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A Woodland walk to Loch Ness

A Woodland walk to Loch Ness

Duration:1.5 hours total
Languages:Offered in English
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About your host

My name is Toby and I’ll be your guide for this experience. I have over ten years working in tourism and I’ve spent nearly all my life living and working in the Highlands and Islands. I know all the little hidden gems that many tourists simply pass by and I’m happy to share as much of the local history and legends as you’d like to hear!
Toby
Toby
Toby
Toby

What we’ll do

We’ll meet at my house on Kilmore Road and from there we’ll make our way down to the Urquhart Bay Woodland. We’ll pass the old and very picturesque Kilmore Cemetery on the way there before venturing into the woods themselves. Locally known as ‘The Cover’ this is a Special Site of Scientific Interest and one of the best examples of wet woodland anywhere in Europe. It’s a haven for wildlife and a…

What else you should know

The river is usually only ankle deep at most and it doesn’t run particularly fast. The idea is that this is a fun experience not a crazy gorge walk!

What to bring

Spare socks and shoes in case the river is high.
Waterproofs for when the Highland weather arrives!
A towel in case you decide to go for a paddle in the Loch or river.
Good footwear. Hiking boots or trail shoes are perfect, or wellies if you have them. Don't take shoes that you want to keep clean and dry!

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Where you'll be

We’ll go to Urquhart Bay Woodland a little oasis of calm away from the busy village centre. River permitting we’ll cross over to Loch Ness and maybe... just maybe... Nessie will put in an appearance... We’ll pass Kilmore Cemetery on the way, the site of some commonwealth war graves and a picturesque little spot in its own right.

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Cancellation policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 5 guests ages 18 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. Midge repellent may be useful if you’re prone to being bitten. They’re usually not a problem down there though.

What to bring

Spare socks and shoes in case the river is high.

More tips

The river is usually only ankle deep at most and it doesn’t run particularly fast. The idea is that this is a fun experience not a crazy gorge walk!

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Toby
A Woodland walk to Loch Ness
30 reviews
From £15/person
30 reviews
From £15/person