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Ideal for holidays in the Highlands of Scotland
Located at Contin - near Inverness
Perfect for Fishing - Golf - Hill Walking - Castles - Loch Ness

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SETTING

Riverside Caravan Park is overlooked by rolling hills and is bordered by the gentle flowing Blackwater River. The park is situated in the centre of the village of Contin in the heart of the Scottish Highlands, less than half an hour from the Highland capital of Inverness and on the doorstep of spectacular scenery.

The view overlooking the river is beautiful, natural and unspoilt - giving an atmosphere of tranquility.

park by the river

camping

FACILITIES

Facilities on the site include hot showers with no charge for hot water. There is also a small laundry room. The park is adjacent to the local grocery shop and post office. The village also has a garage and two hotels which offer excellent lounge bar and restaurant facilities.

Self Catering Chalets are also available on our site.

view of Firth from Fairburn near Contin

LOCATION

This well established caravan park is ideally situated for touring the spectacular west coast or the north of Scotland.
Approximate distances to places of interest:
Inverness 18 miles - Ullapool 38 miles - Gairloch 50 miles
Kyle of Lochalsh (Skye Bridge) 60 miles - John o'Groats 100 miles
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OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

Glen Moriston

Riverside is the perfect location for accessing over 60 Munros including The Fannichs, Ben Wyvis, Ben Dearg group and An Teallach. The mountains of Torridon and Glen Affric are also within easy reach.

Fishing on the Blackwater River is free from the caravan park. The park is the ideal base for fishing in the many lochs of the Strathconon valley and nearby rivers such as the River Conon which the Blackwater flows into. Permits are available locally.

Blackwater River

Rogie Falls

There are numerous forest walks and easy walks in the local area including Rogie Falls.

Other outdoor activities in our area include:

  • Pony trekking
  • Mountain biking - 50 miles of mountain bike tracks in the area to suit all levels of experience from novice to veterans
  • Golf courses including Strathpeffer, Aigas and Muir of Ord, plus the renowned Dornoch links course

A wide range of local wildlife can be spotted from the park including red kite, buzzards, heron, otters, roe deer, red deer, squirrels, pine marten and even golden eagles.

inverness

PLACES TO VISIT

The pretty Victorian spa village of Strathpeffer (2 miles from Contin) includes a chocolate shop, children's museum and a unique carved standing stone.

The market town of Dingwall (7 miles away) has a supermarket, shops, restaurants, museum, leisure centre, tennis courts, etc.

Inverness (18 miles) is a bustling city with shops, restaurants, cinema, Aquadome swimming pool, etc.

For days out, there are many visitor attractions to choose from including the Black Isle Wildlife Park, Glen Ord Distillery, Loch Ness & Urquhart Castle, Cawdor Castle, Brodie Castle, Culloden Battlefield and Fort George.

There are cruises to see the Moray Firth dolphins and boat trips on Loch Ness.

Cawdor Castle

Blackwater River in winter


For more information, please contact:

Lorraine Finnie
Riverside Chalet & Caravan Park
Contin
Ross-shire IV14 9ES
Scotland
Tel: 01463 243 766
Mobile: 07765 633482
Email: [email protected]

Self Catering Chalets
are also available for hire



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