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Explore & Experience

Castles, Lochs and Battlefields


Best known as the “Capital of the Highlands”, Inverness is surrounded by countless historical treasures that place it at the heart of Scottish history, as well as stunning landscapes.

Your days journey will take you the full length of Loch Ness, a beautiful loch shrouded in mystery, with tales of a large monster living deep beneath the dark expanses.

Cruise the mysterious waters of Loch Ness and hop ashore for a visit to explore historic Urquhart Castle and its turbulent past. Then, visit the final resting place of Bonnie Prince Charlie's Jacobite army, a desolate stretch of moorland at Culloden where Bonnie Prince Charlie’s Jacobite Uprising was finally crushed; and explore the impressive fortifications of Fort George, one of the most outstanding fortifications in Europe.

Highlights include:

  • Loch Ness Boat Tour
  • Visit to Urquhart Castle
  • Visit to Culloden Battlefield
  • Visit to Fort George

Discover Scotland’s Most Famous Island – The Isle of Skye

Explore the magnificent Isle of Skye and visit some of the stunning sites that justify Skye's status as one of the most beautiful places in the World.

Your route today will take you past the famous Glenfinnan Viaduct, across to the Isle of Skye on a  scenic ferry ride, and through some of Scotland’s most impressive landscaped.

Visit the Trotternish Peninsula, home to Skye's most striking scenery in the north of the island, every corner reveals a new wonder. Notable features to discover and explore include the Lealt Waterfall and Kilt Rock, the Old Man of Storr, and the Fairy Glen. Then you’ll have the chance to visit Dunvegan Castle.

Highlights include:

  • Glenfinnan Viaduct
  • Scenic Ferry to the Isle of Skye
  • Dunvegan Castle

Sporting Pursuits

Sporting Pursuits

Enjoy the historic practice of sporting pursuits on nearby estates with a huge variety of hunting, from Red deer, Sika deer, Grouse, Pheasant and Partridge.  Excursions can be tailored to your personal requirements.  Relish the ever-changing and unpredictable Scottish terrain and weather and learn about the behaviours of our local birds and herds.  Success can never be guaranteed but you will be expected to bring home dinner.

Scotland Shooting Seasons

Pheasant 1st October - 1st February
Partridge 1st September - 1st February
Grouse 12th August - 10th December
Ptarmigan 12th August - 10th December
Blackgame 20th August - 10th December
Common Snipe 12th August - 31st January
Woodcock 1st September - 31st January
Duck & Goose (Inland) 1st September - 31st January
Duck & Goose (Foreshore) 1st September - 20th February
Coot/Moorhen/Golden Plover 1st September- 31st January
Hare No close season


Red stags 1st July -20th October
Red Hinds 21st October - 15th February
Sika Stag 1st July - 20th October
Sika Hinds 21st October - 15th February
Fallow Bucks 1st August - 30th April
Fallow Does 21st October - 15th February
Roe Bucks 1st April - 20th October
Roe Does 21st October - 31st March

Winter Whisky Tasting by the Fire

Whisky by the Fire

The three key ingredients of a Scottish experience, Castles, Lochs and Whisky.  Learn and savour some of the finest malts from all over Scotland.  Our local expert will guide you through regions, flavours and different styles of whisky.  From the highest distiller to the smallest distiller, he has the flavours of them all,  he even has our own Inverlochy Castle Malt distilled right on the doorstep.  Enjoy your dram and relax like royalty.  Please email our team to enquire about availability and pricing.


Glenfiddich Solera 15yrs

Golden with an intriguingly complex aroma. Sweet heather honey and vanilla fudge combined with rich dark fruit. Silky smooth, revealing layers of sherry oak, marzipan, cinnamon and ginger. Full-bodied and bursting with flavour, satisfyingly rich with lingering sweetness.


Auchentoshan 18yrs

Rife with toasty oak and vanilla spice, chocolate cake and a lovely grassiness, crystallized ginger finishing with a dark nuttiness chestnuts and almonds.

Highlands and Islands

Coires Leis, Ben Nevis

Woody spice, barley sugar, toffee apple, spiced fruits cake buttery notes, toasted oak baked apple cinnamon.


Bowmore 18yrs

Pungent citrus stewed fruits hints of damp wood, sweetness plum jam and hints of orange Marmalade on the finish.


Glen Scotia Victorina

Rich auburn in colour, intense aromas of raisin, oloroso sherry tones with a smoky balance that is very much an extrovert style nose. This continues through the palate, that fills the mouth with sweet flavours of fig chutney, ginger and that beautiful smoky fire tones.