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Many people believe that this brooding lake in Northern Scotland, 21 square miles in size at an average depth of 800 feet, could certainly hide a large dinosaur-like "monster," the lake's long-time and elusive resident.
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  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful lake” (23 reviews)
“fort augustus” (47 reviews)
“long lake” (10 reviews)
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Scotland
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"beautiful lake"
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"fort augustus"
in 47 reviews
"long lake"
in 10 reviews
"boat ride"
in 26 reviews
"bucket list"
in 11 reviews
"worth the trip"
in 8 reviews
"sunny day"
in 16 reviews
"natural beauty"
in 8 reviews
"take pictures"
in 12 reviews
"scottish highlands"
in 12 reviews
"hour cruise"
in 8 reviews
"day tour"
in 10 reviews
"caledonian canal"
in 8 reviews
"monster"
in 113 reviews
"loch"
in 272 reviews
"castle"
in 102 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a drive round the whole Loch plenty of lay by’s to pull over to admire the views which are awesome , some tourist attractions like the Loch Ness museum / castle ruins worth a visit

Thank Cliff J
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Regardless of whether you're interested in monster sightings, it is a peaceful body of water that is nice to sit beside to enjoy a meal or simply relax.

Thank ZinamonKveen
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited late May, stayed right opposite this famous lake, and enjoyed its Mystery.. we had the best week of weather and this beautiful stretch of water was flat due to no wind for the few days of our visit,, in the early morning the clouds...More

Thank veriz
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful place with mystery that's famous around the world. I have wished to see the monster since I was a child, and perhaps will come back here again and again (of course with my camera) until my childhood dream comes true.

Thank machiavelliuk
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stunningly beautiful sadly no monster!! Well worth a trip on the boat if you have time.. pop to Urquart castle after.. a fantastic day out

Thank Natasha W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently hired a motor home with my husband and 2 children. We travelled the NC500 route. Our week was wonderful. The weather and views very spectacular! The motor Home it’s self was brand new and very comfortable. We did manage to blow a fuse...More

Thank sandra s
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loch Ness was very beautiful, it’s best seen from a boat as is not as impressive from the shore. Lots of boat trips to choose from so get out on the water and enjoy!

Thank MrsFaz74
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loch Ness is a must see if you visit Northern Scotland. We stayed at Inverness, about 20-25 minutes away from Loch Ness by car. The lake is beautiful and uniquely shaped and can be seen all along the drive from Inverness to Fort Augustus. There...More

Thank Manasi S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did loch ness as part of our day trip to highlands and were absolutely fascinated by the serenity of the loch. We spent a good 2 hours at the place but could easily imagine staying here for a day to explore the area more....More

Thank Gallivanters D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After spending four days in the area, taking in the views of the loch from afar, I actually visited the water’s edge up close. Here I was able to really take in the vastness and beauty of the loch. I spent over in an hour...More

Thank quinni_224
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Brooke D
6 January 2018|
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Response from Catherine R | Reviewed this property |
Get a taxi to the Clansmann hotel and you can do a boat trip around Loch Ness and go to Urquat Castle from there.Look up Jacobite Cruises.
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Fiaz A
15 October 2017|
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Response from Davethetraveller47 | Reviewed this property |
You can visit any time but just be prepared for the weather.
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Razina U
9 August 2017|
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Response from vintagechina | Reviewed this property |
the lochness center has bathrooms and is by a restaurant that is children friendly. There are many parking placed that you can use a stroller in around the Loch. . The scenery is amazing. The castle I think would be... More
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