Sitting on a cliff overlooking the River Ness in Inverness, Scotland is Inverness Castle. It was built in 1836 using red sandstone to the designs of architect William Burn. The castle replaced an 11th-century defensive structure that was formerly on the site. It is an imposing structure with numerous towers that was built in a beautiful setting. The castle is currently used to house the Inverness Sheriff Court.
The castle is situated in the city centre. It is a 5-10 minute walk away from ‘Inverness’ train station. The 6 bus stops by the castle.
Opening Times and Admission
The castle grounds and the north tower are open to the public. In the summer months (April to September) the castle is open to the public daily, 11am-6pm. In the winter months (October to March) the castle is open to the public Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday 11am-4pm. Admission to the tower is set at £5 for adults and £3 for children.