Things to do in the Scottish Highlands


Exploring the Highlands and Islands of Scotland is a journey into breathtaking landscapes and rich cultural heritage. Begin by immersing yourself in the rugged beauty of the Isle of Skye, with its dramatic cliffs, fairy pools, and iconic landmarks like the Old Man of Storr.

Venture into the heart of the Highlands to experience the magnificence of Glencoe's towering peaks and haunting history. Don't miss a cruise on Loch Ness, searching for the legendary monster, or a visit to historic castles like Eilean Donan. Outdoor enthusiasts can hike the West Highland Way or explore the remote beauty of the Outer Hebrides. The Highlands and Islands promise an unforgettable Scottish adventure.

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Aviemore Segway Treks
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From £32

Aviemore Segway Treks

Aviemore Segway Treks: exciting off-road Segway trips in the heart of the Cairngorms national park. Great for a family day out in the Aviemore wilderness!

Attraction
Free

Moine Mhor National Nature Reserve

Explore Moine Mhor National Nature Reservice, a precious fragment of bogland habitat in the shadow of the ancient stronghold of Argyll.

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Free

Plodda Falls

One of Scotland's most spectacular waterfalls.

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From £13

In Your Element

In Your Element is a mobile outdoor adventure company offering amazing days out across Scotland.

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Crombie Clay Shooting

Set amongst some of the most beautiful scenery in the Highlands. Experienced instructors.. come and enjoy the adventure.

Tarbat Discovery Centre
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From £1

Tarbat Discovery Centre

A fascinating building with an intriguing story set in a beautiful location away from the hustle & bustle of the A9 and the regular tourist routes.

Oban Town Walking Tour
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From £10

Oban Town Walking Tour

On this 1 hour tour, immerse yourself in the sights and sounds as you travel back through the centuries to discover the history and culture of Oban.

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Free

RSPB Loch Gruinart Reserve

One of the top wildlife sites in Scotland, with a wide range of habitats and a dedicated in-house farming operation.

Fort George
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Adults £9

Fort George

Fort George is the mightiest artillery fortification in Britain.

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Free

Aldie Burn

A serene forest along Aldie Burn, once vital for watermills and Tain's water supply. Now a tranquil, diverse haven with rich wildlife.

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Free

RSPB Balranald

This nature reserve has sweeping beaches, wild marses and a rocky foreshore. A perfect place to learn about agriculture and wildlife.

The Old Haa Museum
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Free

The Old Haa Museum

The Old Haa is a museum, garden and tearoom in the island of Yell in Shetland.

Inverness City Walking Tour
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From £12

Inverness City Walking Tour

The capital of the Highlands and the main shopping, entertainment and travel destination for Northern Scotland...

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Free

Scapa Flow Museum

Discover the collection of wartime artefacts of national and international importance in the First and Second World War.