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River Ness

Inverness, Scotland
+44 1456 450551
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Absolutely beautiful in April sunshine

Last time we were here it was in the dark days of winter but we had the most wonderful walk along... read more

Reviewed today
profjoypc
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Alnwick, United Kingdom
Enjoyable walk

Walked from town centre to Ness islands and back alongside the river. Took about and hour, very... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
afcb0k
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This wide peaceful river flowing through the city of Inverness is great for fishing salmon.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lovely walk” (79 reviews)
“both sides” (68 reviews)
“city centre” (50 reviews)
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Inverness, Scotland
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Reviewed today

Last time we were here it was in the dark days of winter but we had the most wonderful walk along the riverbanks and around the islands on an April day. The sun was shining and the daffodils lining the riverbanks were fantastic. These riverside...More

Thank profjoypc
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Walked from town centre to Ness islands and back alongside the river. Took about and hour, very pleasant

Thank afcb0k
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We enjoyed our drive out of Inverness along the river. There were several areas where you could stop and enjoy the river up close. It was very quiet and peaceful. I would recommend for a relaxing stop.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great for taking a long and relaxing walk. Peaceful. However, could have a few more benches to sit down inbetween, because we really took a long hike. But the view made up for it. Now and then boats passed by.

Thank poettgeruie
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A small river walk on the evening along the Ness river, just in time for sunset and the evening bell chime from the cathedral.

Thank Kjetil S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove along the banks of this river and enjoyed spotting a variety of wild life, less commercial than the loch!

Thank Miss_Adventure09
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This really is beautiful place - the mountains were topped with snow and the scenery was absolutely beautiful. Well worth a visit

Thank Barbs G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Spend a few hours wandering around Inverness and around the shopping area and the River Ness before doing a road trip around Loch Ness. Worth a walk around the Castle which has some interesting history and is now used as a court. The eateries are...More

Thank DandyLion2017
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our hotel room overlooked the river, and we enjoyed a walk along the riverbank, very pretty tree lined area.

Thank mbgirl12
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were on a Rabbie's tour bus with our guide Helen. She had a lot of information about the area and the River Ness. This place is absolutely stunning. We did not stop but I would highly recommend you do!

Thank Ashley and M
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Flintstone89
8 April 2017|
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Response from lds1984 | Reviewed this property |
If you mean walking around ness islands, then it's as long as you like, you could speedwalk through them in ten mins, or stroll through in a couple of hours. We started on the south side of the river in town, walked along... More
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Teresa C
27 March 2015|
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Response from filthiestfish |
Yes-I even managed to fit 8!
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