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River Ness, Inverness

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Water Body · Nature / Park
River Ness flows from Loch Ness to the Beauly Firth, running through Inverness and Loch Dochfur. It is one of the most important waterways in Scotland, and along its shores are Inverness Castle, Inverness Museum and Art Gallery, Eden Court Theatre, and St. Andrew's Cathedral. The river flows through the center of Inverness and is traversed by many bridges that connect both sides of the city. You'll also find the Ness Islands where nature walks and fishing are popular activities with nearby facilities for sports and leisure. Take a short cruise down the river and peer into the water where you may see the Loch Ness Monster lurking in the shadows. Plan to see River Ness and other attractions that appeal to you using our Inverness sightseeing planner.
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  • Enjoyed a few walks along the footpaths, a bridge being out of action meant a longer walk until the next one and before being able to cross to the other side, turned out to be a blessing as gave the.....  more »
  • Very pretty aspect of Inverness with plenty of amenities on either side. Worth a walk along the river paths.  more »
  • The river splits the town but the access is good with two bridges taking you into town. There are a range of restaurants facing the river.  more »
  • Beautiful river which is very popular with the tourists and locals alike. Great for walking and bird watching
  • Rainy days actually enhance the beauty! Also it will probably be sunny in about an hour anyway!
  • One of the lively area and highlight of your Inverness visit😍
  • Great walking, amazing forest and views.
  • Beautiful walks all round the river

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