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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.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“caledonian canal” (124 reviews)
“watch the boats” (40 reviews)
“canal locks” (26 reviews)
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Fort Augustus, Scotland
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"caledonian canal"
in 124 reviews
"watch the boats"
in 40 reviews
"canal locks"
in 26 reviews
"loch ness"
in 299 reviews
"lovely town"
in 18 reviews
"pubs and restaurants"
in 12 reviews
"small village"
in 16 reviews
"chip shop"
in 11 reviews
"swing bridge"
in 24 reviews
"pretty village"
in 10 reviews
"lock gates"
in 10 reviews
"great glen way"
in 16 reviews
"b b"
in 15 reviews
"lock inn"
in 8 reviews
"southern end"
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"post office"
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"petrol station"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Genuine, is the word that comes to mind. Spend some time watching the ships pass through town, small shops or explore the area around the Loch.

Thank Brian F
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Fort Augustus is a very pleasant and scenic town that has a number of very pleasant eateries. The canal is lovely and watching a ship come down the locks is fascinating.

Thank Orangefarm
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Meeting place for Caledonian Canal and south end of loch ness. Boat trips are available here on the loch but are expensive for what you get which is not a lot. Make sure you walk through the old monastery grounds to the boathouse pier for...More

Thank bluesbuddah
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely little town at Loch Ness that I guess lives on the tourists that visit it yearly. Beautiful absolutely smashing environment and gives you a lot more than Nessie

Thank Birgitta-Kenneth
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fort Augustus is a great place to stop and visit and watch the boats coming down through the locks to gain access to Loch Ness. It is a great place to use as a base for sight seeing between Inverness and Fort William.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed her for the weekend,lovely walking places,cruise on the loch,lovely gift shops,a few nice pubs and eateries and the best hotel The Lovat.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we are in this area we always spend time in this picturesque place . Cruises on the Loch is a very popular way to spend some time passing Urquhart Castle and beautiful scenery .Plenty of eating places and a few shops to browse for...More

Thank hagis2015
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Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Beautiful day and beautiful weather but would be lovely to see the locks in action. Really lovely to hear the water falling

Thank Samantha G
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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Stopped at Fort Augustus for about an hour. It’s a beautiful and scenic little town forming part of the Caledonia Canal. There are 5 lochs in the middle of town which you can walk around and enjoy watching the various boats as they pass up...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2018

A fantastic small town in the south tip of Loch Ness. The sluices are also very nice to have a walk around!

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