SEE & DO
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Tourist Information Office is located on Bridge Street, there is a bureau de change, booking office for Caledonian MacBrayne ferries, gift shop, and Internet access on 2 PC terminals
Inverness has an excellent Museum and Art gallery between the castle and the tourist office. Open 9am-5pm, Monday-Saturday all year. Includes gift shop and coffee shop.
Inverness Public Library is situated near the bus station. The Highlands and Islands Archivist Robert Steward and Genealogist Alistair MacLeod may be able to help you with historical or ancestry research but it is advisable to contact them in advance of your arrival - phone
If you are thinking of moving to Inverness or the Highland Region - visit the living/working in Scotland web page which provides links for finding jobs, houses, etc.
|Eden Court Theatre, situated near the cathedral, is the venue for shows, music and cinema. Originally built in the 1970s, the building incorporates part of the old Bishop's Palace. internet|
Sport and Outdoor Activities
There are plenty of opportunities for sports and outdoor activities in Inverness and the Highlands
- Inverness has 3 golf courses (Inverness Golf Club, Loch Ness Golf Course & Torvean Golf Club.
- Soccer fans might be interested in the local team: Inverness Caledonian Thistle Football Club (otherwise known as Caley Thistle).
- Inverness Ice CentreBught
Telephone: 01463 235711
Fax: 01463 714442
- Inverness Leisure centre (swimming pool, gym, climbing wall, etc.)
- Footpaths and walks (Highland council leaflets). Highland Council Countryside Rangers run many guided walks and events throughout the year.
Outdoor Inverness is the web site of local activity providers in the Inverness Outdoor Network and includes details of activities available in the region including walking, water sports, paint balling, skiing, horse riding, etc. Also see the outdoor activity operators list
The port of Inverness is mainly commercial, but has a small yacht haven. If you need equipment, then Caley Marina is the chandlery on Canal Road. The Caledonian Canal is very popular with yachts and barges (see boat trip links). It stretches some 60 miles from Inverness via Loch Ness to Fort William. You can walk and cycle along the towpath in Inverness