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Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Highlands Small Group Day Trip from Glasgow
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Full-Day Trip to Loch Ness and the Scottish Highlands
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Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Highlands Small-Group Day Trip from Edinburgh
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This imposing old fort, which was incorporated into the Benedictine Abbey in 1876, is bisected by the Caledonian Canal, where to the north the canal enters the famous Loch Ness and into the village itself through a series of locks.
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Fort Augustus, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

We had the chance to stroll in the streets of Fort Augustus for couple of hours late afternoon. Maybe this was because of our wrong timing, but there weren't a lot to do nor to see around. This is just a small town and that...More

Thank TubaKoseogluOkcu
Reviewed 6 days ago

Perfect location for exploring the surrounding highlands. That is the greatest thing that Fort Augustus has going for it as it is an hour to Glencoe, less than an hour to Inverness/Culloden, an hour to the bridge to Skye, etc. There is also lots of...More

Thank Bryan G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a family of 7 and dog Travelling the Caledonian canal. Moored here for the night, facilities for boats was good, and we spent the next morning enjoying a stroll through the shops. Cute gifts and visited the glass blowing shop, lovely lady very...More

Thank mamabux
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cute little town to look around, get gas and snacks, stretch your legs, look at a gift shop and that's about it. It's a nice town but there's not really anything to 'do' here.

Thank Vicky L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A perfect Holiday we have to leave tomorrow and very sad to have to leave this beautiful place behind.

Thank Alan E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice old town .. Lochness Boat cruise is the main attraction. Breathtaking view of the lake that divides Scotland into 2 parts. Enjoyable boat ride with a funny guide .

Thank mita803
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice little town. You can get boat trips for Loch Ness here and there are plenty of gift shops, also some places to eat if you want to. There is a paying carpark, which was very cheap. Or you can drive a...More

1  Thank St_matty
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So there is famous lake there with an alleged monster in it, a canal and lock system, some bars and restaurants and tourist shops. It's a nice stop on an itinerary but you don't need to spend all day here.

Thank SueMPA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On time departure to Loch Ness. The tour guides are knowledgeable and witty. The boat is clean and well-maintained. Fort Augustus is a peaceful and clean village.

Thank Penny_Montes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Highly recommend the boat trips out on Loch Ness. Knowledgeable tour guides on the boats and lovely atmosphere on the boat. And they have a bar that sells a Nessie ale :)

Thank crazylittleferret
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3 February 2015|
Response from boxspacelady |
Sorry, I meant Lovat, Inch, and Holt BB, not Rainbow View.