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Beautiful views

Always a great river to relax beside, and especially with the Christmas lights across the bridge... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
michieg121
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Ayr, United Kingdom
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Beautiful River Walks

Had a walk along the River Ness and crossed and crossed over the Greig Street Bridge and walked up... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
jamesrP8690QM
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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This wide peaceful river flowing through the city of Inverness is great for fishing salmon.
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Always a great river to relax beside, and especially with the Christmas lights across the bridge. Fantastic views of the castle.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank michieg121
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had a walk along the River Ness and crossed and crossed over the Greig Street Bridge and walked up other side. Nice scenery

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jamesrP8690QM
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took a boat ride along river ness & had such a good time Met loads of tourists from all over the world on trip making it such a pleasant experience.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This walk is easy and well worth it, we did at sunset and were treated to some wonderful views, would definitely recommend.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Karen D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely walk is from the castle following the Great Glen walk signs across Neww Island and down to the Botanic Garden then back down the far bank of the river - allow an hour or so.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AdrianH1967
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took the shorter boat tour and enjoyed it thoroughly. Beautiful scenery with lots of history revolving around the area.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank garybazil
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a few days in Inverness and we absolutely adored it there. One of our favorite outings was to walk the Ness Walk. It was such a quiet walk that was rather unexpected with it being in the city. It was tranquil and perfectly...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank BL_adventure
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We walked along part of the River Ness on a bright Saturday afternoon and it is such a pleasant walk. Lots of people saying good morning and plenty of dog walkers. There are plenty of opportunities for pictures. So peaceful yet right in the middle...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ClaireEllon
Reviewed November 8, 2018

Inverness, Scotland is magical place and the River Ness is not to be missed. I only wish I brought my fishing rod. Lol

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jungleRN
Reviewed November 6, 2018

stunning views, amazing scenery. We went in November so it was cold, so wrap up warm. Great for photos

Date of experience: November 2018
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Flintstone89
April 7, 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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name342
Chicago, Illinois
What to do on Sundays in Inverness? (17 Replies)
I will be in Inverness on a Sunday (driving that day from Skye and departing from the airport Monday morning). It looks like all attractions are closed Sundays. Other than a walk along the river Ness, can anyone make suggestions? Should I just spend more time on Skye or make stops during the drive, and plan to arrive in Inverness just for the evening? Any suggestions appreciated!
April 06, 2017|
Response fromSunnyUnlimited|
The museum is quite good. Not sure if it is open on Sunday. Google will tell.And you can try The Mustard Seed for dinner.
Beaverhousen
Dallas, Texas
My 70+ dad interested in salmon fishing while in Inverness. (10 Replies)
I have neither love nor have knowledge about fishing. We will be in Inverness mid April for 4 days and my dad would love to go, ideally salmon, fishing. We will be in an apt by the River Ness. Anywhere nearby where a guide can take him ( and my mom), provide tackle/gear/eat for a good fishing experience. Is he allowed to keep what he catches? Thank you for any insight! B
March 26, 2014|
Response frompucktime|
There is an excellent tackle shop in Inverness, Grahams. I am sure they can assist you. Make sure everyone has plenty of layers of clothing and waterproofs as you will need them.
Soquothkz
advice for 8-9 day itinerary (5 Replies)
Hello TA friends, I'm planning a weeklong tour of Scotland in May, and I'm a little stuck on some parts of my itinerary (still researching) that I'm asking for some help with. I'll be traveling alone, and mostly using public transit. I don't mind driving, but I'm a bit nervous about driving on the opposite side of the road/car, and possibly fatigue after walking around various sites all day. I like walking around cities/towns, scenic views/hikes, a bit of history/castles but lower down on...More
April 23, 2015|
Response fromkarenlreyburn|
If you're on your own and can pack light, do the public transport thing definitely. The A82 is indeed not for the faint of heart. I love driving it, but I've got a little Mini Cooper and am familiar with the roads. Re Inverness, I particularly like Urquhart castle. Impressive, on the edge of the loch, plenty to see. Is outside of the city but worth doing.