The Scottish highlands

The Scottish Highlands

The Scottish Highlands: These are found on the far north of the country and are filled with large ranges of mountains, historical castles, water falls and some of the best sceneries in the world.

Traveling to the highlands
This can be done by car, train, ferry and coach. The country has an elaborate transport system where visitors can access the highlands through all these means and explore the highlands in them.

Visitors arriving by plane can alight at Inverness airport and use cars or coaches to get to the highlands.

Attractions in the Scottish Highlands
There are numerous attractions in the Scottish highlands which include:
Ardnamurchan, Elean Donan Castle, Inver ewe gardens, applecross, Dornoch Cathedral, Ullapool, Plockton, Gairloch heritage museum and Inshriach nursery.

The Falls of Shin
These are some of the most popular attractions to the highlands where visitors have a first hand glance at much famed Atlantic salmon taking a leap.

Dunrobin castle
The castle is an ideal example of Scottish culture and history. It is popular because of its location on the coastline outside a village called Golspie and is the oldest House in the whole country that is uninhabited.

Ben NevisMountain
This is the Scottish highlands highest point and indeed the whole of Britain. Its mist covered peak is 1233 meters high and is excellent for hikes when the weather is favorable.

Accommodation
There are ideal accommodation establishments in the area where top of the class service is offered. There are self catering apartments in close proximity to the numerous attraction sites and to transport means in and around the Scottish highlands.

Many visitors enjoy outdoor accommodation through camping or holidays on caravans parks that are available in the highlands for rent. Visitors who love the outdoors can bring along their own tents, motor home or touring caravans.