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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
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“water gates” (2 reviews)
“grey heron” (2 reviews)
“water birds” (2 reviews)
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4 Grant Street | See Facebook page Friend of Merkinch Local Nature Reserve, Inverness IV3 8BL, Scotland
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+44 1463 718989
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

Stumbled on the car park at south kessock by accident looking for a dry dog walk. The lovely track alongside the firth to the canal basin is a smashing walk that takes about a good half hour brisk walking. It’s just lovely and a great...More

Thank margaret h
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

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

Thank Inverness23371
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Reviewed 30 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
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Reviewed 20 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
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Reviewed 13 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

2  Thank Irene V
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Reviewed 9 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
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Reviewed 8 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

1  Thank WheezeyFox
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Reviewed 17 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
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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
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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
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