Loch Ness at Loch End, near Avalon

Inverness Castle by the banks of the River Ness

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Avalon is an excellent place to base yourself whatever your interests might be. There is so much to see and do in the area including stunning castles, historic places of interest, a choice of superb golf courses, fishing, walking or cycling through some of the best natural scenery in the world, skiing at two of Scotland’s main slopes and an exciting calendar full of special events such as Highland Games and Military Tattoo.
For those of you who are partial to retail therapy Inverness City Centre has a wide range from small souvenir shops to the large retail chain shops and of course the Eastgate Shopping Centre.

Happy Tours provide a guided walking tour of Inverness three times daily and covers such landmarks as Inverness Castle and Cathedral.

Aldourie Castle - The castle is available as exclusive use, private hire and can be hired out for private functions, family occasions and weddings.

Landmark Park is a year-round theme  park  located in Carrbridge, Inverness-shire. Attractions include the Wildwater Coaster Ride, Nature Trails, Steam Powered Sawmill, Runaway Timber Train, Tarzan Trail and many more.

Lightstalkers Scotland - Improve your photography while taking in some of the Highland's most spectacular scenery with Master Photographer Glen C Campbell for a tour, workshop or day's tuition and bring your photography to another level. From beginners to advanced enthusiasts you'll be learning in a fun and relaxed environment with guaranteed results.

Munro Highland Tours offer private guided tours of the Scottish Highlands for both groups and individuals. They can create a tailored trip to meet your particular interests or you can choose from one of their pre-designed tours.

Ace Adventure are the Highland White Water Rafting Specialists providing outdoor adventure activities based from Aviemore, the River Findhorn and the Strathspey, home to the picturesque Cairngorm National Park.

The Highland Cycling Forum - A great source of News and Information for cyclists and cycling enthusiasts living or visiting the Highlands.

Scottish Malt Whisky Tours - create and provide customised trips for individuals or groups who want to discover more about Scotland's most famous export. Whether you call it whisky, whiskey, or uisage beatha, they want to help you find out more.

Highland Spirits Loch Cruises - No vacation to the Scottish Highlands is complete without a visit to the beautiful and mystic Loch Ness and there is no better way to see the Loch than on a boat trip. Highland Free Spirits specialise in exclusive cruises on a luxurious modern motor cruiser. They offer much more than just a tour and invite you to join them to spend some very special time together on the Loch that has been a huge part of their lives for many years.

Please follow the links below for lots more information...

Walking Adventures in the Scottish Highlands

WOW Scotland-Walking Adventures in the Scottish Highlands

Loch Ness Centre

5 Star Cruises on Loch Ness & Tours from Inverness

Mi Inverness




Last Updated June 2011


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