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Inverness is Open!

Inverness is welcoming visitors once again and we've put together this handy guide to let you know what's open this summer. Lockdown restrictions were lifted in July and now visitor attractions are starting to re-open with social distancing measures in place.
Explore Inverness Botanic Gardens, climb up to the Castle Viewpoint or visit the Museum & Art Gallery. Enjoy riverside walks or take a longer hike along the Caledonian Canal. Guided walking tours of historic Inverness are also available.


You can also read our Covid FAQ.

Inverness Botanic Gardens

Inverness Castle transformation

Inverness Castle is being redeveloped into a major tourist attraction. You can now read all about the history on the colourful boards around the castle.

Inverness Castle Viewpoint is open to visitors - and you can climb the 95 steps to the top of the tower and take in the panoramic views of the river and city.


Inverness Castle

Fort George re-opens

Fort George is the latest attraction near Inverness to re-open to visitors on 11th September 2020. Fort George and The Highlanders' Museum will be open daily (10am to 4pm) until the end of October, with winter opening times to be confirmed. Pre-booking tickets is essential (Historic Scotland).


Fort George

Inverness cathedral re-opens

Inverness cathedral re-opened to visitors on 24th August 2020 and is now open Monday to Saturday from 10am to 4pm, and Sundays from 11am to 4pm. Free admission. Donations welcome.

Inverness Cathedral

Eating out in Inverness

The UK Government's Eat Out to Help Out Scheme for August 2020 has now finished, but some restaurants are still running discounts for September.
Check out our List of Restaurants, bars and cafes in Inverness.

Prime restaurant, Inverness

Whisky Galore!

If you enjoy a wee dram, then you'll like our list of distilleries that you can visit in the Inverness area. Why not take a tour around Speyside and discover how whisky is made?

Loch Ness whisky festival Whisky festival © VisitScotland / Paul Tomkins


Here at the Inverness & District B&B Association, we joined forces with WOW Scotland - a local company offering 5 Star guided tours. We launched our competition to win a guided walking tour of Inverness. Entries have now closed. Thanks to everyone who joined in.

Walking tour of Inverness with WOW Scotland

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