Ness Islands

Island and Walk in Inverness

Ness Islands Footbridge, River Ness
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The Ness islands are a collection of natural islands that sit in the middle of the River Ness, connected from the river banks and throughout by beautiful Victorian footbridges. Just a short stroll away from Inverness city centre it is a place of natural beauty to take a breath, get some exercise or just watch the world go by.

You can walk from one end of the islands to the other entering on one side of the river and exiting on the other winding your way around the paths through imposing tall pines and matures trees.

You’ll pass by the red-sandstone towers of St Andrew’s Cathedral, which dates from 1869, and the modern Eden Court Theatre, which hosts regular art exhibits.

The Ness Islands appears in our Complete Guide to Visiting Inverness!

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Visiting Ness Islands

Duration: 20 minutes

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