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About Us

Hello!  This is a first for us – talking about ourselves!  It’s not something we do often.  We love meeting our guests from all over the world and hearing their stories.  We talk to our guests about Scotland, the places, culture, the people and the weather!  So we don’t really talk about ourselves much (honestly!).  However, we thought maybe you would be interested to know a wee bit about your hosts. We are Richard and Susan Tocher, both born and raised in Edinburgh and moved to Inverness in 2012 to open our Bed and Breakfast.  We both had professional careers and had never owned a hospitality business…

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The Stone Circle That Walked

I’m intrigued by standing stone circles, they are fascinating things.  Firstly I’m astounded by how long they’ve survived and that I can place my hand on an object put there by someone thousands of years ago.   The engineering used to create these mysterious places is impressive, as often they are geometrically correct and aligned to astronomical events.  Then there’s the most captivating aspect to stone circles, why do they exist?  What was their purpose?  Are they burial sites, observatories for watching the stars, do they depict solar/lunar cycles, are they places for social rituals or symbolic of a different set…

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The Crown

I cannot for the life of me parallel park a car! Maybe that’s why I’ve mostly lived in city centres – so that I can walk everywhere! Inverness definitely being the smallest city I’ve ever stayed in – it’s such a friendly place to live and easy to walk around, feels more like a big village! I walk everywhere in Inverness and I’m lucky that my B&B is located right in the city centre. I can walk to all the shops, restaurants and bars and since moving to Inverness from Edinburgh in 2012, I’ve also visited all the tourist attractions…

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Make Christmas 2020 a Wee Bit Special…

Under its twinkling Christmas lights, Inverness is the perfect place for all your Christmas shopping. Whether its for Christmas presents, a sparkly outfit for the day, decorations for the house or stocking up on festive food and drink... Inverness has a superb variety of shops where you can get it all!   The city centre boasts all the familiar high street stores such as Marks & Spencer, Debenhams, Next, Superdry and Primark (and plenty more!)  Inverness also has a great selection of unique, boutique style shops such as The Drawing Room, Judith Glue, Leakey’s Bookshop, Woodwinters Wines & Spirits, Mr…

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