Accessibility at Fairy Glen

Summary accessibility statement

How to get here

By train

Inverness is the nearest train station, approximately 14 miles from the reserve.

By bus

Regular buses from Inverness and Cromarty stop in the Highland Council-owned Fairy Glen reserve car park. Phone Rapsons on 0870 608 2 608 for details.

By bike

This reserve is near Route 1 of the National Cycle Network.

By road

From the Inverness direction, proceed through Rosemarkie village, passing the Plough Inn on your right and round the sharp left bend. After approx 150m, you will see the car park on the right.


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Other ways to get there

Within easy walking distance from the village of Rosemarkie. From the centre of the village follow the road past the Plough Inn on your right. Continue round the left-hand bend and you will see the Highland Council-owned car park after approx 150m on your right.


Access to facilities

Nature trails access
  • The path becomes steep, uneven and slippery and has several sets of steps.
  • No stiles or gates.
  • This nature reserve is important for wildlife. RSPB Scotland welcomes responsible access, in line with the Scottish Outdoor Access Code.
  • During the ground-nesting bird breeding season (1 April to 15 August) we would ask that you keep your dog close to you, preferably on a short lead and please clean up after your dog.