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Cruises on Loch Ness

Want to go on a Loch Ness cruise? It’s a wonderful thing to do, whether you would like some time to yourself in this amazing land, or something to do with the family.

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Great Glen Way

Stretching 73 miles from Inverness in the east to Fort William in the west, the Great Glen Way cuts through the heart of the Highlands. It offers visitors one of the finest and most dramatic walks in the country.

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Caledonian Canal

Stretching from Fort William in the west to Inverness on Scotland’s east coast, the Caledonian Canal welcomes visitors all year round. It travels along some of the most dramatic and beautiful landscapes in the country.

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John Cobb Memorial

Throughout history, people have wanted to go faster, travel higher and be stronger than anyone else. This was especially so with John Cobb, a man whose vision was to be the fastest man alive…

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River Ness and the Ness Islands

Curving through the city of Inverness, the River Ness provides a place for locals and tourists alike to relax. Whether that’s through a spot of fishing, walking or simply sitting by the banks, the river offers something for everyone.

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Visiting Drumnadrochit

Nessieland in Drumnadrochit – officially known as the Loch Ness Centre and Exhibition – is the key attraction to this village. Here you can get up close to the myths and legends of the loch that go beyond just a monster.

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Castle Urquhart by Loch Ness

A (Brief) History of Urquhart Castle

Perched on the shore and jutting out into the water, the ruins of Urquhart Castle date from the 16th Century. It’s a well-known landmark, visited by thousands of tourists each year.

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Some of the gifts at An Talla by Loch Ness

An Talla by Loch Ness

On the banks of the Caledonian Canal, just a few miles from Inverness, sits An Talla by Loch Ness. For anyone visiting our beautiful area, this is a great place to stop and have a rest.

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Camerons Tea Room in Foyers

One of the great joys of following the Loch Ness 360° route is you get to discover hidden gems that you might otherwise miss. One of these is Camerons Tea Room in Foyers. This is a great place to stop for a rest and some food – and you might even get to see some Scottish wildlife too!

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The rock in the middle of Invermoriston Bridge

Visiting Invermoriston Bridge

Invermoriston is to the western edge of Loch Ness, just a few miles away from Fort Augustus. It’s a place to stop on your travels and visit a cafe, buy some gifts and enjoy being in the Highlands. But stay a bit longer and you can explore a bit of Highland history, and maybe see some amazing natural sights too.

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Deer Rutting Season in the Scottish Highlands

A deer rut scene is dramatic – often better than any action film you might see in the cinema! The stags’s hot breath is visible in the cold Scottish air. They rise up on their back two legs and crash down on each other’s antlers.

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5 More Unmissable Highland Views

If you are coming to Scotland for some stunning Highland views, then you are spoiled for choice! We’ve already suggested 5 stunning viewpoints to take in, but how could we possibly stop there?

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The Mystery of the Glenmoriston Footprints

If you are looking for a supernatural Scotland story, then we’ve got one for you here. A set of footprints that won’t vanish…

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Coronavirus Safe Holidays – Walks Around Loch Ness

Right now, it’s important to find a break that will let you experience as much as possible, whilst still staying safe from Coronavirus. Loch Ness lets you do that.

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The Falls of Foyer in the Autumn

5 Unmissable Viewpoints on the Loch Ness 360° Trail

The Loch Ness 360° trail has plenty of amazing locations and beautiful vistas. No matter where you are, there’s always something to see.

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Covid-19 Update

As of 26th April restrictions have been eased and you can now travel to Scotland from England, Wales, Northern Ireland, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man and stay overnight.

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We cannot wait to welcome back visitors from outside the UK as soon it is safe to do so and in the meantime get inspired and plan your visit through exploring our website and social media channels.