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Mar 06, 2019
Being such a popular tourist destination, the area of Loch Ness is blessed with some of the most luxurious self catering accommodation in the Highlands of Scotland. Whether you are looking for a romantic cosy lodge to warm by the fire after a day exploring, or a luxury family cottage with room for everyone’s wellies, Loch Ness is a great destination for your self catering Scottish adventure.
The world-famous Loch Ness is situated in the Scottish Highlands and runs from Inverness down to Fort Augustus. Nestled amongst dramatic scenery, the area is perfect for walking and cycling with the best example being the ‘The South Loch Ness Trail’ which gently intersects quiet roads, forest tracks and purpose-built trail. There are plenty of places to stop off and relax along the way, admire the awesome views and take in the history of this magical part of Scotland.
The loch is of course, most famous for its mythical monster (Nessie) which has hit global headlines for years with sightings and photographs grabbed when she appears and poses for the cameras! The best place to try and grab a glimpse of Nessie is onboard one of the many boats that cruise from the loch – just don’t forget your camera.
If the weather isn’t so good, you can brush up on your knowledge at The Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition where you can learn of the Lochs rich and very long history.
As well as the Loch itself, there are plenty more visitor attractions to see in the area.
The thousand-year-old Urquhart Castle is possibly the most well-know attraction on dry land here, where with the addition of it’s fantastic visitor centre, it is possible to delve back in time and discover the castles medieval secrets. Climb the Grant Tower for exceptional views of the Loch and surrounding scenery.
Great Transport Links
Transport links in the region are excellent. The A9 links Inverness to Edinburgh, Glasgow and Perth and trains are also very accessible.
Inverness Airport is located nearby, and all areas of Loch Ness can be reached by local bus services.
Please take a look at our collection of luxury cottages and lodges near Loch Ness here.
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