Family fun on rainy days

It is annoying when during your family holiday you have a day where it seems to not stop raining. The kids get rowdy, the other half gets grumpy. But we have some tricks and tips to bring out the sunshine in your family, if not the sky!

Go and see a film or take in a play

This is somewhere we like to take the children and grandchildren when we get the chance. Eden Court Theatre in Inverness offers it all …

Learn about how Loch Ness was created

Inverness museum and art gallery, is welcoming, fully accessible and has children-friendly areas, making it a great place for everyone visiting.

You can learn about how people of the area used to live and dress. There is a good indigenous animal display and lots of fun facts, that you probably won’t know! Find out what’s on

Inverness Leisure Centre

If you are going to get wet, why not get really wet? Inverness Leisure Centre has a fun leisure pool, as well as many other activities. Find out what’s on

For something a little bit different

Breakout rooms is for 8 upwards and offers a challenging and fun indoor adventure. A word of warning: one player must be over the aged of 18 to take part. In Inverness.

For the very little ones

Frankie and Lola’s is a soft play area in Inverness, with plenty to wear out the little ones, and lots of good coffee to keep you going!

Further afield

Indoor Nessie hunting?

Want to find out more about the mysteries of Loch Ness and the Loch Ness Monster? Then visit Drumnadrochit, short of going for a swim! Very much science based, it provides excellent food for thought for everyone from the smallest to the eldest in your party.

Culloden Battlefield and Visitor Centre. …

Culloden Battlefield and Visitor Centre used to be – we admit it – a dry and desolate place. But now an high tech, interactive museum will bring the events of 1745 truly alive for your children exploring our history for the first time. Visit the website

Nearby you will also find Cawdor Castle, also well worth a visit.

Relax in our marquee!

If you really fancy relaxing then what better than to stay at Loch Ness Shores itself! We have a marquee where you can relax, enjoy a coffee or hot chocolate, play games, read a book. Watch that beautiful loch!