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- Inverness Cathedral is also known as the Cathedral Church of Saint Andrew and is the most northern cathedral on mainland Britain. Located in Inverness close to the banks of the River Ness, the cathedral is built of red Tarradale stone, with the nave columns of Peterhead granite. The foundation stone was laid by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Charles Longley, in 1866 and construction was complete three years later.
- Inverness Castle sits high up overlooking the River Ness in Inverness. The castle you see today is a red sandstone building built in 1836 by the architect William Burn. It is built on the site of an earlier 11th-century defensive structure. The castle is the Inverness Sheriff Court and is NOT open to the public although you can visit the castle grounds and the north tower.
- Inverness Museum and Art Gallery is a museum and gallery on Castle Wynd in the heart of Inverness by the castle. The collection and facilities are managed by High Life Highland on behalf of Highland Council. The site has had a museum since the mid 1800’s with a major transformation in the 1960’s when The Castle Wynd/ Bridge Street area of Inverness was cleared for re-development. The exhibitions include geology and natural history of the Highlands, Jacobite memorabilia, Inverness silverware, authentic Highland weapons and bagpipes. The Art Gallery includes local fine art and craft exhibitions, with a variety of changing featured artists. The museum has a programme of talks, workshops, recitals as well as activities for children.
- Culloden Battlefield is where the 1745 Jacobite Rising came to a brutal end on the 16 April 1746. The site is managed by the National Trust Scotland and you can walk around the moor along a trail network taking in the battleground and spectacular setting. The Jacobite Rising was where Jacobite supporters, were looking to restore the Stuart monarchy to the British throne, and here the fought the Duke of Cumberland’s government troops. The battle was brutal with approximately 1,600 deaths in the first hour of the battle and out of this number around 1,500 of them were Jacobites. The Culloden Visitor Centre features artifacts from both sides of the battle and interactive displays that looks into the background to the conflict. The centre also has a restaurant. Dogs are welcome on the battlefield but owners must keep them under close control and pick up after them.
- Beauly Priory was a Valliscaulian monastic community located at “Insula de Achenbady”, now Beauly, and is one of three founded by the order in 1230. A plaque tells of Mary Queen of Scots’ visit here in 1564 and her travels in the Highlands. Descriptive plaques point out all the points of interest.
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