Balnain is a small village in Glenurquhart, Scotland, about 5 miles west of . It is mostly dependent on tourism, forestry and farming. The first buildings were created in the 1880s and minor expansions occurred in the 1900s and 1960s.

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is a small village at the western end of Glenurquhart, in , in the of , now within Highland council area. is situated 4 miles west of Balnain. Photo: Gordon Brown, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a village in the on the west shore of which largely subsists on "Nessie" tourism. Photo: Immanuel Giel, Public domain.


57.3363° or 57° 20' 10.7" north
-4.5824° or 4° 34' 56.6" west
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400 feet (122 metres)
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  • Basque: Balnain
  • Bulgarian: Балнаин
  • Cebuano: Balnain
  • Chinese: 巴寧
  • Dutch: Balnain
  • Swedish: Balnain

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