Shopping Tour of Inverness (Self Guided), Inverness

Inverness is a growing city in Scotland, which offers a fun, memorable shopping experience for all tastes and ages. In its fashion, jewelry, and specialty shops you will find everything from chic clothing, fine jewelry and beauty products to traditional Scottish cloth, local souvenirs and gifts. Take this tour to visit the best shops in Inverness.
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Shopping Tour of Inverness Map

Guide Name: Shopping Tour of Inverness
Guide Location: Scotland » Inverness (See other walking tours in Inverness)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 7
Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.3 Km or 0.8 Miles
Author: leticia
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Leakey's Second Hand Bookshop
  • Victorian Market
  • High Street
  • Duncan Chisholm and Sons
  • Hector Russell
  • James Pringle Weavers of Inverness
  • Highland House of Fraser
Leakey's Second Hand Bookshop

1) Leakey's Second Hand Bookshop

Leakey's Second Hand Bookshop is located in the former St. Mary's Gaelic Church on Church Street. Here you will find a huge collection of second-hand books, maps, and prints on every imaginable subject at very reasonable prices. There is also a coffee shop and café on the mezzanine floor, which features temporary local art exhibitions.
Victorian Market

2) Victorian Market

Located on Academy Street, Inverness Victorian Market is a unique shopping spot in the city. The main entrance on Academy Street has three round arches. This historic market was rebuilt in 1890 and reflects the splendor of the Victorian era. It includes the Market Arcade, which stretches from Academy Street to Union Street and Queensgate. The market is covered by a marvelous Victorian cast-iron and wooden-domed roof. Here you will find 45 shops and a nice café where you can rest after finishing your shopping.
High Street

3) High Street

Inverness High Street, lined with a fantastic variety of local Scottish stores, is a popular area for shopping. This pedestrian street attracts visitors from all over the world and will satisfy the needs of every shopaholic. The street links directly to the huge Eastgate Shopping Center, another prominent Inverness shopping venue.
Duncan Chisholm and Sons

4) Duncan Chisholm and Sons

Duncan Chisholm and Sons is located on Castle Street near Castle Gallery. This Scottish shop specializes in traditional Scottish cloth and sells a fine collection of the highest quality Scottish tartan, garb, tweeds and jackets. Except for traditional tartans, the store offers a full range of traditional accoutrements, including belts, sporrans, buckles, shirts and ornamental dirks.
Hector Russell

5) Hector Russell

Hector Russell has specialized in Highland dress and tartans for more than 50 years, helping to preserve Scottish heritage and tradition. This local shop on Bridge Street stocks an extensive collection of high-quality Highland dress, tartan clothing, fine cashmere knitwear, original gifts and much more.
James Pringle Weavers of Inverness

6) James Pringle Weavers of Inverness

James Pringle Weavers of Inverness is certainly worth a visit and can be found near Highland House of Fraser. This Scottish shop offers an excellent assortment of famous traditional Scottish tartans and beautiful knitwear, as well as Scottish gifts and souvenirs.
Highland House of Fraser

7) Highland House of Fraser

Highland House of Fraser is an authentic Scottish shop located on Bridge Street. This family business specializes in Highland dress and offers a great variety of traditional Scottish clothing, including hand-sewn kilts, tweeds and textiles. You can also purchase clan items, accessories, jewelry and gifts here. The staff is friendly and always willing to help.

Walking Tours in Inverness, Scotland

Create Your Own Walk in Inverness

Create Your Own Walk in Inverness

Creating your own self-guided walk in Inverness is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Historical Religious Buildings Tour

Historical Religious Buildings Tour

Inverness is home to a number of old churches and historic religious buildings. Many of them are situated on the banks of the River Ness and blend effortlessly with the surrounding landscape. This self-guided tour will lead you to the most prominent religious buildings in the city.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.7 Km or 1.1 Miles
Inverness Introduction Walking Tour

Inverness Introduction Walking Tour

Inverness is the capital of the Highlands and one of the most popular cities in northern Scotland. The city has a number of historic buildings, prominent landmarks and wonderful sights. This tour will lead you to the most interesting attractions in this fabulous Scottish city.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.3 Km or 1.4 Miles
Tour of Southwest Inverness

Tour of Southwest Inverness

Southwest Inverness boasts a number of prominent attractions, including Ness Bank Church, Inverness War Memorial, Eden Court Theater, Bught Park, Tomnahurich Cemetery, Inverness Floral Hall, Whin Park, and the Ness Islands. Take this tour to discover this fascinating area of Inverness.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.2 Km or 2.6 Miles