats Ferries A foot-passenger ferry service from John o’Groats to Orkney(Burwick).

North Link Ferrys A car ferry service linking Scrabster (nr.Thurso) with Stromness in Orkney.

Pentland Ferrys Vehicle and passenger ferry between Gills Bay (nr. John o’Groats) and Orkney (St. Margaret’s Hope)

Local Tourist Information
HOST Highlands of Scotland Tourist Board. Official tourist organisation for the Highlands

National Tourist Information
Visit Scotland The official tourist organisation for Scotland

The National Trust for Scotland A private charity with many important properties throughout Scotland.

Recommended Accommodation
About Scotland Quality B&Bs, hotels and lots more “About Scotland” at this excellent site.

Killiecrankie Hotel An excellent small hotel conveniently situated just off the main road north, near Pitlochry. Run by a good friend of ours.

Local Restaurants
North Kessock Hotel Our local “pub” whose excellent food is enjoyed by a great many of our guests.

Allangrange Arms Munlochy. Another excellent local pub.

Things To See and Do

Guided Tours
Exquisite Scotland Made to measure guided tours of Scotland.

Munro Highland Tours Bespoke guided tours of the Highlands.

Walk Highlands An excellent site if you are interested in walking in the Northern Highlands.

The House of Bruar Don’t miss this emporium on the journey up or down the A9

Campbells of Beauly Renowned tailors, famous for tweed, tartan and other textiles.

Storehouse of Foulis An excellent local restaurant and farm shop run by good friends

Whisky Distilleries
Distilleries in Scotland List of many distilleries in Scotland with descriptions, including our local one Glenord.  The whisky making process described.

Other Attractions
Culloden Battlefield

Loch Ness

Urquhart Castle

Cawdor Castle

Dunrobin Castle

Dolphin and Wildlife Boat Trips

Dolphin Trips Avoch

Moray Firth Dolphins This site will give you an appetite to see these wonderful animals whilst you are here.

Golf Courses
Castle Stuart

Royal Dornoch

Nairn Golf Club

Fortrose and Rosemarkie