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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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  • Lovely picture postcard village. Had a few cafes/restaurants, a fish and chip shop near the pay and display car park, with public toilets. We had a lovely meal in The Moorings, and a nice evening stro...  more »
  • Where the canal system meets Loch Ness - such an interesting place. We watched the locks being operated, hiked the little trail and then went down to Loch Ness and saw the lighthouse. A wonderful hour...  more »
  • It doesn't worth even to stop and use public toilet. The settlement basically is just 1 road with a traffic light and a canal. Absolutely the most useless place in Scotland where I've been. I don't su...  more »
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