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Falls of Shin, Lairg

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Waterfall Wildlife Area
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. Plan your Falls of Shin visit and explore what else you can see and do in Lairg using our Lairg vacation builder.
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  • Well worth a visit. Lovely walks, cafe, toilets etc. Viewing platform at the falls. Plenty of parking  more »
  • Somewhere to have food with the dog and family in tow. Very tasty food in a nice surrounding Nice walks in the forest and play area for children. Well worth a visit!  more »
  • Visited whilst on holiday in Brora. The falls are amazing to see, we didn't see any salmon jumping but there is a good viewing platform ideal for taking pictures. There is a huge car park. We enjoyed ...  more »

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