Glen Affric stretches for some 30 miles from Kintail in the west to within a couple of miles of Cannich in Strathglass.
Glen Affric is 51 km (32 miles) from Inverness.
Take the A82 towards Fort William, then turn right in Drumnadrochit onto the A831, signposted for Milton, Canaich (Cannich) and Beauly.
In Cannich, turn left at the T-junction and follow the minor road up the glen. For Plodda Falls, turn left on the minor road to Tomich just before you reach Cannich.
From Fort William
Take the A82 towards Inverness. At Drumnadrochit, turn left onto the A831, signposted for Milton, Canaich (Cannich) and Beauly. Then follow the directions above from Cannich.
Using Sat Nav
If you have a sat nav device, postcode IV4 7LN will take you to the centre of Cannich village. After that, you need to leave modern technology behind – there is no mobile phone reception in the glen!
By public transport
The nearest bus stops are in Cannich (2 miles from the Reserve entrance) and the nearby village of Tomich (4 miles from the entrance). A stop can be requested at Fasnakyle Power Station on the Tomich - Cannich route.
The nearest station is Beauly (20 miles from the car park) on the Inverness - Wick line.
NCN Route 1 (Aberdeen - John O'Groats) passes through Tore, 27 miles from the reserve. From the Tore roundabout, follow the main A862 road through Beauly, then 1 mile out of the village, turn on to the A831 to Cannich. The Great Glen Way (Fort William - Inverness) is the nearest cycleway. Leave the route at Drumnadrochit and follow the A831. At the Tomich/Cannich junction, follow the minor road to Tomich until the bridge at Fasnakyle. Cross the River Affric at this point then turn left up into Glen Affric (17 miles).
An unclassified road runs through the Reserve and there are several paths throughout Glen Affric. It is also possible to walk through the reserve and on to Kintail on the west coast.