Embark on a whirlwind journey through Inverness with our ‘Inverness Whirl: Iconic Landmarks & Highland Highlights’ tour. This two-hour walking tour begins at the resource-rich VisitScotland Inverness iCentre and takes you past key city landmarks. Admire the Neo-Gothic Inverness Town House and take in breathtaking highland views from Inverness Castle. Pay homage at the Flora Macdonald statue and immerse in tranquillity amidst the statues of Faith, Hope, and Charity in Cavell Gardens. Experience the city’s vibrant arts scene at Eden Court and marvel at the Gothic splendor of Inverness Cathedral. The tour concludes at Balnain House, a beacon of the city’s musical heritage. This walking tour is a perfect blend of history, architecture, and culture.

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  • Stroll through history-rich Inverness, a city where tradition meets modernity.
  • Admire an array of architectural styles, from Gothic cathedrals to Victorian theatres.
  • Discover Inverness's vibrant arts scene and its cherished musical heritage.


  • Professional local tour guide

Route & Duration

2 hours
  • 1

    VisitScotland Inverness iCentre

    The hub for local information, iCentre provides guidance and resources for travelers visiting Inverness and its surrounds.

  • 2

    Inverness Town House

    A stately Neo-Gothic structure, the Town House is the heart of civic life in Inverness with its stunning architecture.

  • 3

    Inverness Castle

    Perched on a cliff overlooking the River Ness, this 19th-century red sandstone structure offers spectacular city and Highland views.

  • 4

    Flora Macdonald statue

    A tribute to a Scottish heroine, this statue stands tall in front of Inverness Castle, celebrating Flora Macdonald's historical significance.

  • 5

    Faith, Hope and Charity

    Three beautifully sculpted statues representing virtues, nestled in Cavell Gardens, they provide a serene setting for contemplation.

  • 6

    Cavell Gardens

    Home to poignant war memorials, these beautiful gardens offer peaceful paths and stunning floral displays along the river bank.

  • 7

    Eden Court Inverness

    A vibrant hub for the arts, Eden Court houses theatres and cinemas, set in a modern and Victorian blended architectural beauty.

  • 8

    Inverness Cathedral

    The striking red stone Cathedral, also known as St Andrew's Cathedral, offers Gothic splendor and a serene atmosphere on the banks of the River Ness.

  • 9

    Balnain House

    This historic Georgian building hosts the Highland's music center and is known for its role in preserving traditional Scottish music.

Meeting Point

Meet outside VisitScotland Inverness iCentre and meet your tour guide
VisitScotland Inverness iCentre, 36 High St, Inverness IV1 1JQ, United Kingdom See Map

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.