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...
Etape Loch Ness 2014
4th May 2014
Etape Loch Ness is an exciting new cycle sportive coming to the shores of Loch Ness offering the chance to cycle 67 miles/107 km around the loch.
The 360° route around Loch Ness, starting and finishing in the Highland capital of Inverness, offers a fantastic challenge with unrivalled scenery, so whether you’re a seasoned cyclist or a newcomer looking for your first sportive, this could be the event for you.
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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