Enchanted Caledonian forests in Glen Affric
If you love Caledonian forests and beautiful waterfalls, Dog Falls and Coire Loch will provide you with one of the most magical walks near Inverness.
Surround yourself with stunning nature with this Glen Affric walk in the Highlands. The Dog Falls has a clear, waymarked forest walk and takes 90-180 minutes to complete. The 2.5 mile trail walk takes visitors through the Caledonian Pine Forest filled with uniquely formed and captivating trees. Indeed, the trail is moderately difficult but the jaw-dropping views make it all worthwhile.
Its breathtaking series of waterfalls form part of one of the most popular walks in Glen Affric, located near a bridge along the road near Tomich in the Highlands. That being so, you might also get a bit wet from waterfall mist so wearing boots is recommended.
Breathtaking waterfalls and beautiful scenery
In addition, the charming Coire Loch is a nationally important site for dragonflies, with fourteen different species breeding there. Follow the Dog Falls Trail along the peaceful River Affric on this splendid waterside walk in the gorgeous Glen Affric.
For those keen to experience the splendour of the Dog Falls trail, the postcode is IV4 7LN. You can park at the Dog Falls car park to start your walk. From here you can pick up three waymarked trails. This route covers the Dog Falls Trail and the Viewpoint Trail. You can also head south and pick up the Coire Loch Trail which will take you to another great viewpoint overlooking a lochan surrounded by trees.
Dramatic gorges and captivating views
So, if you love Caledonian pine trees and challenging rocky gorges, you’re going to love this glorious trek near Inverness. Majestic views and ancient Caledonian pine forests will enchant you with history, nature and remarkable scenery all at once.
Experience a fantastic stay in the highlands by booking your place at a luxury Eagle Brae lodge. Book your holiday and enjoy walks around Dog Falls and other similarly stunning areas every day.