Take a walk on the wild side this year. The southern side is quieter, wilder and utterly breath-taking. It’s an area of outstanding natural beauty. There are so many things to do in the area you might not know where to start! Let us help you find your way around this stunning beauty spot.
The South Loch Ness Trail
When it comes to sightseeing, start your adventure on our long-distance trail. The South Loch Ness trail is a 58 km trail ideal for walking or cycling. Because it’s split into manageable sections, it’s ideal whatever your level of fitness. It’s also a popular walk for families, and dogs love it too!
You’ll find a wide range of cycling, horse riding and walking trails here. Most trails are waymarked, making them ideal for visitors. Stop off at the Falls of Foyers or explore the Trail of the Seven Lochs on horseback. With plenty of quiet roads, this side of the water is popular with cyclists.
There are many pretty villages to visit here. Head for Dores, Farr, Foyers, Croachy, Whitebridge or Gorthleck. Here you’ll find craft workshops and artist’s studios where you can meet local artists and perhaps shop for souvenirs. There are also a range of welcoming inns, pubs and restaurants. Stop off for a wee dram, a spot of lunch or a coffee, with views over the water.
When it comes to sightseeing, you’ll find so many things to do in South Loch Ness. Stunning scenery, waymarked walking trails, cycling paths and diverse wildlife combine for an unforgettable experience. Get off the beaten track this year and explore what the south side of the loch has to offer for yourself!
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