Activities and Attractions Around Glen Affric & Loch Ness

Kerrow House is ideally located for guests to enjoy all that the Glen Affric and Loch Ness area has to offer - with many other attractions just a short journey away. Below we list just some of the the things you might like to see and do.

Glen Affric

Glen Affric, situated just minutes away from Kerrow, is world renowned for its wild beauty, high mountains and wonderful wildlife, some unique to the glen. One of the largest remaining areas of ancient Caledonian Forest, now designated a National Nature Reserve is situated here....More

Plodda Falls

The spectacular and beautiful Plodda Falls are a must to see whilst staying at Kerrow, only a short 6 mile drive away just beyond the village of Tomich. The new viewing platform stretching out over the falls allows for spectacular views.

Loch Ness & Urquhart Castle

Urquhart Castle has been the site of a fort since the Bronze Age. A popular attraction on the Loch side, it is beautifully illuminated at night....More


The area caters for walkers of all abilities. There are plenty of Munros and Corbetts in the three glens of Affric, Cannich and Strathfarrar to satisfy those looking for strenuous days out while low level waymarked forest trails provide the option of easier walks especially for families....More


Quiet roads and numerous forest trails make the area around Glen Affric and Loch Ness an ideal location for cyclists and mountain bike enthusiasts. Bike hire can be arranged locally.


Trout fishing on our 3.5 miles of the River Glass is available free to all our guests. Fishing rods can be hired from us if required. The Rivers Glass, Farrar and Beauly are famous for both trout and salmon fishing. Salmon fishing can be arranged locally for our guests.

Horse Riding

Pony trekking for riders of all abilities is available at the nearby hamlet of Cougie....More


There is an excellent 9-hole golf course at Aigas in Strathglass with several other courses within an hours drive....More


Seventeen miles from Kerrow is the village of Beauly, popular for its 13th Century historic priory, high quality shops and restaurants. Inverness, the Capital of the Highlands, is roughly 30 miles away with modern shops, museum and a variety of restaurants in a beautiful setting on the River Ness. The Caledonian Canal Locks at Inverness & Fort Augustus are well worth seeing and Fort George - still a military base is an excellent day out.

For more of what to see and do see our Links page.