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Inverness castle

Inverness castle

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Inverness is only City in the Scottish Highlands and is located some 160 miles north of Edinburgh. Inverness City Centre is dominated by Inverness Castle and the River Ness and is small enough to be explored and enjoyed on foot. The City is home to the world famous Tulloch Inverness Highland Games which is held on the banks of the River Ness in Bught Park ( www.invernesshighlandgames.com) which is held in July every year. The Games attract visitors from all over the World to the Highlands and once you have been to them you will understand why. These Games have been designed to take you hours to walk around and discover and dont miss the concerts at the end of every Games day in the football  pitch sized beer tent. They also have some amazing free e-postcards on their website that you can send for free to the folks back home.  Inverness is a great base for exploring the Scottish Highlands and is surrounded by some of the most beautiful scenery in Europe including the world famous Loch Ness which you can take a cruise down if you wish to get up close to Nessie.Fort George, Europes largest fort and no trip to the Highlands would be complete without a visit to Culloden Moor. Culloden is the site of the last pitched battle fought on British soil and the new and expanded visitor centre is well worth a visit.

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