Leaving your accommodation, we start our day with a journey through the scenery of the Cairngorm National Park; the largest National Park in Britain. Established in 2003, the Park boasts some ofthe UK’s highest mountains.
Near the coast of the Moray Firth, the Battlefield and Visitor Centre at Culloden is your first destination. Here you will be transported back to 1745 and experience the final stand of the Jacobite Rising; you can stand on the moors where this epic battle took place or immerse yourself in the exhibitions in the visitor centre.
Next, we head on to Inverness; the capital of the Scottish Highlands, situated on the River Ness, is the UK’s northern most city. Stopping near the riverside for your lunch break, you get some free time to explore the city centre before your Guide transports you to your rendezvous with the mystical Loch Ness Monster.
Whether you believe in Nessie or not, there is no denying that Loch Ness is an impressive sight; it’s size and depth make it one of the largest Lochs/Lakes in the UK. Here you can go on a Boat Tour,a great place to learn more about the Loch and view the scenery that surrounds it and visit the Visitor Centre where you can hunt for Nessie in the shop or café.
For those who want to keep their feet on dry-land, Urquhart Castle provides a great way to view the Loch. Learn about the history of this ruined castle that was once reclaimed from the English by Robert the Bruce and enjoy the exhibition located in the visitor centre.
However you choose to visit Loch Ness, you will have plenty to discuss on your return trip!