Falls of Shin, Lairg

3.5
#1 of 6 in Wildlife in Caithness and Sutherland
Scotland's prime spot for watching leaping Atlantic salmon, Falls of Shin attracts nature lovers with its unspoiled scenery and easily traversable terrain. Two marked paths lead you around the falls, offering several lookouts for watching and photographing the fish, who attempt to fling themselves upriver in order to breed. The surrounding forest features a network of hiking paths, drawing both leisurely walkers and mountain bikers seeking a bit of excitement in the Scottish Highlands. Using our online itinerary creator, Lairg attractions like Falls of Shin can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • We were so disappointed to arrive at the Falls of Shin visitor attraction this morning to find an undated notice on the window of the caf√©/shop, stating "Due to unforeseen circumstances the Falls of S...  more »
  • dropped in to have a snack and coffee, first visit to the new centre since it opened. Staff are fantastic, everyone smiles and seems happy in their work, despite it being late in the day when we dropp...  more »
  • On a crisp winters day it was good to see the Falls of Shin, then enjoy a great snack at the community run visitor centre. Very friendly and informative staff and good food. Also forest walks, adventu...  more »
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