Monday, October 28, 2013

Inverness ~ Loch Ness

Sokehah Cheah | 11:16 AM | | |


On the way to Loch Ness we spent a night in Inverness and put up in this Whinpark Bed & Breakfast.  Inverness is regarded as the capital of the Highlands and is the centre for commerce and industry.  It is the most northerly city in the British Isles and said to be one of the fastest growing cities in Europe and tourism plays an important part in the economy.

The breakfast area, clean and neat


Our bedrooms, also neat and tidy.





We had our lunch in the above restaurant.


Chicken sandwich, Trout, Beef burger and Cumberland Sausage ring



River Ness


Inverness Castle sits on a cliff overlooking the River Ness.  The red sandstone castle was built in 1836 by architect William Burn and today it houses Inverness Sheriff Court.   The Drum Tower houses an exhibition of castle history and is open daily in the summer while the castle itself is not open to public.





This is the breakfast we had before we moved on to Loch Ness hoping to catch a glimpse of  'Nessie' the world famous monster!


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  1. Awesome ... could almost feel the cool, nice weather of Inverness.

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    1. Yes, a vast difference from our crazy, hazy weather.

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  2. Very nice place that I wish to visit one day. Look so peaceful and quiet.

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    1. I can assure you that you'll definitely enjoy the cool, quiet surroundings, a great difference from the hustle and bustle of Singapore.

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  3. Hi Sokehah Cheah , what a lovely old city , just beautiful , thanks for sharing :)

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  4. This is my first "visit" to Inverness, Cheah. Now, I really want to go, lol...Your pictures are so inviting especially that food! Thank you so much for sharing...

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    1. You can follow me on a free and easy tour of Scotland, Louise!

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  5. Hi Cheah,

    I'm staring very hard to see if there is any "head" poking out of river Ness... but can't see anything - LOL!

    With or without witnessing a myth or real loch ness monster, this place looks like a nice and relaxing getaway!

    Zoe

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    1. Yes, it's indeed a very relaxing place..... far from the maddening crowd!

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  6. i see people eating outside the restaurant..how nice to have food and enjoying the cold breeze at the same time.. the place look so clean too, no dust or smoke from cars whatever...:D

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    1. Yes, cool, clean air. Think you'll live longer too :))

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  7. Beautiful place! So I took you didn't see the monster huh? Foods and lodging look wonderful.

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