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Its a beautiful walk along the riverside out to the islands and the Floral Hall, passing Eden Court... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
maureenmid57
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
A truly beautiful place to walk around and spend time

I love the River Ness and the surrounding "Islands". A series of bridge linked island full of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Dopeycoo
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Edinburgh, 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 2 days ago

Its a beautiful walk along the riverside out to the islands and the Floral Hall, passing Eden Court on the way, where you can stop for lunch and a drink.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank maureenmid57
Reviewed 3 days ago

I love the River Ness and the surrounding "Islands". A series of bridge linked island full of beautiful old trees and plants.. Peaceful and safe. Great place to walk 10 minutes from city centre.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Dopeycoo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Anyone stopping in Inverness for a while could do worse than have a stroll down the banks of the River Ness which flows from Loch Ness, to the sea at Inverness. There is plenty to see along the banks from wildlife to interesting religious, commercial...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 676JimF
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely bridges lighted at night and runs right by Inverness Castle. I am sure it is even more beautiful in the summer with boats.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank IrishChieftan123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is the river from Loch Ness, and the river is an important part of Inverness city With several bridges. I am very fond of rivers so I think cities With rivers are very charming. We were only on a day trip to Inverness but...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Ingeborg56
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely place. I'm not able to walk very far or easily but enjoyed the drive and the gift shops and the food & drink places. Very beautiful scenery well worth a visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 543Tomel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely walk along the river - giving great views of the Castle and City. Great for tourists and locals Plenty of places to eat / drink to break the walk up..

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Butsy19
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Time of work so a trip to Inverness. There has to be a first time for everything and wasn't sure what to expect. Needless to say I wasn't disappointed. Pleasant enough stroll with river side and woodland walk that would suit all ages. I would...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank scottrolland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

5 minutes walk to the river ness from the Fairfield villa, beautiful walk in the summer, plenty places to stop during your walk like pubs, restaurants and theatre.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank H4568JLlindad
Reviewed February 14, 2019

Stunning views across the river and city. Great tourist attraction. Lovely walks for everyone to see the sights.

Date of experience: January 2019
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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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Teresa C
March 26, 2015|
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