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Alness is a town and civil parish in Ross and Cromarty, Highland, Scotland. It lies near the Cromarty Firth, with the town of Invergordon, 3 miles to the east and the village of Evanton, 4 miles to the south west. The parish has a population of 5,310, although the census locality, which includes part of the parish of Rosskeen, has a population of 5,186.

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by Gaelic Society of Inverness

The river Alness is a rapid one, and its banks, along the greater part of its course, are precipitous till it reaches to within half-a-mile of the sea, where it leaves the conspicuous terrace (from 70 to 80 feet high) along the northern shore of the firth.

Google previewRivers and Lochs of Scotland 2013/2014 Edition (2013)

The Angler's Complete Guide by Bruce Sandison

The Alness is a spate river and good water levels are required for it to produce of its best. Some of the most noted pools on the river include: Raven Rock, Iron Bridge, Inchlumpie, Douglas, Falls, Stick Pool and Lady Pool. Offer them: Willie ...

Google previewA Topographical Dictionary of Scotland (1846)

Comprising the Several Counties, Islands, Cities, Burgh and Market Towns, Parishes, and Principal Villages by Samuel Lewis

ALNESS, a parish, in the county of Ross and CRoMARTY, 9 miles (N. E. by N.) from Dingwall; containing 1269 inhabitants, of whom 202 are in the village. This parish, which takes its name from two Gaelic words signifying a “burn,” or small ...

Google previewThe Wordsworth Dictionary of Drink (2005)

An A-Z of Alcoholic Beverages by Ned Halley

Dalmore Dalmore North Highland malt whisky distillery est 1839, Alness, ...

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Alness Point

Sunny Sunday morning on the Cromarty Firth

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