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River Ness

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Address: Inverness, Scotland
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This wide peaceful river flowing through the city of Inverness is great for...

This wide peaceful river flowing through the city of Inverness is great for fishing salmon.

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Loch Ness

Took a tour around the whole of the loch stopping off at the exhibition centre (separate review) and Fort Augustus to look at the canal and locks. Wonderful views and good drive... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Sheena S
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Dunfermline, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Dunfermline, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Took a tour around the whole of the loch stopping off at the exhibition centre (separate review) and Fort Augustus to look at the canal and locks. Wonderful views and good drive although not all oncoming cars are courteous at the passing points; tut tut!

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ocala, fl
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Ok, maybe not, but it was still worth the trip! I went on a guided river cruise to the castle ruins, it was beautiful, information, and magical- and I still hold that shadow could definitely have been Nessi herself!!

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Thank androdameia
Coventry, Rhode Island
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This Loch is stunning! Thest best view is from Urquart Castle... don't miss it!!!! There are also several stops by the road with stairs to the Loch.... each stop is beautiful!

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely walk with a long path running along side. Runs through the centre of the city centre with lovely views of the castle.

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I will never tire of strolling along the banks of the river in Inverness. The islands in the west of the City are a beautiful place to walk. And at the eastern end of the tiny city centre there are boats standing ready at their moorings to take you on a trip around the firth. It really is stunning. Huge... More 

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Bergen, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Ness is a river which flows through Inverness. That's about it really. Broad with landscaped baks it's pleasant enough to walk by on long summer nights but not a great attraction.

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Thank Iain M
Inverness, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very easy access path which can be made longer or shorter by crossing alternative bridges - the views along the river towards the Cathedral and Castle plus the bridges themselves are wonderful. Plenty places to sit a while and admire the views and lots of space for kids and dogs to play. Well worth a visit if... More 

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Forres, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 235 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great to wander down here on a nice sunny day. Also love a wander down here when I come out of the theatre. The trees along it have little twinkly lights in, which are just magical on a winters evening.

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Thank Maria W
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for a wider down the Ness and over the Islands. A nice branching walk on Sunday afternoon. The last time I did that was here was 20 years and it hasn't changed much

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Nairn, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The river runs right through the town centre and is such an easy place to visit. On occasions you can see a seal or two chasing the salmon upstream.

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