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Edited: 1st February 2022

A82 dog-friendly pub and dog walk near Loch Ness, Scotland

Some pub opening times and dog rules are still changing. Please check your chosen pub is able to welcome you before making plans.


A woodland walk, approximately half mile long, just off A82 in village of Drumnadrochit on the shores of Loch Ness.


GPS coords for car park: 57.3317, -4.4685  Benleva Hotel (IV63 6UH) is a dog friendly, real ale pub and serves bar meals. Close to start of walk.

Pub or Cafe Address

Kilmore Road, Drumnadrochit, IV63 6UH


Open 7 days. Lunch served daily from 12 noon. For seasonal opening hours and food service times please check their website.

Menu Style

For full menu information, allergens, specials, prices and reservations please check their website.

Dog Rules

Dogs on leads welcome in the bar.



This is a circular walk through woods on an earth path. Can be muddy in places at times. Urquhart Bay, on the shores of Loch Ness, can be reached if you are prepared to wade through the River Coiltie. Great fun for dogs and the owners can recover with a drink in the hotel afterwards!

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Edited: 1st February 2022. The details of this listing may have changed, and though the Driving with Dogs team do our best to confirm the accuracy of every listing, we cannot guarantee that the details are fully up to date and accurate. If you know that any aspect of this listing is incorrect, please suggest an edit to let us know.