Inverness, The Highlands and Islands
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Why Scotland

Inverness, The Highlands and Islands

The Highlands really is the Scotland of your imagination. Think big skies, mind-blowing landscapes, superb food - and you've got the Scottish Highlands. There's a natural playground to be explored, while the region's turbulent history has left behind some of the most beautiful castles in the world.

The city of Inverness is truly a unique destination. The vibrancy and warmth merged with the great outdoors provide awe-inspiring locations for any corporate event.  A fantastic area of discovery, heritage and culture, not to mention magical myths and legends around Loch Ness make Inverness & The Highlands and Islands a MICE destination with heart.

Alan Rawlinson, Business Development Management at Visit Inverness Loch Ness:

"Welcome to Inverness Loch Ness & The Highlands, an area that blends the vibrancy and warmth of the thriving capital city of the Highlands and the great outdoors and area of discovery around Loch Ness and beyond. With unique venues packed with culture and heritage that feed imagination and provide the most memorable of experiences Inverness Loch Ness & The Highlands offers the perfect destination for your next Business Event".

7 fascinating facts about Inverness, The Highlands and Islands


  • The Highlands is Scotland's largest geographical whisky producing area.
  • Three languages are spoken in the Highlands: English, Scots and Gaelic.
  • It has the UK's highest mountains, ranging from 900 meters - 1,300 meters.
  • Loch Ness holds more fresh water than all the lakes in England and Wales combined.
  • Inverness became a city in the year 2000.
  • Inverness means the 'mouth of the River Ness'.
  • It has been referred to as the 'happiest place in Scotland'.

Travelling to Inverness, The Highlands and Islands

Inverness is truly the heart and travel hub of the Scottish Highlands. Travelling to Inverness is easy, as the city is well served with transport links. The airport is just 10 minutes from the city centre and it's easy for visitors from all around the word to get to The Highlands by air, road and rail.

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