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Sightseeing in Highland council

Castle
“The historic Urquhart Castle is just 40 mins away and the perfect place to try to spot Nessie! Aome gorgeous views up and down Loch Ness from here too!”
47local recommendations
Castle
“Worth a visit in the evening when lights are on and free to walk around the Castle great for photos. ”
42local recommendations
Historic Site
“Atmospheric site of the battle of Culloden where the Jacobite Rising came to an end. Visitors centre is informative and definitely worth a visit”
39local recommendations
Historic Site
“An obvious choice really. Go to Alpacacino after for coffee and cake. Just down the road. ”
18local recommendations
Castle
“Scottish Home to the Royal Family. Admission charges include parking, selected areas of the grounds, exhibitions in the Stable Area and a tour of The Ballroom. ”
22local recommendations
Historic Site
“Great insight on how islanders lived all theses years ago. Well worth a visit.”
4local recommendations
Monument / Landmark
“It's not as well known as its near neighbour Balmoral which has restricted access in August. At Braemar you can walk around the grounds or take a guided tour of the inside.”
6local recommendations
Historic Site
“Visit the Walled Garden at Gordon Castle which is being lovingly restored to its former glory. Over two hundred years old, it is one of Britain’s largest and oldest working kitchen gardens. Complete with rare and heritage plants, the garden walls are lined with 259 espaliered trees giving the keen gardener plenty to admire. ”
2local recommendations
Monument / Landmark
“45 mins drive away... this is the real deal...you can feel the hustle and bustle of Redcoats in this remote base guarding the main road North...'enemy' territory all around...”
1local recommendations
Historic Site
“So close you can almost taste it can't you? No description needed to say other than they provide great tours and fantastic gift shop. Don't miss.”
1local recommendations
Historic Site
“Want afternoon tea on a steam train, Broomhill was the station that was used in the BBC series "Monarch of the Glen"”
7local recommendations
Castle
“For nearly 500 years, the bishops of Moray relaxed in this majestic building a short distance from their cathedral at Elgin. It even had its own bowling green and, according to one account, a tennis court. Today, you can climb David's Tower, where bishops once entertained kings and queens.”
1local recommendations
Monument / Landmark
Historic Site
“Wonderful trip on a steam train down memory lane...only an hour and a half south of Brora (1/2 an hour from Inverness)”
8local recommendations