Foyers  Inverness Shire


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Foyers like this:

Foyers, Falls of, near mouth of river Foyers, on E. side of Loch Ness, Inverness-shire; the lower fall was pronounced by Professor Wilson to be "the most magnificent cataract in Britain;" the River Foyers flows 9 miles N. to Loch Ness, 10½ miles NE. of Fort Augustus; on the right bank, at its mouth (on the site of the "General's Hut"), is Foyers Hotel, with steamboat jetty; on the left bank is Foyers House.

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Foyers through time

Foyers is now part of Highland district. Click here for graphs and data of how Highland has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Foyers itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Foyers, in Highland and Inverness Shire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 20th April 2024

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