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Merkinch Local Nature Reserve

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4 Grant Street | See Facebook page Friend of Merkinch Local Nature Reserve, Inverness IV3 8BL, Scotland
+44 1463 718989
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Photographers paradise

Just strolling with the family or taking the camera out for a few hours its a great little place to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Inverness23371
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Inverness, United Kingdom
Great wee walk

A nice weekend walk with great views of the bay and lots of variety of bird life it eventually... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2017
David M
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Glasgow
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4 Grant Street | See Facebook page Friend of Merkinch Local Nature Reserve, Inverness IV3 8BL, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just strolling with the family or taking the camera out for a few hours its a great little place to see.

Thank Inverness23371
Reviewed 31 July 2017

A nice weekend walk with great views of the bay and lots of variety of bird life it eventually leads to water gates that leads to the caledonian canal

Thank David M
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Nice little local walk from the town along the canal to the sea lochs through the nature reserve and then back through the ugly part of town. The rest was nice though,

Thank Heidi P
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

This nature reserve is located at approx. 20 min. walk from the center of Inverness, on the north-west of the city near the harbour. There is a path leading sometimes within the reserve and sometimes along its border. It is possible to see various types...More

1  Thank Irene V
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

About two mile walk or a short bus ride, this beautiful but blustery nature preserve at the confluence of the ness, the beauly and moray firths is a small preserve. We walked it and connected to the Calendonian canal (involves live train track crossing for...More

Thank vieuxbatard
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We spent a lovely morning here on a recent visit to Inverness. The park is not big, but has a variety of habitats and as it right on the coast, it is constantly changing due to the tides. Parts are easily accessible for wheelchair. Although...More

Thank WheezeyFox
Reviewed 18 January 2017

worth a visit though wildlife limited. Good paths and close to city centre so access easy. There are otters nearby certainly nearer the bridge to the Black Isle.

Thank Peter N
Reviewed 4 January 2017

we stayed in the hotel Premier Inn, and one day decided to take a walk with friends in the Norwegian Sea, then turned to the reserve. It was very windy and we did not see any animals. But nature is amazing !!!!

Thank 935elena
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Local people and professionals have come together to create a fabulous, abundant and beautiful nature reserve in a an area of Inverness off the the tourist track and usually thought of as more run down. It is worth a visit as some rare gems are...More

1  Thank The_Wilderbeast
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Calling this a nature reserve is stretching the truth, it's more like a dog walking path. Very little nature to be seen with the exception of a mallard and an oystercatcher, the claim that kingfishers have been here must be a wild exageration, the dipping...More

Thank Rcam28
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