Loch Ness

Loch Ness is one of the most mysterious places in Scotland with the legend of the Loch Ness Monster one of its defining characteristics. Loch Ness is one of the most famous lochs in Scotland, extending to 22.5 miles long and 800 meters deep at some points. The area is full of small villages and towns that are worth exploring such as Fort Augustus and Drumnadrochit and there is also some spectacular scenery.

Things to do

Loch Ness is a great area for outdoor activities, why not try canoeing or kayaking on Loch Ness offering a unique way to explore the great loch or take a cycle tour of the surrounding area.

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Whats On

Popular events in the area include the Loch Ness Marathon which offers one of the most scenic runs in the country and the increasingly popular Rock Ness music concert.

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Things to see

There are a number of attractions in the area, these include watching the ships cruise down the Caledonian Canal and exploring the ruins of the magnificent Urquhart Castle.

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Where to stay

Amongst the many small towns and villages there are a host of bed and breakfasts and hostels with some fantastic hospitality on offer. Enjoy a room with a view of Loch Ness at Craigdarroch House Hotel or Foyers House.

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