Plodda Falls

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Plodda Falls

Plodda Falls (Gaelic: Eas Ploda) is a waterfall, situated 5 km south-west of the village of Tomich, near Glen Affric, in the Highlands of Scotland. The falls are 46 m high, and are on the Allt na Bodachan, near where it flows into the Abhainn Deabhag, which in turn joins with the River Affric to form the River Glass.[1][2]

Plodda Falls are a popular tourist attraction. In 1880, a footbridge was built across the top of the falls, by Lord Tweedmouth, who owned the Guisachan estate. In 2005, the Forestry Commission found this bridge to be dangerous, and it was closed. It was replaced by a new viewing platform in 2009.[3][4]

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  1. ^ Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 scale Explorer map series, sheets 309-470
  2. ^ "Plodda Falls - Glen Affric". Forestry Commission Scotland. Retrieved 31 March 2011. 
  3. ^ "Footbridge Closure At Plodda Falls, By Glen Affric". Forestry Commission Scotland. 19 December 2005. Retrieved 31 March 2011. 
  4. ^ "Beauty spot bridge to be replaced". Inverness Courier. 10 February 2009. Retrieved 6 April 2011. 

Coordinates: 57°16′20″N 4°51′33″W / 57.27226°N 4.85926°W / 57.27226; -4.85926