Half-Day Tour with 42Cycling

Are you ready for a cycle tour that combines breathtaking scenery and refreshing exercise? Look no further than a 42Cycling half-day tour along the picturesque Dores Loop near Inverness in the Scottish Highlands. With an experienced guide leading the way, get set for an unforgettable journey through some of Scotland’s most breath-taking landscapes.

The Route

Our journey begins at Dores, a small hamlet on the banks of Loch Ness. Take public transport to this beauty spot or arrange your own transportation. A short 15 minute drive from Ness Walk. Here, you will gather in anticipation of the adventure ahead as part of a small group.

The route takes us along the stunning Dores Loop. Offering panoramic views of the majestic Loch Ness and its surrounding hills. As we pedal through this tranquil countryside, the fresh Highland air fills your lungs, energising you for the ride.

Loch Ness
Dores Beach, Loch Ness

Highlight Stops

  1. Dores Beach: Our first stop along the route is the idyllic Dores Beach. Here, cyclists have the opportunity to take a leisurely break, soak in the serene atmosphere, and perhaps even dip their toes into the cool waters of Loch Ness. It’s a perfect spot to pause, recharge, and snap some envy-inducing photos of the breathtaking Loch Ness.
  2. Aldourie Estate: Continuing our journey, we weave through the enchanting Aldourie Estate, where verdant woodlands and manicured gardens provide a stunning backdrop to our ride. With its rich history and tranquil beauty and set around the fairytale Aldourie Castle on the banks of Loch Ness. Enjoy a moment of tranquility amidst our cycling adventure.
  3. Dores Inn: After working up an appetite exploring the Highland countryside, we make our way back to the historic Dores Inn for a well-deserved lunch stop. Nestled on the shores of Loch Ness, this charming inn welcomes weary cyclists with hearty meals crafted from locally sourced ingredients. Whether you’re craving traditional Scottish fayre or something lighter.

Experience the Joy of Cycling

This half-day cycle tour isn’t just about the destinations; it’s about the journey itself. Led by an experienced guide, participants have the opportunity to immerse in tranquility, and connect with like-minded enthusiasts. Whether you’re a seasoned rider or a beginner, there’s something magical about exploring the Highlands on two wheels.

42 Cycling on banks of Loch Ness
Enjoy a 42Cycling guided tour

Practical Details

  • Duration: The 42Cycling half-day tour typically lasts 2-4 hours, allowing participants to enjoy a leisurely pace and soak in the beauty of the Scottish countryside.
  • Difficulty: This tour is suitable for riders of all skill levels, with easy riding terrain and plenty of opportunities to rest and recharge.
  • What to Bring: Participants should come prepared with comfortable cycling attire, soft soled flat shoes and an extra compact warm item of clothing
  • Booking: To reserve your spot on the 42Cycling half-day tour, visit www.42cycling.com and book online. Spaces fill up quickly, so be sure to secure your place in advance.
Book Cycle Tour

Embark on a cycling adventure like no other with the 42Cycling half-day cycle tour along the Dores Loop. From the tranquil shores of Dores Beach to the historic charm of Aldourie Estate and the memorable refreshment of Dores Inn, this journey promises to be an experience you’ll never forget. So, grab your helmet, hop on your bike, and get ready to pedal through Highland beauty.

After you return to Ness Walk, savour some of the finest treats in Torrish Restaurant. Why not treat yourself to a heavenly afternoon tea? You have earned it, after all!

Don’t miss out on this unforgettable opportunity to explore the Scottish Highlands from a unique perspective. Book your 42Cycling adventure online or contact our concierge team for assistance. Prepare for an experience that will leave you breathless in more ways than one!

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