Local Attractions See what Inverness has to offer I would like more information on... Beaches Caledonian Canal Castles & Historic Places Distilleries Outdoor Activities Restaurants What to do in inverness Beaches The spectacular coastline of the Moray Firth is listed in the top twelve of the world’s most beautiful and unspoiled coastlines in the prestigious National Geographic Society’s Travel Magazine. Caledonian Canal The Caledonian Canal is one of the great waterways of the world, running through the very heart of Scotland some 60 miles (97 km) from northeast to southwest. Castles & Historic Places Right in the heart of the city, overlooking the River Ness just where it flows into the Moray Firth. Inverness Castle now stands were, legend has it, was once the seat of 11th Century Gaelic king Mac Bethad Mac Findláich Distilleries We're happy to say Inverness has 9 distilleries within a 50 mile radius! Whisky tourism is increasingly important to the economy, with over 1.7m visits to Scotch Whisky visitor centres last year. Outdoor Activities From dolphin spotting across the Moray Firth to cycling the "great glen" Inverness is the perfect holiday destination for those who love the outdoors! Restaurants We list our most favourite places to eat in Inverness, and we're certain that you'll love them too - we are spoilt for choice.