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This wide peaceful river flowing through the city of Inverness is great for fishing salmon.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“lovely walk” (75 reviews)
“both sides” (59 reviews)
“small islands” (17 reviews)
Inverness, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The river is the soul of the city. The walk across the river, on the ness walk, is relaxing and so enjoyable, and on the small islands on the river. Please take some time to see the sunset on the Ness Bridge.

Thank Joao V
Reviewed 2 days ago

The river Ness rights right through Inverness. On the south end of the city there is a fabulous trail right along its banks that is absolutely beautiful. If you visit here, this is a must.

Thank Travellinguy2013
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

One word...Beautiful !! We took a boat trip on the river Ness. It starts in an artificial canal, so you find people walking on both sides. A li'l ahead you see people kayaking in water and you start thinking that I should have been doing...More

Thank Shatveer M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Done the Jacobite cruise , got a coach from the bus station to the boat, coach driver was very informative , Alan was his name, and very jovial , it was well worth it, scenery was amazing, went top of the boat as the weather...More

Thank dendee2015
Reviewed 5 days ago

One of our first memories made on our trip to Scotland was the late evening sun setting just underneath some formidable clouds while standing on the bridge spanning the river just at the heart of downtown. The paths lining the river in downtown Inverness provide...More

Thank JTravelBuddy
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stayed in Inverness for 4 days and during this time enjoyed several walks along the river ness. One in particular was up the river from Imverness, passing the war and Edith Cavell memorials,crossing bridges to the three Ness Islands and joining up with the...More

1  Thank Melanie H
Reviewed 1 week ago

You simply cannot say you've visited the Highlands without seeing/crossing the River Ness. It's important -- it's beautiful -- it's what gives the city its identity!

Thank Arlene744
Reviewed 1 week ago

Apparantly the River Ness is the shortest river in Europe at just 7nm long (so the guy on the Jacobite cruise said). It joins Loch Ness to the Moray Firth at Inverness.

Thank Danny H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The River Ness forms an attractive centre to the City, with no less than five Bridges spanning the waters. Very picturesque and well worth a stroll in the early evening sunshine.

1  Thank bsandrs
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came for the second time to see if we could find the monster. Well she wasn't here. Again. The waters were kinda choppy but I could sit in the bank and watch the water go by. I will come to Scotland again one day and...More

Thank Dacw6
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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!