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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
 
"Diana Gabledon's ""Outlander"" Experience - Private Full Day Tour"
"Truth they say is stranger than fiction. This bespoke tour for fans of Diana Gabaldon’s widely acclaimed and hugely successful series of books will bring alive for devotees of the story the actuality of life in the troubled times portrayed in the series. Our tour will be a tapestry weaving between the romance of Diana’s fact based fiction and the real Highland Story. We will begin our adventure from Inverness and travel to The Rings of Standing Stones and the Chambered Burial Cairns at Clava known in the Outlander series as Creag na Dun. The stones have been standing in their position for over 3000 years. Like Claire
From GBP400.00

More Warnings and Dangers in Loch Ness

Don't try and swim in it

Swimming in the loch is a no-no. Not because the average hungry plesiosaur enjoys human flesh, but because the sides of the loch are steep, so even quite close to the shore the water is very cold and...
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Jul 11, 2003
 
 
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Things to Do Near Loch Ness

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Urquhart Castle

Urquhart Castle is a very frequently photographed castle on the north shore of Loch Ness near Inverness. I visited the castle as part of boat/coach tour from Inverness. The castle is actually more...
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St. Andrew's Cathedral

The Cathedral doesn't really stand out between the other churches in Inverness, such as the Old High Kirk or the Free North Church. One of the reasons might be that the original design included two...
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Inverness Museum & Art Gallery

I found the Inverness Museum & Art Gallery to be a mildly interesting museum that provided me a good outline of the history of the Highlands and Inverness region. The collection consists of a lot...
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Culloden Battlefield

On 16th April 1746, five miles to the east of Inverness, the last pitched battle on British soil resulted in the defeat of Bonnie Prince Charlie and his attempt to reclaim the thrones of Britain and...
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Highland Folk Museum

This is well worth a visit as it only costs you as much time as you need to wander around the many locations in a 1 mile long open air museum that is free although donations are needed to keep this...
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Highland Wildlife Park

This is a hidden gem as I have yet to see a review for this place on VT which if true is surprising , this is a wildlife park in the middle of the Scottish Highlands set in some wonderfull scenery but...
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Top 5 Loch Ness Writers

ginte

"Loch Ness"
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daarth

"Sailing Loch Ness"
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stevezero

"They Came, They Saw.... Nothing"
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Charlie_UK

"Scottish Monster ate my wallet"
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scottishvisitor

"A Special Visit to Loch Ness"
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