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Loch Ness Shores
Super new camping and caravan site on the shores of South Loch Ness at Foyers. Glamping wigwams and canoe stopover campsite available.
The Lovat - Fort Augustus
Loving Food at the Lovat 'A feast for the eyes and taste buds alike.. every inch an award-winner'. The Press & Journal

Access to Inverness sites for disabled

Loch Ness by Margaret Soraya

Loch Ness Exhibition Centre

Jacobite Cruises 

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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 

 Tartan Hearts festival

8th & 9th August 2014

The Belladrum Tartan Heart festival is a firm favourite on the festival calendar, with a loyal following who return year on year.
Belladrum offers a great mix of local and international artists, and is guaranteed to have something to your taste. With fantastic music ranging across a variety of genres - indie, rock, Dance, Celtic, Celtic rock, blues, roots, singer-songwriter and many more - as well as a brilliant array of children's entertainment, street theatre, cabaret, cinema, alternative therapies and food and drink so is perfect for all of the family..




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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