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Urquhart Castle: Admission Ticket
"Visitors arrive at the Castle visitor center to collect their tickets.Have a browse in the visitor center which tells the story of the castle's turbulent past revealing weapons and everyday objects from the bustling medieval fortress. See a short film charting the history of Urquhart from St. Columba's visit in the 6th Century to the Castle's abandonment in 1692. Enjoy a magnificent panorama over the Great glen. Explore the Grant Tower the most complete building of the castle and formerly the fashionable residence of the 16th Century laird. A children's quiz is available. In fine weather enjoy relaxing drinks on the terrace overlooking the loch or find a spot for a picnic."""
From GBP9.00
 
Private Loch Ness Day Trip from Edinburgh
"You will be picked up at 8.00am from your Edinburgh accommodation.  Our first stop will be at Kilmahog for refreshments and to see the ""Hairy Coos"" Highland Cattle. You may also have the chance to feed them.  You will then travel through some lovely Hi for a tour and perhaps a shop.  Your return journey will take you through Inverness and back down to Edinburgh crossing the River Forth before being dropped back at your Edinburgh accommodation at approximately 8.00pm.""""Spend a day in the Scottish Highlands.  Along the way you will see some beautiful Highland Scenery Lochs and Mountains.  Passing through Glencoe you will have time to stop for photos before traveling on through Fort William and lunching at Fort Augustus.  After lunch we will travel along Loch Ness and visit Urquhart Castle before we start our return journey to Edinburgh."title=Highlights&1=Private+Highlands+and+Loch+Ness+day+trip+from+Edinburgh%2C+by+air-conditioned+minivan&2=Soak+in+views+of+the+glorious+mountains+and+glens+of+the+Highlands+and+Loch+Ness&3=See+Highland+cows+in+the+Trossachs+National+Park+and+stop+for+pho
From GBP650.00
 
Historic Scotland Explorer Pass
"Choose from two different passes to suit your schedule and enjoy the flexibility to visit the Scottish heritage attractions that you want at a time that suits you best. Select the 3-day pass to be used on any three days in a period of five consecutive days from first use or the 7-day pass to be used on any 7 days in a period of 14 consecutive days from first use. When you redeem your voucher for your Historic Scotland Explorer Pass you’ll also receive a pack showing the locations of the sites with a souvenir ‘passport’ book; simply ask each site to stamp the book on admission for a memento of your time in Scotland.Both passes include entry to a staggering 78 attractions all from the Orkney Islands in the north to Dumfries and Galloway in the south. Learn about ancient Scottish clans at sites like Skara Brae Prehistoric Village and discover majestic fortifications and towering turrets at some of Scotland’s finest castles. Scotland’s two top dogs – Edinburgh Castle and Stirling Castle – are both included in the pass
From GBP30.00

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A disapppointing Cruise!

On the Loch Ness, Glencoe & Highlands Tour I did in May 2010, there was the optional excursion to visit Urquhart Castle and take in a lake cruise. I had high expectations especially what Loch Ness...
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Urquhart Castle

Urquhart is on Loch Ness shoreline near Drumnadrochit in the Scottish Highlands. I visited the castle whilst doing a day tour of the Scottish Highlands from Edinburgh. The castle has great views of...
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Nice stop at Urquhart Castle

As my title indicates, this was a very nice place to stop along Loch Ness and stretch our legs and take a couple photos. I posted my photos and a narrative on my travel blog...
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Hypnotic Loch Ness

In November Loch Ness was still clinging fleetingly on to Autumn colours. The views really are hypnotic - my eyes were constantly drawn to this mystical and magical body of water. It didn't matter...
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Tours around Scotland

I highly recommend the day trip to Loch Ness with 'Haggis Adventures'. They are probably more suited to the younger crowd, but the guides were so friendly and knowledgeable. They grew up in the area,...
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LOOK FOR THE LOCH NESS MONSTER !

THIS IS A REAL PICTURE OF THE MONSTER !!!!!Just go down to the Loch on a full moon (only). Take along some whiskey. Drink the whiskey. All of it. Not polite to waste any and you need to support the...
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Boating on the Loch

Take a boat tour on Loch Ness. For around £8 you can go on an hour long cruise of Loch Ness with sonar readings of the water for all you Nessie watchers and commentary along the way over the PA...
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Tracking the Lochness monster!

Just like the Himalayas have tales of the Yeti, Scotlands contribution monster tales is the one of Nessie, the Lochness monster.Inspite of various reports of `sightings' including some photographs,...
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Lock Ness Experience

Do explore Loch Ness with Scotline Tour.We booked from Edinburgh and they are the best for creating wonderful Tours in Scotland. You can find them in 87, High Street (Royal Mile). They have about 10...
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Take a Cruise

Several companies offer cruises on Loch Ness. You can keep your eyes open for the monster and also admire the magnificent scenery. Some of them stop at the landing stage for Urquhart Castle, where you...
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Urquhart Castle

Urquhart Castle is one one of Scotland's most visited castles. It is also one of the most exploited. We had free admission via Historic Scotland card, but otherwise I would not have bothered, instead...
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The Monster

The world famous Loch Ness monster, known affectionately as 'Nessie' by most people and by the scientific believers as Nessiteras rhombopteryx goes back a long, long way, the first recorded sighting...
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Loch Ness Cruise

If you visit the Scottish Tourist Information Centre in Inverness they will be able to sign you up for an excellent tour of Loch Ness. They pick up up at the tourist centre in Inverness and take you...
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Urquhart Castle

Urquhart Castle is not the usual castle, as you may think. Mostly it's in ruins. Located at the beautiful place, 2 miles from Drumnadrochit on a rocky peninsula on the banks of Loch Ness. You will get...
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Top Hotels in Loch Ness

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21 Ardconnel Street, Inverness, IV2 3EU , United Kingdom
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Stratherrick, , Loch Ness, Scotland DG11 2DR
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Bunnoch Brae, Fort Augustus, Loch Ness, Scotland D
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, Invermoriston, IV637YA, United Kingdom
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Foyers, , Loch Ness, Scotland DG11 2DR
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Drumnadrochit, , Loch Ness, Scotland DG11 2DR
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