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This wide peaceful river flowing through the city of Inverness is great for fishing salmon.
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“lovely walk” (68 reviews)
“both sides” (57 reviews)
“small islands” (15 reviews)
Inverness, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We traveled the River Ness on a small ship cruise and also walked along it in Inverness - beautiful. In Inverness there are many restaurants and shops to visit near the river and stunning views from the Inverness Castle towers.

1  Thank CINTraveler
Reviewed 2 days ago

Our waiter suggested we walk along the River Ness to the islands and all I could think of was huge islands. Well we walked along the river heading west and about 20 minutes later we found this beautiful walk. Had it not been suggested I'm...More

1  Thank 1Karsten
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a very enjoyable walk along the river making the foot bridges convenient end points. Just wish I had more time to explore.

1  Thank pipeline1962
Reviewed 4 days ago

We rented an Airbnb located right on the river. It was about 3/4 miles from the City Center and we walked several times along the river. The city has created such a lovely park like setting around the river!!

1  Thank Bluedevilstan
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The River Ness is amazing for an Australian whose vision of a river is a muddy brown meandering snake, particulary near the river mouth. In Inverness it was unreal to observe the river flowing strongly past with no apparent tidal impact. It is quite mesemerising...More

1  Thank laterstarter
Reviewed 6 days ago

It's a famous river running into Loch Ness and then on to the Atlantic Ocean. You can walk along the river in the town center.

1  Thank rtpaynetx
Reviewed 1 week ago

Look out for Nessie when you do a cruise of Loch Ness.Great cruises and lots of wildlife too. Well worth the visit

1  Thank wizzynew
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The river Ness bisects Inverness. The path along the river is lovely and the pedestrian bridges that enable you to cross without the constant din of traffic make for a fabulous place for an afternoon or early evening stroll. You also get the added benefit...More

1  Thank Neil L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The River Ness is absolutely gorgeous to stroll along no matter the weather. I would definitely recommend checking out the small islands further down from town!

1  Thank Dana Q
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're looking to stretch your legs or want a running path, you can do both along the river. In the residential area (on the side of Inverness Castle), it is a lush, leafy green walk with beautiful views across the river. The theater/entertainment complex...More

1  Thank Allene W
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Hello, I'm interested in doing the river island walk I've read about - anyone done this and how long should it take? Also is there a map anyone used and found useful or is it pretty easy? Thank you :)
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
Teresa C
Can you sleep 3.adults in one room?
27 March 2015|
Response from filthiestfish |
Yes-I even managed to fit 8!