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King St Apartment Blog

News, information and a guide to all things Inverness & The Highlands from your hosts, John and Kathleen.

Small Steps – Our Contribution to Sustainability

19 Dec 2023

Sustainability is featuring more and more in all our lives these days and here at King Street Apartment we’re trying to do our bit. Created within a roof-space, the apartment has characterful sloping ceilings.  But those ceilings had no insulation whatsoever when the property was originally built in about 1890.  When we bought the apartment it had electric night-storage heaters which generated and stored heat during the night and released it steadily over the following day.  The problem was that…

Day Trip to Skye

In last week’s glorious weather we took time out to enjoy a day trip to Skye. As a pleasant change from driving we opted to travel by bus, using Citylink’s…

Book Direct and Keep Value Local

Next time you book accommodation, whether for a holiday, short break, or work, book directly with the owner and avoid commission charges or fees. Sure, the online booking agencies are…

2021 – a look back

Well, 2021’s been an interesting year for us and, all things considered, a good one! It was a very welcome relief to be able to welcome guests again after the…

Aldourie Woods and Dores Beach

We’re fortunate in having lots of options for walks near Inverness. The woodlands at Aldourie are a great place to relish some fresh air and exercise just a short distance…

Dunain Community Woodland

Inverness benefits from beautiful countryside with some fine walks just on its doorstep, accessible without having to travel through miles of suburbs. One of our favourites is a wander around…

The Ness Islands

A short distance upstream from the apartment are The Ness Islands. You can enjoy a lovely circular walk lasting about an hour, by following the river bank upstream on the…

Merkinch Nature Reserve and the Caledonian Canal.

On of the great things about King Street Apartment is that so many wonderful walks can be enjoyed right from the doorstep.

Three reasons to stay at King Street Apartment

Everyone needs a break now and then and we all relish a change of scenery and an opportunity to discover a new area.

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