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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 4 days ago

lovely place, a bus took us there and we also could do a picnic, it was amazing, the monster could be a seal a there is some in the river Ness sometimes

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must go trip if u r visiting Scotland. the scenery is incredible. We were lucky to have a sunny day with no rain in November. It was cold 7-10c but refreshing and beautiful weather. A long trip, we booked in a tour 16 passengers...More

Thank karim m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Party of 4 sisters driving around the Loch that took in little villages and pit stops for coffee etc. and then arrived at Dores to finish before going back to Inverness. Thought we could get a chat with Mr Loch Ness (Steve Feltham from Dorset)...More

Thank RuthyGlasgow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is impossible to avoid Loch Ness lake because of center-line location by South-North Scotland main axis. It is most famous but not at all most romantic lake. Crowds of tourists all the way. There are a lot of more scenic views at Scotland, here...More

Thank Pudik
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although I didn't see the monster personally I can honestly say it doesn't matter. The atmosphere and legend of the Loch is enough to draw you in. Such a beautiful places.

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loch Ness. What a beautiful place. And I almost forgot to review this one. My wife met our group early in the morning for an all day tour to Loch Ness. With several stops along the way, we were able to view many of the...More

Thank Compass815871
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loch Ness has a mysterious and historic feel to it, the history that revolves around the monster, gives it miles of dark water intrigue, and if you watch closely you think you see it three humps appear when the water changes direction. The Loch is...More

Thank EAN44
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the long drive around - absolutely breathtaking views. Can’t wait to return one day soon!

Thank amberlauren1991
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The legendary lake located in Scotland highlands, fresh air and beautiful view, even though we could not see "Nessie", we still enjoy the cruise ride by its fascinating natural scene like waterfall and other sea animals.

Thank MeiMeiChi_Deli
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came as part of an all day tour of the Scottish highlands from Edinburgh. Loch Ness is beautiful and a must do if in Scotland highlands. Shame we didn’t see Nessie...🤷🏽‍♀️

Thank Melinda A
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Lisa M
August 2, 2018|
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Response from GReyMaiden | Reviewed this property |
Yes, plenty of places to stop and eat. If you drive up the loch on either side there are plenty of places to stop
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Andrew A
July 22, 2018|
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Response from GReyMaiden | Reviewed this property |
Suggest you check out Jacobite Has prices for 0 to 4 and 5 to 16 Hope this helps.
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Brooke D
January 5, 2018|
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Response from CatherineI317 | Reviewed this property |
Get a taxi to the Clansmann hotel and you can do a boat trip around Loch Ness and go to Urquat Castle from there.Look up Jacobite Cruises.
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