So many of our Scottish stereotypes come from the Highlands and Inverness, the gateway to the Highlands. Yet Inverness has a complicated relationship with its highland heritage. On this tour you will delve into that relationship through ancient legends, invented traditions and a battle all about cheese.

Tips and Hours

The tour is best completed between 12pm and 4pm, Tuesday to Friday, and between 11am and 4pm on Saturdays when Leakey's Bookshop and the Inverness Museum and Art Gallery is open. The tour takes at least 50 minutes.

Start the tour at on the corner of Bank Street and Bridge Street. Start on the pavement beside the river.

To view the route, see the map below. There are two routes: the main route and the step-free one. To see the route you want, click the box in the top left corner and deselect the option you do not want.

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Credits

Music

"Galway" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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"Fiddles McGinty" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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"Drums of the Deep" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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"Dhaka" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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"Moorland" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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"Celtic Impulse" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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"Achaidh Cheide" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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"Hidden Past" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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"Pipe and Drum" Vale of Atholl Junior Pipe Band. Recording by inchadney https://freesound.org/people/inchadney/
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"Synthetic Atmospheres » Hiiiighland" was served by the freesound project and produced by www.digifishmusic.com
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Sound effects

Murmuring Stream was served by the freesound project and produced by borralbi https://freesound.org/people/borralbi/
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Gunshot was served by the freesound project and produced by Gary Qian https://freesound.org/people/Cyberkineticfilms/
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