Situated in the centre of Inverness, the relaxed capital of the Scottish Highlands, Scardroy Inverness offers luxury self-catering accommodation in a large 2-bedroom apartment, close to the Inverness Castle.
In Bell Tower, it is just 5 minutes walk from the city centre and 550 yards from Inverness Railway Station, which provides easy access for those travelling from the within the UK with frequent trains from Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow and further afield.
Inverness Airport is also a short drive from the city.
With river views, the ground floor apartment offers a master bedroom with a queen-size bed and spacious double fitted wardrobes.
The second bedroom offers a double bed. There is also a large bathroom with a separate bath and shower.
On the first floor, the open-plan lounge has a dining table and reclining leather sofas, there is also a working firestick which is free to use. The modern
kitchen is fully equipped with a dishwasher, breakfast bar, and a fridge. It is worth mentioning that there is another seperate WC in the hallway on the first floor at the top of the stairs.
Inverness is also home to numerous restaurants and bars, many within walking distance of Scardroy Inverness.
Guests at the apartment can enjoy exploring the vibrant city, with Inverness offering ample entertainment and attractions, including a cinema and shops. The famous Culloden Battlefield is a 15-minute drive away and Loch Ness is within 15 miles. According to independent reviews, this our guests' favourite part of Inverness thanks to its central location overlooking the river. Eastgate Shopping Centre is also only a 9-minute walk from Scardroy Inverness, featuring an array of high-street stores and restaurants.
This property also has one of the best-rated locations in Inverness. Guests are happier about it compared to other properties in the area.
Take a cruise on Loch Ness and go hunting for the famous Nessie Monster. This large, freshwater lake expands for 23 miles and is surrounded by stunning scenery. Also worth visiting is the Loch Ness Centre and Exhibition, which features an interesting history, pictures and famous stories of the Loch Ness Monster as well as a cafe overlooking the loch.
One of the most famous historic battlefields in the UK, the Battle of Culloden happened here during the Jacobite rising of 1745 as part of a religious civil war. Between 1,500 and 2000 people were killed during the battle and the newly opened visitor centre provides an interesting insight into the events of the battle, including videos, artefacts and guided tours.
Located in the heart of the city, Inverness Castle overlooks the River Ness and makes for stunning photographs from all around. The building is currently closed to the public as it houses Inverness Sheriff Court.
Inverness Museum and Art Gallery
Learn about Scottish history and discover how the Highlands are connected with the rest of the world at this interesting museum. Experience Highland contemporary arts and crafts, and enjoy a cup of tea in Cobbs Tea House. Also features a large gift shop.
The Inverness area has a wealth of opportunities for leisure and walking, as well as opportunities for other sports such as golfing, white water rafting, canoeing and kayaking, sailing, running, cycling, rugby and more. One walk which is highly recommended is the Ness Island Walk, a short easy walk from Inverness city centre, along the River Ness, to Ness Island and back. Other great walks include the Caledonian Canal Walks, South Loch Ness Walk and the Inverness Historic Trail. Inverness also has a wide selection of golf clubs and ranges, and sports clubs for swimming, football, tennis, etc.
Inverness Highland Games
Scheduled to take place on Saturday 15th July 2017, the Inverness Highland Games is one of the most spectacular traditional gatherings staged in Scotland and is one of the highlights of any visit to the capital of the Highlands. Watch the competitors take part in activities such as tossing the caber and tug-o-war.
Music and the Northern Meeting
Inverness hosts the annual Northern Meeting each September, a gathering of solo bagpipe players, which is the most prestigious in the calendar. Additionally, Inverness is also home to the Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival, which is held in August. This festival features well-known bands, comedians and more and in the past has featured musicians such as Ed Sheeran, Madness, Tom Jones, Ben Howard and The Proclaimers.
Eastgate Shopping Centre, the most notable shopping destination in Inverness, features a large selection of high street and designer stores such as Boots, Debenhams, HMV, Topshop and Michael Kors. Also worth visiting are the shops in the 'Old Town' which offers a large choice of independent retailers. The Victorian Market also has many small family run stores.
Inverness is within easy access of all of Scotland's main cities; by car, rail and bus. Those further afield from the rest of the UK and Europe can make use of Inverness Airport, with direct flights from cities including London, Amsterdam, Dublin, Manchester and Birmingham.