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Loch Ness and Inverness - 40 Favourite Walks

Loch Ness and Inverness - 40 Favourite Walks

by: Paul and Helen Webster
Loch Ness, with its legendary monster, is the most famous of all lochs. It holds more water than all the lakes of England and Wales combined and the countryside around it features an equally great variety of walks, with more waymarked trails and easy routes suitable for families than many other parts of the Highlands.

Further north lies the magnificent Glen Affric; Scotland's most beautiful glen. This is a wonderful area of the Highlands for walkers, having the highest mountains north of the Great Glen but also some splendid lower-level and forest walks. To the east is the fertile Black Isle, packed with charming villages and some fine beaches, whilst further north still is Dingwall, a gateway to the spectacular Northern Highlands.

The forty circular routes in this attractive pocket guide are mostly walks that can comfortably be completed in a half day. There are some longer day walks in remoter areas where an OS Explorer map and compass are required. Each walk entry begins with distance, time and terrain together with an outline of the walk area followed by route finding instructions and a simple colour sketch map. Colour photographs are also included throughout the book. The walk locations are:

Glen Affric and North Loch Ness
Loch Affric - 18 km
River Affric and Am Meallan - 1.5 km
Plodda Falls and the Tweedmouth Walk - 2.5 km
Dog Falls and Coire Loch - 6 km
Oich Swing Bridge to Fort Augustus - 8 km
River Oich meander - 6 km
Allt na Criche - 2.5 km
Meall Fuar-mhonaidh - 9 km
Craigmonie and the Falls of Divach - 10 km
The Old Coffin Road - 4 km
Abriachan Trails - 8 km

South Loch Ness
The Falls of Foyers - 4 km
Inverfarigaig and Foyers circuit - 10.25 km
An Ire Mhor and the Change House - 2.25 km
Dores and Aldourie - 6.5 km
The Three Lochs round - 12.5 km

The Black Isle and Beauty
Cromarty explorer - 6.5 km
Eathie Coast - 4.5 km
Fairy Glen, Rosemarkie - 3 km
Chanonry Point and Swallows Den - 8 km
Ormond Castle - 4.75 km
Phoineas Hill - 4.75 km
River Beauty and Lovat Bridge - 8 km
Ord Hill - 4 km

Dingwall, Strathpeffer and Easter Ross
Silverbridge and Little Garve - 3.5 km
Rogie Falls - 1.5 km
View Rock, Contin - 4.5 km
Loch Kinellan and Ord Wood - 6 km
Knockfarrel from Strathpeffer - 7 km
Dunglass Island and the Conon - 12 km
Macdonald Monument - 6 km
Tulloch Castle ramble - 5.5 km
Knockfarrel from Dingwall - 12.5 km
Black Rock Gorge - 4 km
Fyrish Monument - 6 km

Craig Phadrig - 2 km
Waterways of Inverness - 11.5 km
Caledonian Canal to Dochgarroch Lock - 12 km
Ord Hill from North Kessock - 4.5 km
Reelig Glen - 1.5 km

ISBN 9781907025341 Pages 96 (2012) 105mm x 148mm

Price: 6.50