Cloudy sunset over Loch Ness, from Dores Beach

Loch Ness Dores Inn Walk

Loch Ness Dores Inn Walk

Dores Inn is nestled on the edge of Loch Ness, next to Dores Beach and is the starting point for this refreshing circular walk. 


You can enjoy one of the best viewpoints of Loch Ness from Dores Beach. Combine these delightful views with an invigorating walk along the shoreline and through woodland. 

Note: Please park responsibly in designated parking and make sure you leave no trace of you being there.


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  • Parking for free in village 
  • Hiking 
  • Walking 
  • Views 
  • Lake 
  • Pub


  1. Make your way in a southwest direction from the free car park in the village, to Dores Inn. 
  2. From here, follow the trail along Dores Beach and continue the circular walk just above the beach to enjoy lovely views of the loch.  
  3. Follow the trail right to Torr Point. 
  4. The shoreline will take you all the way past Aldourie Pier, then loop through the woods back towards the beach. 
  5. You can head into Dores Inn for a refreshing drink or bite to eat, or simply make your way back to the car park in the village. 


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