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This wide peaceful river flowing through the city of Inverness is great for fishing salmon.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lovely walk” (73 reviews)
“both sides” (58 reviews)
“small islands” (17 reviews)
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Inverness, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

I highly recommend checking out the river ness, which cuts the city of inverness in two. It's rather shallow, and if you walk along the river you'll see several pedestrian bridges to cross, parks, benches to stop, and wildlife to observe. The best part of...More

Thank VTJedi
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Whether you are staying in Inverness for its own sake or using it as a base from which to explore the region, it's worth staying a few days. The city itself has the obligatory castle, great shopping and a lovely system of walking tracks along...More

Thank BellsNZ
Reviewed 2 days ago

Fantastic 3 hour trip. Very good value good money. We had a disabled pensioner in our party and the staff were amazing.

Thank lesliedunnett2
Reviewed 4 days ago

Lovely walk along Ness Islands to Whin park, played crazy golf, and back along the river bank. Lovely.

Thank Heidi P
Reviewed 5 days ago

The River Ness divides downtown Inverness and boy is it fast flowing. Appears fresh and clean. We walked over the pedestrian bridge for a nice view. Surprised at how windy and cold Inverness could be in June.

Thank cvalentino
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had an 8 km paddle in a kayak from 8km upstream from Bught park. Very scenic river lined with beautiful houses and Caledonian pinewood.The water was clear and run over weirs and other more natural rock formations. Paths line the river all the way down...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Just a couple of blocks from the bus station in town. It's very pretty and serene when walking along the banks on either side of the river. Relaxing and easy walk. Most of the major sights in Inverness can be viewed from here. Picture perfect!

Thank ROCruiser
Reviewed 1 week ago

How does one do justice to reviewing a river? Well, there are great views as you drive alongside the river, in all directions. Each time you look in another direction, it feels like you are viewing a picture postcard. There are places to shop, eat...More

Thank LeeKZN
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most under-appreciated parts of the world, the Scottish Highlands are stunning. Highly recommended.

Thank Dr Joseph R
Reviewed 1 week ago

At least 3 bridges cross so you can visit both sides of the swiftly flowing River Ness to shop, eat or do whatever...

Thank Listens2owls
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Flintstone89
7 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
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Teresa C
27 March 2015|
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Yes-I even managed to fit 8!
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