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What a fantastic night we had at the inverness tattoo, .. if you want a Taste of Scotland then this... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2017
Inverness, United Kingdom

This was a magnificent display right from the beginning. The whole story of the Highlands unfolded... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2017
stephen c
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A spectacular showcase of Highland music, dancing and military history rounded off with a stunning display of fireworks in an unforgettable setting
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
| Fort George, Ardersier, Inverness IV2 7TD, Scotland
+44 1463 404401
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Reviewed 16 November 2017

What a fantastic night we had at the inverness tattoo, .. if you want a Taste of Scotland then this is an absolute must.. pipes and drums.. re-enactments.. absolutely fantastic night.. take a coat as it’s obviously outdoors with no cover.... if you want a...More

Thank MicheleAndGrant
Reviewed 13 October 2017

This was a magnificent display right from the beginning. The whole story of the Highlands unfolded before you, together with the massed bands and the dancing. The complete programme was absolutely magic.

Thank stephen c
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

We were thoroughly entertained by a diverse program. Outstanding music.....military precision and over the top fireworks!

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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Absolutely brilliant show from start to finish, perfect setting, great atmosphere, very well organised, well done to all involved.

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

For those who have never been to this event you are missing a wee jewel.The bands the music and performance are worth the effort . So put a date in the diary for next year

Thank BigalTroon
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Fantastic night in spite of the cold wind; the music, colour & atmosphere was amazing. The re-enactments were the part I enjoyed the most.

Thank nanamc
Reviewed 20 September 2017

We heard of the Highland Military Tattoo in Inverness just that day from another American tourist and decided to go at the last minute. Fortunately there were "cheap seat" tickets still available! You could tour throught the Fort and Military Museaum before the show and...More

Thank SayrahK
Reviewed 12 September 2017

The Tattoo was great full of colour, history and information. great choice of music and amazingly skilled performers.being able to walk around the fort prior to the show was very interesting and added to the event. leaving the event by car was well organised and...More

Thank Carolyn D
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

The pomp, pageantry, performance, precision of this presentation is second to none. How can so many bagpipers sound and march in perfect unity? A once in a lifetime experience.

Thank Ingo46
Reviewed 23 April 2017

We've been to The Highland Military Tattoo in 2015 & 2016. As I had been to The Edinburgh Tattoo I thought this one would be mediocre. It isn't at all. We had our grandchildren with us, they loved it! Great atmosphere. But make sure you...More

Thank culagharraidh
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Debbie O
26 April 2018|
Response from MicheleAndGrant | Reviewed this property |
Hi Debbie , I don’t think there is a tattoo in may they’re usually around September... as for a cruise ship port, Inverness is way up Scotland the water is the moray Firth , no port for cruise ships that I’m aware of.