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Inverness, Loch Ness and Nairn

Charming historical villages, scenic walks and excellent shopping...

Clouds over Loch Ness

Inverness

Loch Ness

Nairn Beach

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Inverness, Capital of the Highlands lies at the north end of the Great Glen, where the River Ness flows into the Moray Firth. With its suspension bridges across the River Ness and old stone buildings, it is a pretty place which is well-known for its floral displays.

The River Ness provides a key focus within the city, and attractions like the castle, Inverness Cathedral and the Eden Court Theatre can all be found on its banks; together with some of the city's many shops and restaurants.

Follow the River Ness for long enough and you will end up by the shores of the best known loch in Scotland – Loch Ness. Thanks to its famous resident - Nessie, the friendly Loch Ness monster it has become one of the most popular areas for tourists to visit. Explore the visitors centre by the shore and learn the history of this legend. You might even spot this illusive creature for yourself as you stroll the area.

To the East of Inverness is Nairn, rated second in a list of top desirable destinations for 2010! But its not surprising because with its long, sandy, Blue Flag beaches and promenades it competes with some of the popular tourist beaches in the south of England. Its unique micro-climate also helps to ensure that it has more hours of sunshine and less rainfall than towns just 15 miles away.

Off shore The Moray Firth is home to one of only two colonies of dolphins in the UK and they are often spotted from viewpoints along Nairn's shore. The seafront also hosts an active harbour, with boat owners offering trips to see the resident bottle-nose dolphins or simply to view Nairn from a different angle.

Areas of outstanding natural beauty such as Culbin Forest and Culbin Sands Nature Reserve can be observed inland. Enjoy spotting many species of flora and fauna, as well as birds and migratory flocks. And for those who enjoy the invigorating sea air, there are magnificent views across the Moray Firth.

Jane's Cottage

NEW! ref: 511361

Inverness, Inverness, Loch Ness and Nairn


ExteriorNewly refurbished ground floor accommodation close to the banks of the river Ness in the heart of Inverness
Sleeps2 - 3
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?No
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

Beaufort Lodge

ref: 511243

Inverness, Inverness, Loch Ness and Nairn


Modern self-contained wing of a large detached house within easy walking distance to the centre of Inverness
Sleeps2 - 4
No of bedrooms2Pets allowed?No
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

Katie's Cottage (was Cosy)

ref: 511191

Nairn, Inverness, Loch Ness and Nairn


Stone cottage situated in a quiet lane close to the centre of the Highland seaside town of Nairn
Sleeps2 - 3
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?Yes
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

The Hideaway

ref: 511196

Auldearn, Nairn, Inverness, Loch Ness and Nairn


Enjoy an indulgent soak in the large hot tub – a wonderful way to end a day exploring the Highlands!
Sleeps3
No of bedrooms2Pets allowed?No
No of bathrooms1Changeover dayFriday

The Albyn Apartment

NEW! ref: 511368

Inverness, Inverness, Loch Ness and Nairn


ExteriorModern ground floor apartment centrally located for a city break in Inverness
Sleeps3 - 4
No of bedrooms2Pets allowed?No
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

Shore Apartment

ref: 511153

Nairn, Inverness, Loch Ness and Nairn


Ground floor of an end terraced cottage for 3 situated just a stone's throw from Nairn harbour
 
 
Sleeps3
No of bedrooms2Pets allowed?Yes
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

Little Cottarton

ref: 511244

Cawdor, Inverness, Loch Ness and Nairn


Perfectly restored stone country cottage offers peace and seclusion yet only a half mile from Cawdor
 
Sleeps4
No of bedrooms2Pets allowed?Yes
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

Ard Garraidh

ref: 511167

Ardersier, Inverness, Loch Ness and Nairn


Ard Garraidh is a delightful modern attached cottage set in an idyllic location yet only 15 minutes from Inverness. 
Sleeps4 - 6
No of bedrooms2Pets allowed?Yes
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

Hill Cottage

ref: 511255

Fort Augustus, Inverness, Loch Ness and Nairn


18th Century crofter's cottage situated in a quiet country lane within walking distance of Fort Augustus.
 
Sleeps4 - 5
No of bedrooms2Pets allowed?No
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

Boxy's Croft

ref: 511247

Drumnadrochit near Loch Ness, Inverness, Loch Ness and Nairn


Set in an elevated position with unbelievably stunning views over Loch Ness
 
Sleeps4
No of bedrooms2Pets allowed?No
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

Old Post Office House

ref: 511250

Artafallie, Inverness, Inverness, Loch Ness and Nairn


Charming cottage in a rural setting yet only 3 miles from Inverness
 
Sleeps4
No of bedrooms2Pets allowed?Yes
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

Henry's Lodge

ref: 511146

Nairn, Morayshire, Inverness, Loch Ness and Nairn


Situated down a private track amidst natural woodland and rolling countryside yet only 3 miles from Nairn
Sleeps4
No of bedrooms2Pets allowed?No
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

Glenburn Cottage

ref: 511248

Strathpeffer, Ross-shire, Inverness, Loch Ness and Nairn


Bright and modern single storey detached cottage in an elevated position just 1.5 miles from Strathpeffer.
 
Sleeps4
No of bedrooms2Pets allowed?No
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

Isla's Cottage

ref: 511266

Nairn, Inverness, Loch Ness and Nairn


Pretty traditional fishing cottage situated in a quiet lane but just two minutes stroll to Nairn's sandy beach
 
Sleeps4
No of bedrooms2Pets allowed?Yes
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

Paterson Cottage

NEW! ref: 511370

Heights of Kilcoy, Muir of Ord, Inverness, Loch Ness and Nairn


ExteriorDetached single storey cottage for 4 in a quiet and un-spoilt setting yet only a short drive to Inverness
Sleeps4
No of bedrooms2Pets allowed?No
No of bathrooms2Changeover daySaturday
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