Activities at Loch Ness Shores
Spring and summer school holidays
During the summer months we offer a selection of activities including bushcraft and natural heritage walks. Archery will return after the COVID19 pandemic.
This year we will be offering den building, nature walk and an extended nature walk, and a Highland Safari (Evening).
As we are getting quieter activities can be booked by request, dates based on the activity leader’s availibility. Each event requires a minimum of two participants to be able to run. All walks set off from Loch Ness Shores Camping and Carananning Club reception. Open to all, whether you are staying on the campsite or … Continue reading Activities from Loch Ness Shores
On this walk we will explore the wildlife to be found swimming in the water, running through the forest and growing in the ground. We will look at the tracks and signs animals leave behind and the useful plants that grow around us. Route is 1.5km over slightly rough ground but is not strenuous.
All ages welcome, children must be accompanied by an adult. Please wear suitable clothing and footwear and bring a bottle of water especially if it is warm.
Take a walk along the river and up into the woods, exploring the local wildlife. Walking later in the day improves our chances of seeing species such as deer and badger.
Better suited to children 8 years and up, however all are welcome. Route is over rough ground in parts but is not strenuous. Minors must be accompanied by an adult and please bring a warm layer as the temperature can drop in the evening. Unfortunately, we cannot allow dogs on this event.
For those looking for a longer expedition – exploring the areas history and natural heritage – this walk is ideal. The route covers 11km, following the circular path to Inverfarigaig. Through mixed woodland with scenic views across Loch Ness, it also provides a good chance to see red squirrels. Upon reaching Inverfarigaig we will stop for a pack lunch, around 1230. We will return via the Falls of Foyers, with the opportunity to stop at the local shop and café.
The route is suitable for most capable walkers, following waymarked paths and trails but with some steep sections. If you have any questions about whether this walk would be suitable for you, please ask at reception. Wear sturdy footwear, bring plenty of drinking water and suitable outdoor/walking clothing. You are required to bring a packed lunch. reception
Book on arrival.
Activities at Loch Ness from Easter to October (inclusive)
We offer visitors to Loch Ness Shores various paddle sport activities.
- Motor boating on Loch Ness (please note; this is suspended during the COVID19 pandemic)
- Kayaking on Loch Ness (please note; this is suspended during the COVID19 pandemic)
- River Kayaking by Loch Ness (please note; this is suspended during the COVID19 pandemic)
Most activities are suitable for children between the ages of 10 and 18 when accompanied by an adult on the water. Please ask for advice before booking. The boats and kayaks operate from Easter to the end of October, weather dependent (suspended during the COVID pandemic)