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Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Highlands Small-Group Day Trip from Edinburgh
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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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Reviewed yesterday

First of all, make sure you add Synchronicity II by The Police to your playlist before coming to Scotland since it is imperative that you listen to it as you drive past Loch Ness. The weather was perfect--rainy and dreary--and we drove along the loch...More

Thank Mrs_Kenobi
Reviewed 2 days ago

Driving from Aviemore (about 1,5 hrs) you cross the Highlands area and you arrive in a place where mystery, fantasy, and landscape beauty comes together with a hot cup of tea and a full memory stick in your camera !! You can also visit the...More

Thank anastasiosrunner73
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

With all of the mystery and stories of Loch Ness and Nessie the Loch Ness monster, this was easy a must see on the list. It was a gorgeous drive around the loch. It was too windy that day to brave a boat tour but...More

Thank texashollie
Reviewed 1 week ago

Easily the most famous of the many Lochs in Scotland. So basically a must see. The history and mystery is the big draw. The views are wonderful and a bucket list item.

Thank JimmyJackk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to Scotland with 2 friends after coming to the UK. We actually paid around £45/person for a tour and Loch ness lake already included in that tour. Yeah, it did not disappoint us by the fresh air around the lake, the mountain and...More

Thank Annie T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I took the Hex Tours to Loch Ness/Highland which took us through the highlands and ended at Loch Ness. Magnificent sceneries with friendly and enthusiastic driver cum travel guide. Also took the the whisky tour and loch cruise respectively, which were optional...More

Thank LikeToTravel3388
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely trip up and not a long drive from Spean Bridge where we were staying. Even with the not so great rainy weather we still had a nice time and got some beautiful photos of the Loch. Well worth a visit however we saw no...More

Thank Laura-Ashley H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many things have been written about Loch Ness. However, unless you have visited and admired the stunning scenery for yourselves nothing compares. An absolute gem. The mind boggles at the landscape around you. Absolutely worth a visit.

Thank Gary H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I camped on the edge of the Loch during s trip through Scotland. Great views but i didn't get a glimpse of Nessie...

Thank Tony G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We travelled through the Highlands and the Loch areas. Loch Ness is pretty expansive and impressive and felt really very tranquil to view. Try as we might, we couldn't spot Nessy!!

Thank Nick S
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Brooke D
5 January 2018|
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Response from Davethetraveller47 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry we didn't use cabs but it is about 8 miles from inverness and the bus is simple. We got off at Dores and had a walk around the shore. If the weather is reasonable you could easily spend a few hours walking about... More
Fiaz A
14 October 2017|
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Response from Davethetraveller47 | Reviewed this property |
You can visit any time but just be prepared for the weather.
Razina U
9 August 2017|
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