There's plenty to do and see during your visit to Inverness! We've listed some of the
more popular interests here for your convenience, and we've provided links to web
resources where possible. (these links are to websites outside the Pine Guest House
website, and as a result we cannot be held responsible for the accuracy of their content)

Loch Ness (&
Monster Exhibition)
- Whether you're
planning on going
Nessie-hunting, or
just looking for
beautiful scenery,
Loch Ness is a
must for all visitors
to The Highlands.
Click for the
Legend of Nessie,
or More about Loch
Ness
Inverness Floral Hall &
Gardens - Visit
Inverness' award
winning subtropical
indoor oasis
landscaped which
includes a wonderful
display of exotic plants
& cacti. See the friendly
Koi carp swimming in
the pond below the
cascading waterfall.
Attractive outdoor
display garden. Coffee
shop with home baking.
For more info and
opening times, please
Visit Scotland or find
out more on their web
site direct at:
Inverness Floral Hall
Urquhart Castle -
Built in the 1230s,
seized by the English
in 1296, sacked by
the MacDonald Lord
of the Isles in 1545
and left to fall into
decay after 1689.
Most of the existing
buildings date from
the 14th century and
include the Grant
Tower (16th
century) the
best-preserved part
of the complex. The
new visitor centre
located adjacent to
the castle is
complete with
interpretation,
audio-visual, shop
and café. Visit
Scotland
Culloden Battlefield -
The starving and
demoralised forces
of Bonnie Prince
Charlie were crushed
by a Government
army led by the
Duke of Cumberland.
It ended the 1745
Jacobite uprising
and was the last
pitched battle fought
on British soil. The
battlefield today is
noted for its eerie
atmosphere. You
can also visit
Culloden Visitor
Centre with Jacobite
exhibition, displays,
audio-visual
programme on the
battle and bookshop.
Open 1 April - 31
October, daily 10 -
5.30. Admission
Charge. Find out
more at the National
Trust for Scotland
Fort George - Built following the Battle of Culloden,
Fort George is one of the outstanding artillery
fortifications in Europe. Completed in 1769 it has since
served as a barracks (even now!). It is virtually
unaltered and presents a complete view of the
defensive system of an 18th-century artillery fort.
Visit Scotland or find out more at Historic Scotland