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We’re Good to Go

The ‘We’re Good To Go’ industry standard and supporting mark mean businesses across all sectors of the tourism industry in Scotland can demonstrate that they are adhering to the respective Government and public health guidance, and have carried out a COVID-19 risk assessment…

Loch Ness 360 Challenge?

World-Class Adventure Playground – for the ‘Outdoors’ enthusiast, the Scottish Highlands has to be one of the world’s most enticing natural adventure destinations. A recent addition to the long list of challenging hiking and biking routes, is the Loch Ness…

Ladies Golf in the Highlands

The North Highland region has some incredible scenery, fascinating historic attractions and diverse activities – and adding some of these to a golf vacation can be inspiring and memorable for those taking part.More attention needs to be focussed on meeting…

Scotlands North Coast 500!

The North Coast 500 (NC 500) was first marketed in 2014 and its success in attracting tourists from all over the world, whether by bike, motorbike, camper van or sports car, has far exceeded initial expectations. What is the NC…

E Bike Trip to Strath Farrar

Strath Farrar has to be one of the most scenic glens in the North Highlands. A full 12.5 miles from its start near Struy, to its western point at the Loch Monar Dam.A lovely open glen with towering mountains to…

Hello Highland Explorer!

Background – Alastair Kennedy (Al) and George Murray had worked together as Tour Guides at the Cruise Centre in Invergordon – so they knew each other and had always had a good laugh, prancing about in their kilts and entertaining…

The Outlook for Tourism in the Highlands

Current Trends – for 2021 and possibly into 2022 much of the tourism into Scotland will be domestic, from the rest of the UK. Trends that have emerged, partly as a result of the pandemic and partly because of the…