Lavishly decorated Inverness
Inverness is lavishly decorated with flowers and crowned by a beautiful pink crenellated castle. This Scottish city rests on the banks of River Ness. Inverness is a thriving city and has plenty of places to visit as well as things to do.
Inverness climate and events
Compared to most of the other parts of Scotland, Inverness is drier. The average lows in winter reach approximately 1°C. Inverness records summer average highs of around 18°C. When it comes to festivals and holidays, the best time to visit this beautiful city is between January and March. In January, come experience the festival of 'Burns night with haggis.' Enjoy ten days of mind-blowing music in March at the Inverness Music Festival.
Basic facts about Inverness
The cost of living in Inverness is slightly lower compared to that in Edinburgh. The city also boasts lower prices compared to London. Around £9 will pay for a basic restaurant meal. Beer goes for approximately £2.80 a pint.
Transport from the airport, local hotels and public transport
The best way to access the city is via Inverness Airport. The Airport is located in Dalcross. At the airport, an array of buses and taxis are available. A taxi to the central part of the city costs roughly £15. Alternatively, you can catch Stagecoach Bus No. 11. This is the fastest service to and from the city. It takes around half an hour. For this means of transport, single tickets cost approximately £3.50. A variety of accommodation options exist in Inverness. You can choose from executive, mid-price, and low price accommodation. The mid-price cost in the region of £100 for a twin room. With roughly £15, you can get dormitory accommodation in hostels. The choice of a public transport and taxi usually puzzles many travellers. So which is the best? Well, it all depends on your budget. For the Stagecoach bus day travel cards, zone 1 goes for about £3.70 while the city zone 4 is approximately £13.00.