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Alternative Loch Ness Tour by Secret Highlands

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    Stop At: Loch Ness, Scotland

    Our first stop will be overlooking the magnificent Loch Ness and the ruins of Urquhart Castle. We will stop herre for about 10 - 15 mins for some photos and to learn about some of the amazing facts and legends that the loch is renowned for.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Glen Affric National Nature Reserve, Cannich Scotland

    We then turn inland and on to what many people consider to be Scotland's most beautiful glen - Glen Affric is home to some of Scotland's original and ancient Pines, (known as granny Pines) as well as Red and Roe Deer, Ospreys, Squirrels and and a whole host of animal life. We will stay here for about 1 hour to allow you to take in the breathtaking scenery and take in one of the short walks along the river.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Plodda Falls, Tomich Scotland

    We will head back down the single track road and across to the other side of the glen to take in Plodda falls - Scotland's 2nd tallest waterfalls, it is a short walk to the bottom, where, if you are feeling adventurous, you can jump in to the plunge pool for a swim!

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Beauly Priory, Beauly Scotland

    Our next stop will be in Beauly where you will be able to explore this pretty village and it's ruined priory, one of only 3 that we were built in Scotland.

    Duration: 45 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    24 Bank St, Inverness IV1 1QU, UK
    Departure Time
    9:15 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Bottled water
    • Lunch
    • Coffee and/or Tea - Lunch in Tomich and tea and cakes at Bad Girl Bakery are not included in the price of the tour
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Unfortunately, we cannot take children under 12 years old
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 5 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Popular mentions
    We came to the tour with very high expectations, and Jamie managed to exceed every one of them! We are a family of 4 (parents and 2 teen boys), each with their own needs, interests, and fitness level (or lack thereof, in my case). We all enjoyed Jamie's love for the highlands,
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    Response from SecretHighlands, Owner at Alternative Loch Ness Tour by Secret Highlands
    Responded 2 weeks ago
    Thank you so much for the positive comments guys! I can genuinely say that our day will stay with me for a long time!! Our conversations and giggles really made it special!! You have a lovely family and it was my pleasure to show you around!! Jamie
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    Arrived in Inverness with a storm threatening to force a change of plans. Jamie sent me a note offering to come up with a different route in case of poor weather, the night before our tour. I accepted and sure enough, the weather was even worse than expected the day of. We were
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    This secret Highlands tour was the highlight of our trip to Scotland! We had the opportunity to truly experience the highlands - hiking through Glenn Affric, visiting plodda falls and enjoyed Beauly's scones. The trip was filled with enjoyable and engaging discussions about
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    Response from SecretHighlands, Owner at Alternative Loch Ness Tour by Secret Highlands
    Responded 30 Jul 2019
    Many thanks for your kind words, but more importantly, I'm delighted you enjoyed yourselves! It was lovely to meet you both. Jamie
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