Inverness Castle is an 11th century royal stone enclosure fortress but only a resorted well and part of the curtain wall remains. The castle was destroyed by the Jacobite army in 1746 and a dramatic 19th century neo-Norman castle now stands on the site,


Built to house the Sheriff's Court, Inverness Castle is located in the city centre, off Castle Hill. 104 miles north-west of Aberdeen on the A96.


The Drum Tower of Inverness Castle, houses an exhibition portraying the medieval castle and is open daily, in the summer season, 10.30-5.30pm. There is a car park nearby.