The Highlands

Recently recognised within the world's top ten holiday destinations, the Highlands provide castles, mountains, glens, wildlife, coast, sea, islands, beaches, lochs, rivers, distilleries, heather, deer - whatever it is you are looking for we have plenty of it!

Rookery Nook is an ideal base for touring the Highlands and Islands - most places can be reached on a day trip from Inverness.

Inverness castle lit up at night
Some of our favourites include:
  • Culloden Battlefield
  • Cawdor and Brodie Castles
  • Castle Urquhart - especially if you approach from Loch Ness on a charter boat
  • The Strathspey Whisky Trail
  • Glenmorangie Distillery
  • Isle of Skye
  • Cairngorm Mountains (with the new mountain railway)
  • The train journey to Kyle of Lochalsh
  • Dolphin Cruises on the Moray Firth
  • Glen Affric
  • The Black Isle
  • Nessie hunting

There is so much to see that you will not be short of things to do during your holiday in Rookery Nook.