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Inverness without a car

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Inverness without a car

Hi

We arrive at 3pm on Tuesday and depart at 3pm on Thursday.

Can anyone suggest some things to do that dont involve driving ourselves? Would like to probably do a full day tour on Wednesday and see as much as we can & also do a boat cruise on Loch ness on Thursday morning. Not sure what are the best tours or operators or what is a must see.

Thanks

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1. Re: Inverness without a car

A good day trip would be on the scenic rail line to Kyle of Lochalsh. Or even better, get off two stops before Kyle, at Plockton, which is a lovely village, and treat yourselves to lunch at the hotel.

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2. Re: Inverness without a car

From the tourist information center they have day trips to Orkney.

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3. Re: Inverness without a car

Is Orkney nice? Is it a full day trip? What about trips that include Glen Affric? Thanks!

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4. Re: Inverness without a car

The only day trips to Orkney that I know about are these: http://www.jogferry.co.uk. However, as you see they have now stopped for the year. When are you going?

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5. Re: Inverness without a car

We arrive Tuesday Oct 6 and depart Thursday the 8th.

Trying to plan an all day tour on Wednesday the 7th.

Thanks!

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6. Re: Inverness without a car

This is a well-known setup running cruises and coach trips around Loch Ness, but they don't all run in October: http://www.jacobite.co.uk/

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7. Re: Inverness without a car

Hi

yes we plan to do the shorter boat trip on thursday morning but wanted something to do on the wednesday for the whole day.

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8. Re: Inverness without a car

Day Tours leave from below the tourist information centre in Inverness. Some are still on as there were some mini buses there afew days ago.

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9. Re: Inverness without a car

Check out Puffin Tours. They do several tours out of Inverness. The Isle of Skye one is nice and includes a stop at Elliean Donnan Castle.

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10. Re: Inverness without a car

For a cruise try Jacobite and for a tour of Glen Affric try inverness tours

Info on both can be found here

www.visitlochness.com/section.php?id_sec=13

I hope you have a great trip!