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Inverness

Local authorityHighland
UK ParliamentInverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Scottish ParliamentConstituency: Inverness and Nairn Region: Highlands and Islands
Historic countyInverness-shire
CountryScotland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
First settledBefore the 6th century AD
Royal CharterC. 12th Century AD
City status2000
Area
Land28.8 km 2 (11.1 sq mi)
Urban52.0 km 2 (20.1 sq mi)
Population (mid-2016 est.)
City47,290
Urban63,220
Urban density1,200/km 2 (3,100/sq mi)
Language(s)English Scots Gaelic
Demonym(s)Invernesian
PostcodeIV1-3
Area code(s)01463
Inverness Castle and River Ness Inverness Scotland - conner395.jpg "Inverness Castle and River Ness Inverness Scotland - conner395.jpg", by dave conner from Inverness, Scotland, licensed under CC BY 2.0

Crowned by a pink crenellated castle and extravagantly embellished with flowers, Inverness is a successful city with a rich range of areas to go to and things to do both in the city and around. The city boasts a number of historic buildings in the Old Town that can be valued while checking out city shops. Set down picturesquely above the river, Inverness Castle looms over Gothic Town House in High Street and dominates the horizon.

Listed below the castle, Inverness Museum and Art Gallery on Castle Wynd offers an excellent basic introduction of the growth of the Highlands, while middle ages Church Street is home to the town's oldest-surviving buildings. There are many wonderful riverside restaurants and bustling pavement coffee shops as well as a large range of specialist retailers in the historical Old Town and Victorian Market, while a fantastic range of popular high street names can be found at Eastgate Centre.

Inverness really has got all the elements for an unforgettable city break. Simply taking a wander through the good-looking city centre is pretty enjoyable as well; appreciate Inverness Castle and St Andrew's Cathedral, then stroll along the financial institutions of the River Ness, crossing suspension bridge for some tranquility and relaxation on Ness Islands. A journey to Inverness wouldn't be full without a browse through to Loch Ness-it consists of the largest volume of freshwater in the British Isles, and in fact has greater than all lakes in England and Wales combined.

Fly to Inverness Airport from a variety of destinations throughout the UK and Europe. Traveling to Inverness by boat via the Caledonian Canal, walk along Great Glen Way or get there on 2 wheels by taking the Great Glen Mountain Bike Trail from Fort William.

Inverness city centre is rather compact, so it's very easy to get about on foot. For all those Harry Potter extend there, renowned, Hogwarts School, shown in movies, had a phase existence in the Scottish Highlands, neglecting magnificent lochs and mountains.

With no fewer than 47 distilleries spread out across the region, Highlands is Scotland's largest geographical whisky generating area-particularly great news if you like dram of Scotland's preferred beverage. As this, Fraserburgh is known largest shellfish port in Europe. Flights and ferryboats reach all significant islands in the Highlands, and Inverness comes from London by rail and air.

West Highland Way, which ranges from Milngavie to Fort William, is a 96 mile-long hiking course that takes in some of Scotland's most sensational sights and is a terrific experience for family members and people. Highland Council has promised 50000 economical houses between 2018 and 2023.

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Inverness (latest news)

TOLEDO, Ohio -In 41 days, Solheim Cup will embark on at Inverness Club, where women caddies are flourishing. My grandfather was really a caddie right here, so to go home and inform him constantly I was caddied, he would tell me stories.

To see the most effective females in the game and to be on a golf course they deal with every day-it's most likely to be unique, Wills said.

Kilmarnock Harriers delight in to verify Roon Toon 10k is happening following month-on Sunday 22 August.

With roadway running chances having been limited, we're delighted to market' in behalf of Kilmarnock Harriers that elite professional athletes can make an application for free of charge areas if they meet the following requirements. Competitors need to be 15 years or older on day. Mhairi Maclennan celebrates success at Lindsays National XC in 2020-holds Campus 5k women's finest After imposed break last year, Inverness's prestigious Campus 5K go back to the Highland capital on Friday night.

Mather & Carbon monoxide, leading visitor destination and exhibit style working as a consultant, has been announced by Highland Council as the successful event developer for the job to transform Inverness Castle into a first-rate site visitor attraction.

The appointment of Mather & Carbon monoxide as event developers for the task is an important step in the improvement of Inverness Castle, says Fergus Ewing MSP, co-chair of Inverness Castle Delivery Group.

The Inverness and Highland City Region offer is a joint campaign sustained by approximately ₤ 315m investment from the UK and Scottish governments, Highland Council, Highlands and Islands Enterprise and the University of Highlands and Islands, targeted at promoting lasting local financial growth.

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"Inverness: the Barefoot Years" by Billy Langston

"Inverness (aka Sleeper Turns Horse-Thief)" by Faust Frederick Schiller

"The Great Glen Way: Fort William to Inverness Two-way trail guide (Cicerone Trail Guides)" by Paddy Dillon

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