Invergordon, the gateway to the Scottish Highlands
Invergordon shore excursions If your cruise liner docks at Invergordon join me for a great day tour around the scottish highlands from Invergordon.
Invergordon is a great place to dock as it makes large parts of the Scottish Highlands available for a days tour. Here is just a flavor of where you can go……
North of Invergordon boasts dramatic scenery, stunning castles and famous distilleries. Whatever your requirements are I will tailor your tour to your needs on you’re visit to port of Invergordon. Visit the spectacular Dunrobin Castle home of the Sutherlands with stunning gardens and interesting museum. Meander through stunning scenery to the Falls of Shin to watch the salmon leap on their spawning migration. Stop for a dram at one of the oldest distilleries in Scotland. Enjoy the country villages of Invergordon, Tain, Lairg and Royal Dornoch.
The mystery of the loch. Loch Ness has captured the imagination of the world, home of Nessie, the Loch Ness monster. Come and experience the loch in the great glen first hand, from the water’s edge to the hilltop panoramic views. Explore the ruins of the most battle scared castle in the Highlands Urquhart Castle. Visit the Nessie exhibition find out for yourself just what’s under the water. Wonder at the mighty 165ft water fall at the village of Foyers which feeds into Loch Ness. Stop at the shores edge at the village of Dores and enjoy a coffee or a wee dram as you look up the loch. A must for all Nessie fans young and old. I will make your day with me as memorable as possible, for all the right reason! I will tailor your day to suit, so let me know and I will do my best to accommodate.
Step back in time at Culloden battle field and visitor center. Discover the history of both sides on the run up to the battle that changed the way of Scottish Highland life for ever. Walk the path of the Highlander or Red Coat through the battle field and discover the fate of Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobite uprising of 1745.
Immerse yourself in the stunning Castle and Gardens of Cawdor Castle. Home to the Dowager Countess Cawdor. It is believed to have been built in the 15th-century as clan seat to the Clan Calder. Changing hands to the Clan Campbell in the 16th century. the Castle remains within the Campbell clan today Countess Cawdor is stepmother to Colin Campbell 7th Earl Of Cawdor.
As changeable as the Scottish weather is, take suitable footwear and clothing when ever possible. I do carry umbrellas (just in case)