Mansfield Castle is just
one hour from Inverness, the capital city of the Highlands
of Scotland, on the main A9 road. The castle is clearly
If you are driving, click
for detailed directions to Tain from Inverness.
There are a wide selection of ferry services offering easy
access to Scotland from Scandinavia, Belgium, the Netherlands,
France and Spain, including the direct Zeebrugge-Rosyth
ferry service operated by Superfast www.superfast.com
(Rosyth is only two and a half hours' drive from the Highlands).
For full timetable information on flights to and from the Highlands,
Orkney, Shetland and the Western Isles, visit the Highlands &
Islands Airports Ltd web-site www.hial.co.uk
Services to and from Inverness include:
Birmingham - Inverness, Eastern Airways, tel: 01652 680600, www.easternairways.com
Edinburgh - Inverness, British Airways, tel: 0870 850 9850, www.ba.com
Glasgow - Inverness, British Airways, tel: 0870 850 9850, www.ba.com
London Gatwick - Inverness, British Airways, tel: 0870 850 9850,
London Gatwick - Inverness, easyJet, tel: 0870 600 0000, www.easyjet.com
London Heathrow - Inverness, BMI, tel: 0870 607 0555, www.flybmi.com
London Luton - Inverness, easyJet, tel: 0870 600 0000, www.easyjet.com
Manchester - Inverness, Eastern Airways, tel: 01652 680600, www.easternairways.com
Services to and from Inverness connect the Highlands with all
major UK cities including Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow and London.
For fares and train times, call the national rail enquiry line
on 08457 484950, www.nationalrail.co.uk
Other useful rail contacts are:
First Scotrail, tel: 0845 7550 003, www.firstscotrail.com
First Scotrail operates a range of services in Scotland as well
as the daily (except Saturday evenings) sleeper service from London
Euston to Inverness.
GNER, tel: 0845 7225 225, www.gner.co.uk
GNER operates a range of services in Scotland and from London
to the Highlands.
By Coach or Bus
Several coach operators run daily services to the Highlands
from Aberdeen, Glasgow, Edinburgh and London, with connections
available from all other parts of the UK. For further information:
Scottish Citylink, tel: 0870 5505 050,
National Express, tel: 0870 5808 080, www.nationalexpress.co.uk
Rapsons, tel: 01463 710555, www.rapsons.co.uk