Falls of Shin, Lairg

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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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  • Visited the falls of shin cafe, ordered macaroni and cheese with chips, the food was very average, looked at the home baking but unfortunately there was nothing displayed that would tempt me. The staf...  more »
  • We had hoped to see salmon leaping at the falls! Although we did not, there was some interesting information on the boards at the visitor centre about salmon. The path down to the falls is quite steep...  more »
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