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Falls of Foyers

Foyers, Inverness, IV2 6XU

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About this venue

Car parking, general store and the Waterfall Café are all located at the top of the falls. The river foyers drops a spectacular 140 feet in to the gorge know as the Falls of Foyers, and then runs into Loch Ness.

Access Guide

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Introduction

Opening Times

  • The venue is open 24hrs.

Location

  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Inverness.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located opposite the entrance gate.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 0 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is / are slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is loose chippings.
    • There is a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The road is generally quiet.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Level Change (Car park)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located to the right side of the car park.
  • The ramp/slope is steep.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located to the left side of the car park.
  • There is/are 10 step(s) to the area/service.
  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on the right going up.
  • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located opposite the car park.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 125cm (4ft 1in).

Parks and Gardens

  • The park or garden does have footpaths.
  • The path(s) has a / have compact earth, loose wood chippings and muddy surface(s).
  • The majority of the path(s) is not / are not wide enough for wheelchair users.
  • There are moderate and steep slopes on the paths.
  • There are not any bench seats situated along the paths for people to rest.
  • Comments
    • Once through the gate the path winds down to the left. The stepped path is narrow and steep in places and has no handrails. It leads down to a viewpoint and then carries on further down to a second viewpoint.

Viewpoint

  • From here you can see the Falls of Foyers.

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