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SCOTLAND HIGHLANDS DESTINATION GUIDE

The best things to do in Scotland Highlands

Travel Inspiration for Your Scotland's Highlands Vacation

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Welcome to Scotland's Highlands! As your Celtic Experts, we’re here to introduce you to the vibrant local restaurants, top sights and best places to stay on your vacation to Ireland. From perfectly-planned guided tours to custom travel packages, we can’t wait to share the traditional experiences of our homelands with you.

Explore the best places to eat, see and stay in Scotland's Highlands

  • Inverness Castle
  • Dingwall
  • Fort Augustus
  • Cairngorms National Park
  • Blair Castle
  • Victorian Market
  • Cawdor Castle
  • Ben Macdui
  • Glenlivet Distillery

Top places to eat and drink in Scotland's Higlands

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From hidden gems to iconic sights, these are the best places to start your very own Celtic story in Scotland. No matter where you decide to go, you’ll get authentic experiences hand-picked just for you.

Glenlivet Distillery

Glenlivet Distillery

Have a wee bit of fun today at the Glenlivet Distillery as we take you on a tour through one of the most famous landmarks in Scotland.

Cardhu Distillery

Cardhu Distillery

A true outlier, the Cardhu Distillery in Moray, Scotland, is the first distillery founded by a woman. A proprietor of a renowned ‘silky’ malt, Cardhu Distillery offers a range of tastes and tours for whisky fans, for those who are new to the drink up to experienced connoisseurs. Taste a complimentary Cardhu, meet the locals and learn about the woman behind the distillery.

Picnic Lunch Mountain Safari

A picnic lunch on a Highland Mountain Safari

This is our promise to take you personally. With your kilted Safari Ranger you’ll escape far from the busy city and into the wild of Cairngorm National Park. Explore the grounds before ending the afternoon with a lovely picnic made of locally sourced specialties.

What sights to see in Scotland's Highlands

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Inverness Walking Tour

Inverness Walking Tour

This leisurely stroll throughout the cathedral city of Inverness will have you learning about how it’s grown from humble beginnings to the happiest city in Scotland. When it comes to the top sights, our Local Specialist will be with you every step of the way to make sure all your questions have answers.

Culloden Battlefields

Culloden Battlefields

Discover the origin of your surname in detail as you sort through the resources and find out where your family stood during the epic clash dating back to 1745.

Best places to stay in Scotland's Highlands

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Tulloch Castle

Tulloch Castle

The Castle is located on the hill at the edge of the market town of Dingwall. The castle retains many of its period features, including painstakingly restored original fireplaces, with a working example in the reception lounge.

Kingsmills Hotel

Kingsmills Hotel

A 4-star luxury hotel in Inverness in the beautiful Scottish Highlands. Offering extremely luxurious rooms, impeccable dining and old fashioned Scottish hospitality.

Ness Walk Hotel

Ness Walk Hotel

On the leafy banks of the River Ness, situated in the city centre is the 5 star Ness Walk. The stunning new addition to the city offers 48 exquisite bedrooms taking their influence from the seasonal landscape with a flow of soft colours and textiles. Ness Walk opened in 2019 offering unmatched decadence.

Top trips that visit Scotland's Highlands

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Brendan Vacations does not sell guided trips to Canadian residents but you can book guided trips through our sister company Trafalgar.com.

Discover Scotland's Highlands

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Meet Catherine Reilly

As the head of our Brendan team, Catherine has been making friends with the Celtic community for over 35 years so she's learned a thing or two about where to go and what to do in Ireland and Scotland. Check out her own personally hand-crafted collection of all the can't-miss experiences you can have too.

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