©

Abriachan trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Abriachan

(5/5 based on 20+ reviews for 2 attractions)
Things to do: parks, nature
Abriachan, is a village in the Highland council area of Scotland. It is situated high above the western shore of Loch Ness, 15 km to the south-west of the city of Inverness. The village has a population of approximately 120. There are no schools in Abriachan, so children travel by bus into Inverness or to Dochgarroch for their education.At the bottom of the Abriachan hill, where the Kilianan stream meets Loch Ness, is Abriachan Garden Nursery, with a woodland walk and plant selling area.Post officeAbriachan post office opened on 25 July 1882, and for many years from the early 1960s was run by Katharine Stewart and her family. An account of life in the Highlands, and of its postal services, was published in 1997. The post office closed on 8 April 2008.Abriachan ForestAbriachan Forest is an upland area of conifer forest and open hillside, covering 536 hectares, It was owned by the Forestry Commission until 1998, when it was sold to Abriachan Forest Trust for £152,000. Abriachan Forest Trust is a community group formed to buy and manage the forest, and they are working to encourage recreational and educational use of the forest. They have developed a number of paths and mountain bike trails around the area, including the Great Glen Way long-distance path passing through.Notable residentsJohn Somerville, accordion player with Croft No. Five and Box ClubJohn Barr, international shinty playerGregor Borland, Internationally acclaimed Scottish Fiddle player. Also part of folk trio. Currently resides in SpainTerry Butcher, (Football manager) English International captain, captain of Ipswich and Rangers, Manager of Inverness Caledonian Thistle.
Use our United Kingdom (UK) vacation route planner to arrange the details of your trip to Abriachan and other destinations.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Abriachan

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Abriachan

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
CHECK IN - CHECK OUT
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities near Abriachan:
Nature, historic sites, museums
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Nature, wildlife areas, adventure
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Historic sites, museums, nightlife
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Historic sites
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »
Historic sites, museums, outdoors
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to Loch Ness

28 days in Scotland BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA February, outdoors, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: February, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Scotland BY A USER FROM MALTA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Scottish Highlands BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in Scotland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 31 days in United Kingdom & Iceland BY A USER FROM PUERTO RICO June, kids, culture, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: June, kids, culture, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 30 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 30 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Scottish Highlands BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 24 days in Scotland BY A USER FROM CANADA August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS June, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Scotland BY A USER FROM FRANCE April, teens, kids, outdoors, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: April, teens, kids, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans

Inspirock Trip Planner in the News