Alness is a great place to base yourself in Scottish Highlands as many of the city’s star attractions are nearby. Fortrose Cathedral and the Chanonry Point Lighthouse are just two of the popular destinations in the area. Also, be sure to check out Fort George and Glenmorangie Distillery.
To really get a feel for Scottish Highlands, visit one of its many cultural destinations. Visit some of the interesting exhibit spaces and museums including the Glen Ord Distillery in Beauly, Nairn Museum in Nairn and the Tarbat Discovery Centre in Tain. Go and see a couple of the spectacular theater, dance and music shows at the Eden Court Theatre in Inverness. Often talked about galleries, include the Inverness Museum and Art Gallery in Inverness.
If the sun is shining get into the great outdoors and appreciate the nearby parks and reserves. Breathe in the fresh air, play catch with the kids and catch some rays at nearby Nairn Beach in Nairn. If you're in need of a little tranquility visit Bellfield Park in Inverness.
When it’s time to scratch that golf itch, head to the Nairn Golf Club in Nairn and the Royal Dornoch Golf Club in Dornoch. Grab your clubs and hit the fairways.
If you love food and shopping, head to the various stores that are part of the Eastgate Shopping Centre in Inverness.
Sports lovers vacationing in Alness should get tickets for Caledonian Stadium, Inverness to see the Inverness Caledonian Thistle F.C. in action. On match days the stadium becomes a sea of blue and red, as soccer fans flock together to cheer on their home-grown heroes.
Finding somewhere handy to stay within the Alness area is simple. If you're looking for great service and a comfortable bed, check out the amenities at the Holiday Inn Express Inverness, the Glen Mhor Hotel, Inverness, and the popular Royal Highland Hotel, Inverness.