Cycle To Loch Ness - Self Guided

Day Trips & Excursions in Scotland

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Cycle to Loch Ness. Most visitors to Inverness will want to make a trip out to Loch Ness. The south side of the Loch offers quiet country roads and an easy to ride, easy to navigate route from Inverness with options to extend the ride if you've got more miles in your legs! This route is virtually traffic free now although some of it on very quiet country roads rather than dedicated bike paths.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Ticket To Ride - Bike Hire, Inverness, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandWe are based in the beautiful surroundings of Bellfield Park by the River Ness near the centre of Inverness the capital The Highlands.We'll make sure you are comfortable on your bike, brief you on where to go, whet to eat etc and set you off towards Loch Ness.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Ness Islands, Inverness, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandFollow paths across the River Ness via the forested Ness Islands. This is a very scenic and tranquil place to be.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Caledonian Canal, Inverness, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandThe Caledonian Canal lies just off the route. If you have got the legs for more adventure there are many more miles of path by the canal.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Loch Ness, Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandFollow local cycle paths then National Cycle Network Route 78 "The Caledonia Way" all the way from Inverness to the village of Dores on the shores of Loch NessDuration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Loch Ness, Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandAt Dores you can refuel at the always-busy Dores Inn or alternatively take a packed lunch and eat on the beach or at one of the picnic spots further down the loch-side. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Ticket To Ride - Bike Hire, Inverness, Scottish Highlands, ScotlandReturn by the same route or take a detour along part of the Caledonian Canal towpath.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

What’s included

  • Use of helmet
  • Water bottle

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Guide


  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Family friendly
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • All necessary equipment included