Connected through a suspension bridge across
the River Ness and old stone buildings, the City in the Highlands
is a beautiful place, known for its floral displays. The ever-admiring
Inverness city has won several awards including the award
for Best Large Town in the Bloom of Britain competition in
Further, the city stands proud to have been chosen as one
of only 3 towns to be awarded city status by the Queen in
December 2000. The celebrations were held in July around the
time of the Inverness Highland Games.
Inverness, the city in the Highland definitely lives up to
people's expectations, with nature so friendly and helpful;
visitors enjoy the light-hearted city. Inverness is an exceptional
place for sure and an 'in' place to be in. The local population
of about 41,000 in the city is open to new ideas, new people,
and new businesses and most importantly, when you visit the
city, you'll find the warmest of welcomes - whether you choose
to do a business tour, or explore, shop and relax in Inverness.
You can check out what's on in this busy city - There's everything
you could imagine and more. Walk down along the riverbanks
across the Caledonian Canal or a make a trip to the Ness Islands
where you can escape from the hustle and bustle of the shops
or if sailing is for you, just hop into a boat and cross the
river on the little bridges and you can visit Bught Park.
Besides, if you are a sporty spirit, visit the ice rink and
the Aquadome sports center, the Floral Hall - a sub-tropical
horticultural extravaganza with small waterfall, fishes, and
alsorts of plants/trees open all year round.