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Featured Businesses
Inverglen Guest House
An elegant 4 star Victorian Guest House offering personal service throughout the day. Just a few minutes walk form the city centre
Pottery House B&B
Multi-Award winning B&B overlooking Loch Ness. A tranquil location on the edge of the village of Dores, with magnificent views down Loch Ness, only 8 miles from Inverness.

Jacobite Cruises 

Loch Ness by Margaret Soraya

Loch Ness Exhibition Centre

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Loch Ness & Inverness Scotland

Loch Ness, close to the Highland city of Inverness is one of the most popular UK holiday destinations. We offer a wide selection of quality accommodation from both city and country - cottages, hotels, bed and breakfast, camping as well as lots of things to see and do for a great family holiday - castles, golf, fishing, hiking and activity holidays all in one fabulous destination. Where else can you find city lights and dark skies so close to each other? Inverness is a city oasis surrounded by the most magnificent Highland countryside of Lochs, heather moors and hills.

The central location of Loch Ness makes it the perfect destination for holidays in the Scottish Highlands. At the loch itself, of course, there's always a chance to glimpse 'Nessie', the world-famous Loch Ness Monster. Inverness too is enviously served with first class air, road and rail links from the rest of Scotland, the UK and the continent making it an ideal destination for corporate functions and business conferences too!

No holiday in Scotland is complete without a visit to Loch Ness, just 8 miles from Inverness. Over 20 miles long, a mile wide and 700 feet at its deepest, it is the largest lake in Scotland by volume. The surrounding area is filled with historic attractions, natural wonders, cosy places to stay, and superb eateries. The Loch Ness Monster is just one of the many myths and legends to be discovered in this particularly beautiful part of Scotland. See our interactive map, click and print walks around Loch Ness, heritage sites, visitor attractions and much more...

 Belladrum Tartan Hearts Festival The Loch Ness Marathon
28th September 

A Monster Race! running alongside the shores of Loch Ness.
The monster is not the only long-running legend in the area, as Loch Ness is also home to one of the best marathons in the UK. It is the biggest in Scotland which takes place in a rural setting and is suitable for all kinds of runners to take part – either in the marathon or one of the associated running events. Join us on the start line and become part of the Loch Ness running legend. 


Whats on this Year of Homecoming in Inverness



South Loch Ness Trail

The South Loch Ness Trail

This exciting new trail stretching 28 miles down the south side of Loch Ness from Torbreck on the southern edge of Inverness to Loch Tarff above Fort Augustus was oficially launched and open to the public in 2011.   MORE... 

Harveys XT40 Trail map produced in partnership with VisitScotland HERE... 


Travelling to Loch Ness

There are excellent travel and transport links to the Highlands from the south. Inverness has a modern airport with frequent flights from many major UK and Euro cities, getting to Inverness, is so easy. Our Travel Section gives detailed information on not only getting to Loch Ness but Getting around once you arrive.

If you're planning a holiday in Scotland, or a visit to the UK from abroad you really should put Loch Ness at the top of your list of UK holiday destinations.


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Autumn Colours - Glen Affric

When you hear the words “Autumn Colours”, what do you think of? New England maybe? Here in Inverness and along the Great Glen there is one place in particular that is associated with stunning autumn scenery – Glen Affric. Glen Affric is located...  [more]

Run, Nessie, Run! Loch Ness Marathon

It’s this time of year again – runners of all shapes, sizes and ages are spotted training all over Inverness and around Loch Ness and this can only mean one thing…the Loch Ness Marathon and Festival of Running is getting close! The big event will...  [more]

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