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Address: Inverness, Scotland
Activities: Walking
Description: This wide peaceful river flowing through the city of Inverness is great...
This wide peaceful river flowing through the city of Inverness is great for fishing salmon.
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Ness islands are great

To escape the hustle and bustle of Inverness, we had a walk along the river Ness. The river Ness is much wider than you'd expect, but the stars of the show were the Ness Islands... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
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Stirlingshire, United Kingdom
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Stirlingshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

To escape the hustle and bustle of Inverness, we had a walk along the river Ness. The river Ness is much wider than you'd expect, but the stars of the show were the Ness Islands. Great tree trunks to sit/lounge on and very nice scenery.

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Shropshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Would be even better without the snow! Popular place even in February. Nice tourist shops to browse in.

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Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This is a beautiful place to visit any time of year. If you find yourself in Inverness try to make it to Fort Augustus (the gateway to the highlands). Its one of the most scenic places I've ever seen.

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Annan, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

The walk from our hotel(The Maple Court) up the river to Caledonian canal and round the Ness islands was great and at night the island is lit up and is a safe pleasant experience

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Blairgowrie, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A great place to take a stroll through Inverness. The islands are connected via bridges and have interesting seating, great way to recharge and relax.

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Beautiful river going through the heart of Inverness.Worth a walk along the river with the Castle on the hill.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Stayed in a charming hotel on the banks of the river Ness. Walked our dog daily, along the side of it and over the bridges. Lovely opportunities for photo taking. Beautiful architecture to see and enjoy, and dramatic scenery. A lovely place to walk and recharge the batteries

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

A series of foot and road bridges allow for a pleasant meander by the wide river. The start of the Great Glen way by the Castle is well marked and a stroll along Ladies Walk leads to the Ness Islands. The variety of benches, mainly carved from wood in intriguing shapes, is great, as is the fallen tree looking rather... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Great views walking along the river Ness. Walk over the bridges and enjoy a break at the nice little cafe's and restaurants. Even more fantastic in summer.

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We stopped off here after shopping and lunch nearby. It was a nice relaxing pretty walk. Interesting connection with the loch. Not a lot going on but sometimes it's nice to just have a walk and not be on a tour.

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