Loch Ness attractions

Loch Ness attractions


Loch Ness Scotland HighlandsLoch Ness is the largest body of fresh water in Britain, holding more than all the lakes and reservoirs in England & Wales put together. 380 million years ago the earth’s crust fractured and moved which resulted in the formation of the Great Glen of which Loch Ness is part. It is 39km long with an average depth of 132m. It is possible to drive right round Loch Ness.


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Attractions The Original Loch Ness Visitor Centre, Drumnadrochit, Inverness, IV63 6TU. Tel: 01456 450342. For centuries sightings have been made of a mysterious creature said to inhabit the deep and murky waters of Scotland's most famous Loch. Now you can take our official guide and explore those murky waters for yourself. www.lochness-centre.com. Location: On the banks of Loch Ness.

The Original Loch Ness Visitor

AttractionsUrquhart Castle, Loch Ness.Tel 01456 450551. Urquhart Castle is magnificently situated on the banks of Loch Ness, built on an irregular outcrop of rock. It remains an impressive stronghold despite its ruinous state. The castle’s history and that of the noble families Durward, Macdonald and Grant who held it, is told in the exhibition and audio-visual display in the new visitor centre. The Centre features an outstanding array of medieval artefacts found at the castle. Location: On the banks of Loch Ness.

Urquhart Castle

AttractionsThe Great Glen Way is 73 miles/117km in length. It runs from Fort William, in the west, to Inverness, in the east, with spectacular views and historical and natural heritage to be discovered all along the way. www.greatglenway.com. Location: Along the banks of Loch Ness.

The Great Glen Way

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