Hi Iain! Congratulations on getting your first licence. I hope it will give you many years of enjoyment.
As for a club in the Inverness area, you could try this one:
The Inverness & District Amateur Radio Society (IDARS) aims to promote interest in all aspects of Amateur Radio and short wave listening (SWL).
The club meets on the 2nd & 4th Wednesday each Month 19:30 - 21:30, the later meeting featuring a speaker,
Anyone with an interest is welcome.
Meeting Room @ DMH Blacksmiths
7 Carsegate Road, Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom
Details from John, GM0OTI, on 01463 791 444.
Walt (G3NYY) - unfortunately I’m about 500 miles from Inverness!