Destination guide

Travel to historical Inverness

Enjoy the history and other features of Inverness. This walkable and welcoming city is well known for its local tours, riverfront and sightseeing. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Inverness

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Inverness a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Muir of Ord Golf Club (9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Speyside Wildlife (25.8 mi / 41.4 km)
  • Highland Wildlife Park (27.2 mi / 43.7 km)
  • Newtonmore Golf Club (28.9 mi / 46.5 km)
  • Cairngorm Reindeer Centre (29.3 mi / 47.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Inverness

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Inverness. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bellfield Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Nairn Beach (15.8 mi / 25.5 km)
  • Loch Ness (16.6 mi / 26.7 km)
  • North Sutor Cliffs (17.5 mi / 28.2 km)
  • Ben Wyvis (19.1 mi / 30.8 km)
  • Craigellachie National Nature Reserve (24.5 mi / 39.5 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Inverness

Fly into Inverness (INV), the closest airport, located 7.4 mi (11.9 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, you can make your way to Inverness Station.

Where to stay near Inverness?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,005 holiday rentals near Inverness. From 362 Cottages to 406 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Inverness for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Inverness?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Inverness. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Moniack Castle: 529 holiday rentals
  • Urquhart Castle: 544 holiday rentals
  • Inverness Castle: 537 holiday rentals
  • Fort George: 510 holiday rentals
  • Ness Islands: 542 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Inverness listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Inverness?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 362 Cottages in Inverness. Our other popular types of Inverness holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 406 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 362 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 362 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Chalets and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Inverness?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 52 holiday homes with pool available in Inverness. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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