***Unfortunately, due to lack of visitor numbers, we will be closing Inverness Castle Viewpoint on Monday 23 November 2020 until further notice. Apologies for the disappointment, and thank you for your support.***
The Castle Viewpoint visitor attraction in Inverness offers fabulous 360 degree views of the Highland Capital and the surrounding scenery.
Enjoy the narrated drone footage that provides a birds-eye perspective of the City, and highlights many of the interesting landmarks to look for from the viewing platform. Climb the tower to find out more about some of the intriguing myths and legends associated with the City. Discover the tale of the Brahan Seer, the legendary 17th century Highland mystic who made many a prediction that came to pass, and learn how St Columba met and banished a monster from the River Ness, could this have been the first sighting of Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster?
Finally, take in the spectacular vista looking out across the city of Inverness and beyond, from our fantastic viewing platform.
Opening Hours (until 22 November 2020)
Thurs – Mon: 11:30-15:30 (last booking at 15:00)
Tues & Wed: Closed
We have put all the required safety measures in place for our staff and visitors.
- Offering 25 minute bookable timeslots for 1 family bubble/extended household of up to 9 persons max – this allows us to maintain social distancing measures.
- Carrying out frequent and additional cleaning in high contact areas.
- Adding hand sanitiser stations throughout the attraction.
- FACE COVERINGS ARE MANDATORY for all persons over the age of 5 years (exemptions accepted).
We have allocated 25 minute timeslots per family bubble/household so that we can maintain social distancing. Please help us by arriving on time for your booking! Please let us know if you are unable to make your visit.
£6.00 per adult
£4.00 per child (Under the age of 12 years)
(Please make sure you make the right selection in our booking system)
PLEASE PRESENT YOUR TICKET AT ADMISSION
TO BOOK ONLINE PLEASE CLICK HERE ARE SELECT “INVERNESS CASTLE VIEWPOINT”
Please be aware of the travel restrictions in your area before booking to visit us. Unfortunately we are unable to accept bookings at this time from any tier 3 or 4 area in Scotland, or any area in the UK under lockdown.
Scottish Government Guidance for Travel and Transport – Covid-19
UK Guidance for Covid-19 Restrictions as of 5th November
PLEASE NOTE: Due to the historic nature of the building there is no wheelchair access above the ground floor. Access to the Viewing Platform is by staircase only (94 steps).
There is currently no access to Inverness Castle Viewpoint from Castle Wynd due to the ongoing road works. The Viewpoint remains open as usual on reduced winter hours, and can be accessed via Castle Street. We apologise for the inconvenience.
There are currently no public toilets available at Inverness Castle Viewpoint, apologies for the inconvenience.
Image Credit: Ewen Weatherspoon
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