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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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  • The southern tip of Loch Ness, was spectacular the location full of snow. Who passing through the Loch Ness has to make a stop by Fort Augustus
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  • a cozy place, but unfortunately at the time, had many places closed, yet, take a stroll through the town is a pleasure.
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  • I stayed with my daughter and her partner and 6 of my grandchildren at a Finnish style wooden house called Wildwood. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay their over the Christmas period. The location is sur...  more »
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  • Amazing hosts and what an amazing location. Breakfast superb, room clean, warm and super comfortable. My bicycle was also catered for which was a brilliant touch. Thank you Phil and Clare.
  • Thanks to Phil and Clare for a wonderfull stay at The Holt. You gave a very warm and personal welcom. Having breakfast in so nice surroundings was pure meditation... :-) So nice! We can only recommend this beautifull site.
  • Had the best experience of staying in a B&B ever. Thanks to Phil and Clare who made us feel very welcome. The conservatory where we sat and had breakfast overlooks the river where you could watch all sorts of wildlife. The breakfast was plentiful and sorted us for the rest of the day. The room with ensuite was beautifully decorated and comforatable with all mod cons. Lots of information at hand regarding the local area and is ideally situated at the side of the locks. Would recommend this B&B as a first choice to anyone wanting to stay in Fort Augustus Scotland.
  • Great B & B within walking distance of Loch Ness. Phil and Claire attended us wonderful and the rooms are very clean and comfortable. Is super easy to get and there are also several pubs for lunch and/or dinner about what you do not need to take the car.
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