The Highlands of Scotland covers a huge area on the North West of the country including Sutherland, Caithness, Easter and Wester Ross, Nairn, Inverness, Badenoch and Strathspey, Isle of Skye and Lochaber. Whether you choose to visit one of the inland regions, a coastal area or an island you will be rewarded with the stunning scenery and a warm Highland welcome.
Here you can find nature at its best with unspoilt countryside, magnificent mountain ranges, picturesque lochs, cliffs, beautiful coastal walks, waterfalls and white sandy beaches. You can find a variety of wildlife depending on which region you visit, including red deer, eagles and dolphins. You can find Highland cows, reindeer in Aviemore and you can enjoy a trip to Loch Ness to go and look for Nessie. Adventure lovers will love the Cairngorms and Aviemore in particular but also will find sports like climbing, mountain biking and kayaking available in other regions. There are of course lots of walking trails throughout the Highlands. History lovers can find out about the clans, the castles, the various battles and the Highland Clearances. The picturesque and romantic nature of many parts of the Highlands also makes it a popular venue for weddings. The Highlands is renowned for its hospitality and you can be assured of great fresh local food and a warm welcome.
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