Best castles in Inverness

Check out the top castles in Inverness, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Cawdor Castle and Gardens
1. Cawdor Castle and Gardens
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25 local reviews
B9090, Cawdor
+44 1667 404401
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Margaret
Cawdor Castle is set amid gardens in the parish of Cawdor in and was built around a 15th-century tower house,…
Victoria
The magical Cawdor Castle dates back to the late 14th century. Steeped in history, visitors are still…
Anthony John
Cawdor Castle is set amid gardens in the parish of Cawdor in Nairnshire, Scotland. The castle is built around…
1. Cawdor Castle and Gardens
1. Cawdor Castle and Gardens
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25 local reviews
B9090, Cawdor
+44 1667 404401
Margaret
Margaret
Cawdor Castle is set amid gardens in the parish of Cawdor in and was built around a 15th-century tower house, with substantial additions in…
Victoria
Victoria
The magical Cawdor Castle dates back to the late 14th century. Steeped in history, visitors are still delighted by it to this day. Cawdor…
Anthony John
Anthony John
Cawdor Castle is set amid gardens in the parish of Cawdor in Nairnshire, Scotland. The castle is built around a 15th-century tower house,…
2. Inverness Castle
2. Inverness Castle
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31 local reviews
Inverness Castle, Inverness
Closed · Opens Tuesday 12:00 PM (noon)
+44 1463 237114
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Jennifer
Whilst the castle is closed to the public, it is a beautiful, early 19th century building with fantastic views…
Jamie
Although not an attraction, the viewing platform will open this Easter which gives great views of the city and…
Anthony John
Inverness Castle sits on a cliff overlooking the River Ness, in Inverness, Scotland. The red sandstone…
2. Inverness Castle
2. Inverness Castle
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31 local reviews
Inverness Castle, Inverness
Closed · Opens Tuesday 12:00 PM (noon)
+44 1463 237114
Jennifer
Jennifer
Whilst the castle is closed to the public, it is a beautiful, early 19th century building with fantastic views down the River Ness from its…
Jamie
Jamie
Although not an attraction, the viewing platform will open this Easter which gives great views of the city and surrounding area. The castle…
Anthony John
Anthony John
Inverness Castle sits on a cliff overlooking the River Ness, in Inverness, Scotland. The red sandstone structure evident today was built in…
3. Cawdor Castle
3. Cawdor Castle
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17 local reviews
Cawdor Castle
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Margaret
Cawdor Castle is set amid gardens in the parish of Cawdor. It was built around a 15th-century tower house,…
Felicity & Katherine
One of our very favourite places! Stunning gardens and castle and woodland walks. If you're lucky you may bump…
Caterina
Stunning castle that you take a lovely tour of the grounds and gardens, then into the castle to see around it…
3. Cawdor Castle
3. Cawdor Castle
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17 local reviews
Cawdor Castle
Margaret
Margaret
Cawdor Castle is set amid gardens in the parish of Cawdor. It was built around a 15th-century tower house, with substantial additions in…
Felicity & Katherine
Felicity & Katherine
One of our very favourite places! Stunning gardens and castle and woodland walks. If you're lucky you may bump into Lady Cawdor who still…
Caterina
Caterina
Stunning castle that you take a lovely tour of the grounds and gardens, then into the castle to see around it then it has a nice cafe. Great…
4. The Castle Tavern
4. The Castle Tavern
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27 local reviews
1 View Pl, Inverness
Open · Closes 1:00 AM
+44 1463 718178
BarRestaurantFood
Caroline
This old bar is great for an al fresco pint or glass of wine. It specialises in real ales and has a great malt…
Jennifer
This pub is a minute's walk from our property offering a range of quality pub meals, ales & whiskies. Cosy in…
Amanda
If you want to try haggis it normally on the menu as a starter here which might give you the test of it you…
4. The Castle Tavern
4. The Castle Tavern
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27 local reviews
1 View Pl, Inverness
Open · Closes 1:00 AM
+44 1463 718178
