Positioned as a major port with a rich maritime past, Invergordon serves as a gateway to the majestic Scottish Highlands. The capital of the highlands, Inverness, has been a pivotal player in Scotland's history, witnessing numerous clan battles since its medieval days as the Pictish capital. The Battle of Culloden, fought near Inverness in 1746, marked the end of the Jacobite rising and is a significant historical event.
INCLUDED SHORE EXCURSIONS:
Culloden, Cawdor & Clava Cairns Experience
Embark on a journey towards Cawdor, a small conservation village south of the Moray Firth. Discover the imposing Cawdor Castle, and visit the Bronze Age cemetery at Balnuaran of Clava, where you can witness well-preserved cairns dating back around 4,000 years. Conclude your excursion at the site of the famous Battle of Culloden, effectively ending the Stuart cause forever.
Loch Ness & Urquhart Castle Experience:
Journey towards the Highland city of Inverness before tracing the River Ness upstream into the Great Glen, home to Loch Ness. Keep your eyes peeled for ""Nessie,"" the mythical creature said to inhabit the loch's depths. Stop at the ruins of Urquhart Castle, which overlooks Loch Ness, offering stunning views.