River Ness
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This wide peaceful river flowing through the city of Inverness is great for fishing salmon.
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TWal1
Canberra, Australia2,588 contributions
Jul 2022 • Couples
We walked from the Inverness Botanical Gardens back to the town centre along the paths on the banks of the River Ness. This is the end of the Great Glen Way Walk. The paths are paved and well maintained. Watching the river flow towards the sea was very peaceful.
Written 16 October 2022
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13milind
Mumbai, India161 contributions
Oct 2022 • Family
This river is a feather in the city's landscape. The blue dark water, the promenade along the banks and of course the weather added to the pleasure of visiting this place
Written 11 October 2022
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Raggy 001
Grange-over-Sands, UK638 contributions
Oct 2022 • Couples
Just a fab area with great walks and views. Had a nice coffee at the rivers edge from a small outlet. Just a pleasant experience
Written 1 October 2022
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toolonginexile
Birmingham, UK162 contributions
Sep 2022
The River Ness was very fast flowing and wide. We could not find any boat trips and there is only so much time you can spend looking at a river.
Written 19 September 2022
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Alma F
Sydney, Australia163 contributions
Sep 2022
Walking along both sides of the river and its various bridges gives you a great visual of the centre of Inverness.
Written 4 September 2022
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Mary Ann O
Las Cruces, NM19 contributions
Aug 2022
Love Inverness along the River Ness. Did our own walking tours and would return in a heartbeat! A friendly, clean, easy city to walk with great restaurants, bars, etc. Did I say "friendly"? Did I emphasize "clean"? Much smaller and more hospitable than Glasgow. We loved our trip to the Highlands and plan to return.
Written 3 September 2022
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KevinRayment
Welwyn, UK922 contributions
Aug 2022
A Beautiful river with many bridges. We even saw someone fishing in teh river which added to the interest.
Written 26 August 2022
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Mike H
Phoenix, AZ1,991 contributions
Aug 2022
The river has bridges so that you can crossover and take photos of the Cathedral and the Castle allowing the river to be in the foreground. Nice area to walk along the river.
Written 23 August 2022
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johnhouston2
Knaresborough, UK4,629 contributions
Aug 2022 • Friends
The river Ness is an attractive river running through Inverness. There are several road and foot bridges crossing the river and pleasant walks to be had on both sides, as well as on the river’s islands.
Written 19 August 2022
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Bibcay
Gateshead, UK4,360 contributions
Aug 2022 • Family
This is a very nice river flowing through inverness. The views are good and it's good to see the birds like mallards and goosanders.
Written 18 August 2022
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