Scotland - The Scottish Highlands
The Scottish Highlands contain some of Scotland’s most stunning scenery, including National Parks and vast areas of unspoilt wilderness. From the vibrant city of Inverness and Loch Ness (Home of Nessie the Loch Ness monster) through the Caledonian Canal to Fort William the adventure capital of the UK, to the tranquil and peaceful Islands, the Inner and Outer Hebrides, and the Isle of Skye (great place for sunsets), its a place that has something for everyone.
The Highlands of Scotland are known for their rich cultural heritage and historical background, many visitors come to the Highlands to trace their Scottish ancestors, or visit Scottish Castles, Museums, and other Scottish historical sites.
The area also boasts a myriad of possible activities to keep you entertained like Walking, Hiking, Golf, Fishing (including Fly Fishing), Cycling, Mountain Biking, Falconry, Kayaking, Canoeing, White-water Rafting, Bungee Jumping, Mountaineering, Rock Climbing, Quad Biking, Whale Watching, Bird Watching, Wildlife Expeditions, Bowling and Swimming. Alternatively you could view Ben Nevis (Highest Mountain in UK) via the Gondola, or have a picnic at a country park or by a Loch in the Highlands (see Scottish Loch Guide), take a ferry to one of the Islands, or visit some of the historic Castles.
When you visit the Highlands of Scotland you will be amazed how much wildlife can be seen which may include: Roe Deer, Red Deer, Scottish Wildcat, Red Squirrel, Pine Marten, Puffins, Buzzards, Golden Eagles, Osprey, White Tailed Sea Eagles, Otters, Seals, Dolphins and Whales. Not forgetting the beauty of the lochs, mixed woodland including the Scottish Pine, and a wide range of wild flowers and plants in the Highlands. Enjoy the friendly people, rich culture, unspoilt Highlands countryside and much, much more.
The Highlands really is the Scotland of your imagination, a beautiful and inspiring region of ancient landscapes with a fascinating history.
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