Top romantic sights around Inverness
Coming to Inverness doesn’t just mean that you have to spend your afternoon in the city centre. There are a lot of romantic places to see in the outskirts and we are sure you will have a great time with your loved one. Many great opportunities to take lots of selfies and if you like these suggestions on your winter visit, we encourage you to visit them again during the summer!
Just after Nairn, the lovely Brodie Castle will enchant you with its tower house and grounds. It’s a 16th century building full of history, reflected in the many rooms and paintings, also there is a lovely tea room with delicious homemade cakes to recharge your batteries! In March you can also admire the amazing gardens with over 400 varieties of daffodils.
If you would like to take a stroll after lunch, why not visit the Ness Islands? They are just few minutes’ walk from the Glen Mhor Hotel and you can see the lovely River Ness slowing down while it weaves its way through the rocks and bends, with a series of suspended Victorian bridges connecting the little islands. It’s definitely a lovely walk to take if you want a quiet afternoon immersed in nature with your loved one.
On the way back to the hotel, you can stop off at the Botanic Gardens. They have a wide selection of plants even during the winter months and the impressive glasshouses reveal an explosion of colours and textures which are different in every season. A waterfall cascades into a pond filled with friendly Koi carp, surrounded by showy tender plants such as bougainvillea, bird of paradise plants and orchids.
If you came to Inverness by car or train, either way you have your afternoon sorted. So, head out and experience the amazing Scottish countryside!