Caroline
Caroline
This old bar is great for an al fresco pint or glass of wine. It specialises in real ales and has a great malt whisky selection. Small, so…
Jennifer
Jennifer
This pub is a minute's walk from our property offering a range of quality pub meals, ales & whiskies. Cosy in winter, in summer you can sit…
Amanda
Amanda
If you want to try haggis it normally on the menu as a starter here which might give you the test of it you require. Opposite the castle its…
5. Brodie Castle
5. Brodie Castle
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10 local reviews
Brodie Castle, Forres
Open · Closes 3:00 PM
01309 641371
Establishment
Amanda
Restored 16th-century castle and gardens with Clan Brodie collection of antiques, art and ceramics…
Victoria
Stuffed to the turrets with antique furniture, paintings and ceramics, the legacy of generations of Clan…
Roy & Vivienne
Great castle, fantastic tours. Great playground for kids and good coffee and small shop. In the castle is also…
5. Brodie Castle
5. Brodie Castle
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10 local reviews
Brodie Castle, Forres
Open · Closes 3:00 PM
01309 641371
Amanda
Amanda
Restored 16th-century castle and gardens with Clan Brodie collection of antiques, art and ceramics. Impressive, atmospheric, beautiful and…
Victoria
Victoria
Stuffed to the turrets with antique furniture, paintings and ceramics, the legacy of generations of Clan Brodie, this 16th-century castle is…
Roy & Vivienne
Roy & Vivienne
Great castle, fantastic tours. Great playground for kids and good coffee and small shop. In the castle is also a small cafe that serves home…
6. Brodie Castle
6. Brodie Castle
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8 local reviews
Brodie Castle
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Margaret
Brodie Castle is the ancestral home of Clan Brodie, with an outstanding art collection and magnificent…
Nicola
Brodie Castle is a National Trust site. Asides from tours around the castle, it has a restaurant, play-park,…
Jeana
Brodie Castle is a 10 minute walk from the cottage, nice garden ground, a pond to feed the ducks and a Childs…
6. Brodie Castle
6. Brodie Castle
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8 local reviews
Brodie Castle
Margaret
Margaret
Brodie Castle is the ancestral home of Clan Brodie, with an outstanding art collection and magnificent library. Acres of gentle Moray…
Nicola
Nicola
Brodie Castle is a National Trust site. Asides from tours around the castle, it has a restaurant, play-park, gift shop and gardens to walk…
Jeana
Jeana
Brodie Castle is a 10 minute walk from the cottage, nice garden ground, a pond to feed the ducks and a Childs playground.
7. Castle Stuart Golf
7. Castle Stuart Golf
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18 local reviews
Castle Stuart Golf, Inverness
Open · Closes 6:00 PM
01463 795440
Establishment
Nicky
Only constructed in 2009 this superb Links course is hosting the Scottish Open again in 2016 - the fourth time…
Jonny
Scotland, the home of golf. Welcome to Castle Stuart Golf Links. History and diversity make Scottish golf…
Conor
Castle Stuart is an iconic course which has hosted the scottish open in the last few years. Attracting the…
7. Castle Stuart Golf
7. Castle Stuart Golf
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18 local reviews
Castle Stuart Golf, Inverness
Open · Closes 6:00 PM
01463 795440
Nicky
Nicky
Only constructed in 2009 this superb Links course is hosting the Scottish Open again in 2016 - the fourth time the European Tour have staged…
Jonny
Jonny
Scotland, the home of golf. Welcome to Castle Stuart Golf Links. History and diversity make Scottish golf courses famous throughout the…
Conor
Conor
Castle Stuart is an iconic course which has hosted the scottish open in the last few years. Attracting the worlds best. Its open to the…
8. Inverness Castle Viewpoint
8. Inverness Castle Viewpoint
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6 local reviews
Castle St, Inverness
Open · Closes 6:00 PM
01463 718009
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Steve
The castle isn’t really a castle – it was built as a Court of Law and is still being used for this purpose. …
Tom And Elaine
The court is housed in part of the Castle but is moving in 2019. The Castle will then become a tourist…
Noeli
Take a wander up to the castle and climb to the top of the tower to take in a panoramic view of Inverness.
