Upcoming Events & Places to visit
Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival – 2nd – 4th AUGUST
Award Winning Belladrum Tartan Heart is quite simply, the friendliest, wackiest, most inclusive festival in Scotland! Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival takes place in the beautiful Highland surroundings of Belladrum Estate, near Beauly in Inverness-shire. Line up includes Paloma Faith and Primal Scream!
Grantown Museum – 21st July – 31st October
An amazing opportunity to see 18th century paintings of the Grant Clan come home to Grantown in the first ever retrospective exhibition of Scottish Artist Richard Waitt. Waitt’s portraits of Clan Grant now hang in Scotland’s prestigious galleries and properties. Together for the first time, this unique exhibition reveals the intriguing world of a Highland clan in the time of the Jacobites. For more information on this exhibition and the museum click on their website:-
Wild natural beauty and 1,000 years of history – Urquhart Castle offers a taste of the Highlands at their most dramatic.Discover 1,000 years of drama, experience a glimpse of medieval life and enjoy stunning views over Loch Ness from the ruins of the greatest castle in the Highlands.
Blackisle Wildlife Park, Inverness
Feed the animals, visit the hatchery and stay for a spot of lunch after.
Open 7 days 10-6pm, adults £5, children £2 – More Info
Jacobite Steam Engine
Described as the greatest railway journey in the world and made famous in the Harry Potter films, this 84 mile round trip takes you past a list of impressive extremes and crosses the Glenfinnan viaduct.
Mon to Fri 24th April to 27th Oct and weekends from 17th June to 1st October 2017.
Mon to Fri 15th May to 15th Sept and weekends from 1st July to 3rd Sept 2017.
Smoo Cave, Durness
A large cave set in the limestone cliffs east of Durness – More Info
Cairngorm Mountain Guided Walks – More Info
River Ness and Caledonian Canal circuit – Inverness – More Info
Inchree Falls – Onich – More Info
Traligill Caves – Inchnadamph – More Info