The Scottish Term ‘fling’ translates to, “a short period of enjoyment or wild behaviour”; the perfect description of an incentive programme in the Inverness area.
Here are just some of the Highland gems that are possible in this undiscovered part of Scotland, which is now easier than ever to get to! You can fly direct from:
Where eagles dare
In the midst of the Munros (Scottish mountains), in some of the wildest glens in Scotland, sits a selection of beautiful log cabins, unlike any other you’ve seen before. Get back to nature and enjoy the dramatic landscape of the Scottish Highlands and the wonderful array of outdoor activities that it gives us.
For groups looking for a different experience in Scotland, there are stunning 5* hotels, private castles and more unusual choices, like a 17th Century Abbey that’s been converted into luxury accommodation.
Scottish clan heritage is a wonderful focal point for corporate incentives, and there is no-where better to experience this than Inverness.
From the ancient clan burial site of Clava Cairns, made famous by the Outlander series; to the near modern comparison of the last battle in Scotland, The Battle of Culloden - which took place in 1746 - this region is the heartland of clan heritage.
Its essence is captured by the Highlander Museum, where you can explore three floors of Scottish history or perhaps just enjoy some red-line fun and have a Highlander show up at a time and in a way that you could never guess!
Everyone knows that Scotland is famous for its whisky, but did you know that we also produce some of the most exquisite gin’s in the world? Visit the Crossbill Distillery - a celebration of juniper and rosehip, two bold and fresh Highland botanicals. For centuries Scotland's fragrant juniper was exported to Holland to produce Jenever, a tradition that died out 200 years ago. Crossbill has revived Scotland's juniper production and is delighted to be able to produce the only gin to use 100% Scottish juniper.
Nestled in the forests of the Cairngorm National Park, this micro-distillery is not only an excellent producer of gin, but also an award-winning and famous building! In 2015, the eclectic and handcrafted build won Channel Four’s Shed of the Year Competition.
And this isn’t a normal distillery visit. Instead you’ll be treated to a ‘gin festival’, including local gins, beer, great food and local music. Your own special festival in the forest.
Uncover the real Macbeth
Shakespeare's Macbeth is one of the most iconic characters ever created. But few people realise that Macbeth was also a real man, a king of 11th century Scotland who led a life filled with as much murder, treachery and drama as the tragic hero of Shakespeare's play.
Uncover the tale of the real King Macbeth, a fearless warrior and inspiring leader, who lived in an 11th Century Inverness Castle - said to be the setting of Shakespeare’s Macbeth and the murder of Duncan.
See the historic sites and dramatic landscapes connected with Macbeth and discover more about the man behind the myth, as it unfolds in front of you…
Swim with the monster
Inverness takes its name from the River Ness, which flows from Loch Ness. And everyone knows about Nessie, the world famous monster that lives here.
There are lots of ways to explore the loch and look for Nessie. For the adrenaline junkies, do a high-speed search for the monster in fast rib boat, take the eagle’s-eye view from a helicopter or get up close with kayaks or SUPs. For a more leisurely pace, join a large tour boat; take a luxury cruiser; or even your own narrow boat.
Or, for the true explorer, what about a swim with Nessie? There are many places to enjoy tropical waters and swimming with sharks, but there’s only one place in the world where you can swim with a monster! Set off and return to Dores Beach and warm up with some homemade soup and locally brewed beer in the Dores Inn.