8. Inverness Castle Viewpoint
8. Inverness Castle Viewpoint
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6 local reviews
Castle St, Inverness
Open · Closes 6:00 PM
01463 718009
Steve
Steve
The castle isn’t really a castle – it was built as a Court of Law and is still being used for this purpose. However, the viewpoint has good…
Tom And Elaine
Tom And Elaine
The court is housed in part of the Castle but is moving in 2019. The Castle will then become a tourist attraction. There is a magnificent…
Noeli
Noeli
Take a wander up to the castle and climb to the top of the tower to take in a panoramic view of Inverness.
9. Loch Ness by Jacobite - Dochgarroch Lock
9. Loch Ness by Jacobite - Dochgarroch Lock
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8 local reviews
Dochgarroch Cottages, Dochgarroch
Open · Closes 4:30 PM
+44 1463 233999
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Lindsey
Loch Ness – a trip down Loch Ness, to spot the monster is a great way to spend the day. Visiting Castle…
David
Loch Ness cruises and tours will take you on a journey of discovery, as you soak up the scenery, historic…
Jamie
These guys do various tours and cruises on and along the Loch. For best value, pick one that includes getting…
9. Loch Ness by Jacobite - Dochgarroch Lock
9. Loch Ness by Jacobite - Dochgarroch Lock
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8 local reviews
Dochgarroch Cottages, Dochgarroch
Open · Closes 4:30 PM
+44 1463 233999
Lindsey
Lindsey
Loch Ness – a trip down Loch Ness, to spot the monster is a great way to spend the day. Visiting Castle Urquhart is also an interesting…
David
David
Loch Ness cruises and tours will take you on a journey of discovery, as you soak up the scenery, historic monuments and intriguing tales…
Jamie
Jamie
These guys do various tours and cruises on and along the Loch. For best value, pick one that includes getting off at the Castle so can…
10. Inverness Museum and Art Gallery
10. Inverness Museum and Art Gallery
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26 local reviews
Castle Wynd, Inverness
Closed · Opens Tuesday 10:00 AM
+44 1463 237114
MuseumArt galleryPoint of interest
Jonny
Explore exciting stories from the past and learn about the people, environment and traditions of the Highlands…
Anthony John
Inverness Museum and Art Gallery is a museum and gallery on Castle Wynd, in Inverness in the Highlands of…
Jamie
A small museum at the seat of the castle, provides a good insight into the history of Inverness and the…
10. Inverness Museum and Art Gallery
10. Inverness Museum and Art Gallery
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26 local reviews
Castle Wynd, Inverness
Closed · Opens Tuesday 10:00 AM
+44 1463 237114
Jonny
Jonny
Explore exciting stories from the past and learn about the people, environment and traditions of the Highlands at Inverness Museum and Art…
Anthony John
Anthony John
Inverness Museum and Art Gallery is a museum and gallery on Castle Wynd, in Inverness in the Highlands of Scotland. Admission is free. The…
Jamie
Jamie
A small museum at the seat of the castle, provides a good insight into the history of Inverness and the surrounding area. Free!
11. Inverness
11. Inverness
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18 local reviews
Inverness, Inverness
LocalityPolitical
Sheila
Inverness Castle, Shopping, food, live music, night life, cinema, theatre,
11. Inverness
11. Inverness
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18 local reviews
Inverness, Inverness
Sheila
Sheila
Inverness Castle, Shopping, food, live music, night life, cinema, theatre,
12. Jacqui's
12. Jacqui's
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3 local reviews
6 Ardross Rd, Alness
01349 882478
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Emma
Hairdresser in Alness 10minutes away from Foulis Castle.
12. Jacqui's
12. Jacqui's
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3 local reviews
6 Ardross Rd, Alness
01349 882478
Emma
Emma
Hairdresser in Alness 10minutes away from Foulis Castle.