Destination guide

Travel to historic Inverness

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

Activities

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 vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Inverness a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 features

Exploring the natural features in Inverness

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

  • 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

Transportation to and around Inverness

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

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

Can I find a vacation rental around Inverness?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 975 vacation rentals near Inverness. From 363 Cottages to 399 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Inverness for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Inverness?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Inverness. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Inverness Castle: 519 vacation rentals
  • Culloden Battlefield: 526 vacation rentals
  • Urquhart Castle: 507 vacation rentals
  • Loch Ness 2000 Exhibition Centre: 512 vacation rentals
  • Inverness Station: 524 vacation 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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Inverness?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 363 Cottages in Inverness. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Inverness include:

  • Houses: 399 rentals available
  • Cabins: 363 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 363 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Inverness?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 41 vacation rentals with pool available in Inverness. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.