River Ness, Inverness

4.6
#1 of 11 in Parks in Inverness
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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  • A beautiful place full of history, symbolism and nature!! you just have to go! we took a tour and it was fantastic
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  • Our family of 4 simply loved the wander through the streets and waterways of Inverness. Stopped at playgrounds and seats along the way and enjoyed every moment.  more »
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  • Very good place
  • Well worth a walk alone the ness banks into inverness city center past the castle
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