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Fort Augustus, Fort Augustus

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With a permanent population of only around 400 people, Fort Augustus is a busy tourist destination offering a wide range of activities to visitors from around the globe. Board a cruise on Loch Ness to spend a few hours searching for the elusive Nessie, or simply enjoy the surrounding scenery with a cold drink in hand. The area boasts numerous cycling and walking paths, with lots of lookouts offering sweeping views of the famous loch. You can also take a short trip to the nearby Urquhart Castle, a historic ruin jutting out into the lake. Be sure to visit the Caledonian Canal Heritage Center, with numerous exhibits and costumed guides demonstrating 17th-century clan weaponry. Before you head to Fort Augustus, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Fort Augustus vacation planner, to make sure you see all that Fort Augustus has to offer, including Fort Augustus.
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  • What a lovely stop for lunch. Our family (children's ages: 10, 11, 13) spent a few hours wandering around the area. First, the swing bridge over the Caledonian Canal. As an engineer, I’m pretty fascin...  more »
  • A good stopping point in the Great Glen. Easy to while away the time by the canal and just watch life go by.  more »
  • Absolutely gorgeous wee town. Picture postcard. Great restaurants and lovely houses to look at. Definitely worth a visit.  more »
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  • Not the course it was a couple of years ago. Overpriced for what it is. More of a narrow pitch and putt than a proper golf course with 8 par 3's in 18 holes. Clubhouse would appear never to be open. The whole setup has a feel that it's best times may well be behind it.