Destination guide

Travel to historical Inverness

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


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

  • 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 highlights

Exploring the natural features in Inverness

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

  • 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

Transport to and around Inverness

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

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

How many holiday accommodation are available around Inverness?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 936 holiday rentals around Inverness. From 553 cottages to 148 flats & apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Inverness is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Inverness?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Inverness. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition: 508 holiday rentals
  • Inverness Castle: 555 holiday rentals
  • Inverness Station: 558 holiday rentals
  • Brian Clarkson Gallery: 502 holiday rentals
  • Urquhart Castle: 501 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Inverness listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Inverness?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 553 Cottages in Inverness. Our other popular types of Inverness holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 148 holiday houses
  • Houses: 147 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 553 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bed & breakfasts and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Inverness?

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

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