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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” (76 reviews)
“both sides” (66 reviews)
“small islands” (20 reviews)
Inverness, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

We stopped here for a few minutes and the lake itself is crystal clear. It is really awesome to see it. Seems free of any pollution. unfortunately the elusive nessie remains un-spotted.

Thank Eric G
Reviewed 3 days ago

What an amazing walk - straight out from the city into this gorgeous walk. You can go up one bank, across the islands by a series of bridges and back the other side. No need for special shoes.

Thank susanna a
Reviewed 3 days ago

Went for a walk up the riverside then crossed over the bridges where the isles are. It was so beautiful and not a soul in sight! Easy flat walking along the path. On the way back the lights in the trees came on and it...More

Thank evelynmorrison53
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The riverside walks in Inverness are really lovely at any time of year. The trees along the banks have fairy lights which are beautiful. Good chance of seeing seals. Such a difference with the flood defences Work which has created a nice space

Thank Jenny V
Reviewed 4 days ago

Best views in the world - especially if you have great company. on the edge of the world a must see !

Thank vin2308
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I love the Ness River. Fantastic views of the river, bouncy bridges built in 1881, walk the pathway among giant trees, well lit, benches and sculptures along the 3.1 mile walk. Cross the bridges to the Ness Islands. My favorite place to return each year.

Thank BD L
Reviewed 5 days ago

Attractive, scenic and very relaxing walk along the river Ness makes a pleasant stroll that is suitable for people of all ages.

Thank Nessa_S596
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visit Inverness regularly, and never tire of the lovely walk around the Ness Islands. It's easy walking - flat, with multiple benches for resting - so suitable for all levels of fitness. We've even been round here with a friend who was temporarily confined...More

Thank Bearly_Able
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walked around the river and on the little islands in it.. A very nice stroll between the trees and on the little bridges.

Thank Hadar M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Running through Inverness, and with salmon fishermen in waders to be seen. Terrific views and very close to town. Lots of nice eateries nearer the main town bridge.

Thank FlyingEmmit
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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
27 March 2015|
Response from filthiestfish |
Yes-I even managed to fit 8!