Inverness, Loch Ness and Nairn

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

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.

Chalet 2

3 star rating

Muir of Ord, Inverness, Loch Ness and Nairn

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 2

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£409-£785

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Muir of Ord, Inverness, Loch Ness and Nairn

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£409-£785

Sleeps: 2 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 2

Willow Lodge

5 star rating

Muir of Ord, Inverness, Loch Ness and Nairn

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 2

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£475-£1175

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Muir of Ord, Inverness, Loch Ness and Nairn

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£475-£1175

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 2

Drummond Neuk

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Loch Flemminton, Inverness, Loch Ness and Nairn

  • Sleeps: 3
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£499-£919

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Loch Flemminton, Inverness, Loch Ness and Nairn

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£499-£919

Sleeps: 3 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 1

Rowan Cottage

4 star rating

Drumnadrochit, near Inverness, Inverness, Loch Ness and Nairn

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  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
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£499-£945

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Drumnadrochit, near Inverness, Inverness, Loch Ness and Nairn

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£499-£945

Sleeps: 2 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

Ivy Cottage

3 star rating

Laggan Locks, Loch Lochy, Inverness, Loch Ness and Nairn

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 2

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£309-£839

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Laggan Locks, Loch Lochy, Inverness, Loch Ness and Nairn

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£309-£839

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 2

Flowerburn Holidays - Pine Lodge

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Rosemarkie, near Fortrose, Northern Highlands

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 2

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£0-£0

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Rosemarkie, near Fortrose, Northern Highlands

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Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 2

Ard Garraidh

3 star rating

Ardersier, Inverness, Loch Ness and Nairn

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£572-£1029

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Ardersier, Inverness, Loch Ness and Nairn

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£572-£1029

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 1

Dhuallow

4 star rating

Aberarder, near Inverness, Inverness, Loch Ness and Nairn

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 3

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£445-£1475

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Aberarder, near Inverness, Inverness, Loch Ness and Nairn

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£445-£1475

Sleeps: 8 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 3

Black Isle Holiday Apartments - The Pine Marten

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Avoch, Northern Highlands

  • Sleeps: 7
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 2

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£586-£1227

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£586-£1227

Sleeps: 7 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 2

Seashell Cottage

3 star rating

Fishertown, Nairn, Inverness, Loch Ness and Nairn

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£319-£709

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Fishertown, Nairn, Inverness, Loch Ness and Nairn

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£319-£709

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 1

The Willows

4 star rating

Inverness, Inverness, Loch Ness and Nairn

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£795-£835

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Inverness, Inverness, Loch Ness and Nairn

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£795-£835

Sleeps: 2 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 1

Beaufort Cottages - Stables Cottage

4 star rating

Kiltarlity, near Beauly, Inverness, Loch Ness and Nairn

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£515-£1229

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Kiltarlity, near Beauly, Inverness, Loch Ness and Nairn

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£515-£1229

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

Kimberley Bungalow

4 star rating

Alness, near Invergordon, Northern Highlands

  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 2

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£485-£1079

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Alness, near Invergordon, Northern Highlands

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£485-£1079

Sleeps: 5 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 2

Kilmore House

4 star rating

Drumnadrochit, near Inverness, Inverness, Loch Ness and Nairn

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£599-£1785

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Drumnadrochit, near Inverness, Inverness, Loch Ness and Nairn

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£599-£1785

Sleeps: 8 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 3 Pets: 0

Highland Farm Cottages - Walnut Cottage

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Mountgerald, near Dingwall, Inverness, Loch Ness and Nairn

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£0-£0

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Mountgerald, near Dingwall, Inverness, Loch Ness and Nairn

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Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 0