Scottish Highlands Quick Facts & Figures

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The Scottish Highlands are located in northern Scotland, prominent cities and towns in the area include Inverness, Fort William and Aviemore. The Scottish Highlands are amongst the most northerly areas of Scotland, offering peace, tranquillity and a wonderful remote setting, a world away from the hustle and bustle of the cities.

The Scottish Highlands offer scenic lochs and glens, stunning landscapes, scenic coastline and beaches, charming small towns and villages full of character and plenty of open spaces allowing visitors to get away from it all. Local attractions & places of interest include Cairngorms National Park, Ballindalloch Castle, Lochalsh Woodland Garden, Glenmorangie Whisky, West Highland Museum and the Highlands are renowned for having some of the most impressive natural scenery and landscapes in the UK.. There are a number of historic buildings, castles, museums and galleries for visitors to explore in the area.

The area is host to a number of local festivals, shows, fairs and concerts throughout the year


Scottish Highlands Quick Facts

Population: 213,590

Region: Northern Scotland

Area total: 26,484 sq km

Languages: English, Scots and Scottish Gaelic.

Dialling Code: 01463 (Inverness), 01397 (Fort William), 01479 (Aviemore).

Postcode Area IV (Inverness), PH33 (Fort William), PH22 (Aviemore).

Closest Airports: Inverness Airport.

Local Food: Scottish Beef, Artisan Cheeses, Oatcakes and Seafood varieties.

Nearest Towns & Cities: Inverness, Fort William, Aviemore, Skye, Lochaber and Lochalsh.

Famous Attractions: Cairngorms National Park, Ballindalloch Castle, Lochalsh Woodland Garden, Glenmorangie Whisky, West Highland Museum and the Highlands are renowned for having some of the most impressive natural scenery and landscapes in the UK.
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