Photo of Inverness, Highlands

Scenic travel photos of England, Scotland, and Wales

by , Photographer / Editor

Featuring our favourite photos from our travels throughout England, Scotland, and Wales. We got up before dawn and stayed out late to photograph the most historic sites and the most stunning scenery in Britain, just for you.

Archived Images

More images: Loch Duntelchaig, Highlands >>

Inverness, Highlands

License this image for your own use

Inverness, Highlands
Highlands - Inverness, Highlands and Islands, Scotland
Photo location map

About the photo:

A footbridge crosses the River Ness, just south of the castle quarter. Across the river stands Inverness Cathedral, a soaring Victorian Gothic building. The Great Glen Way long distance trail runs along the river bank.

Save this image as Desktop wallpaper for your computer - free!*

Choose from these Common monitor resolutions:
800x600 - 1024x768 - 1600x1200 - 1920x1200

A note for Mac users

RIGHT-CLICK on the image size you want to use, and select 'Save link As ...' (The exact wording may vary according to your browser). Choose a location on your computer to save the image, 'My Pictures' is a good choice in Windows XP. Other operating systems will have a similar folder. Remember where you saved the image! Now right click on your Desktop.

In Windows XP choose Properties > Desktop > Browse and select the image you just downloaded. In current Mac versions just right click on the desktop and select Change Desktop Background ...

Did you miss a daily image? Don't despair, check out our Archived Images. All images are available as free computer desktop wallpaper in a variety of common sizes.

* Free means free for your own personal use. If you like our wallpaper images pass them on to your friends (and tell your friends where you got them!). You may not sell our images or use them for any commercial purposes without obtaining prior licensing approval. C'mon! Be nice!

Monitor resolution, or 'how can I tell what size image I need to use to fit my monitor?'

While we can't give instructions for every operating system, here's how to determine your monitor resolution in Windows XP and Mac OSX.

Windows XP - right click anywhere on your desktop. A menu will pop up. Choose 'Properties' from the menu. A window with several tabs will pop up. Click on the 'Settings' tab. Look at the numbers under the Screen Resolution slider. That's your current setting.

Mac OSX - click on System Preferences, then Displays, then the Display Tab (should be showing by default). Your current resolution will be highlighted.

Images are set to a gamma of 2.2, which is pretty much industry standard for image display and printing. The only trouble is that Mac monitors generally have a gamma set to 1.8 by default, which means that images MAY appear slightly washed out, or show colours not quite as intended. You can reset your monitor's gamma easily on a Mac. Do a simple search for 'reset gamma Mac' on Google. And in case anyone thinks we're putting Mac users second, let me reassure you that we use both Macs and Windows machines at Britain Express!

Image is © David Ross

Attraction search
in
Featured Historic Hotel
Shieldhill Castle Hotel

Shieldhill Castle Hotel
Biggar, Strathclyde

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Nestled in the beautiful upper Clyde Valley just 40 minutes from Edinburgh and Glasgow this 12th Century grand Scottish mansion offers AA Rosette dining luxurious accommodation free Wi-Fi and parking. … more >>

More hotels in Strathclyde >>


HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
See larger image



British History Quiz

The history of Anglo-Saxon England is told in what contemporary manuscript?



 Clue

This Day in British History

30 May, 1536

Henry VIII marries Jane Seymour

Henry's second wife, Anne Boleyn, was executed only 11 days previously.

Monarch Mayhem

This monarch took the throne when his brother Edward abdicated



 Clue



Accommodation

Inverness (Self catering)
The Mews Apartment at Daviot Lodge, Inverness

The Mews Apartment at Daviot Lodge

This charming first floor apartment, six miles from Inverness sleeps two people in one bedroom.
Sleeps 2

More cottages in Inverness >>

Inverness (Self catering)
Inverness on the River, Inverness

Inverness on the River

This is a first floor, city centre apartment in Inverness, situated in a quiet, private development, just yards from the banks of the River Ness and can sleep four people …
Sleeps 4

More cottages in Inverness >>

Passionate about British Heritage!