Loch Ness, Loch Ness

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The second deepest lake in Scotland, Loch Ness is best known for alleged sightings of the mysterious Loch Ness Monster, affectionately called Nessie. This large freshwater lake extends for about 37 km (23 mi) southwest of Inverness, forming an important part of a series of interconnected and very murky bodies of water. The natural murkiness, created by the high peat content in the surrounding soil, contributes to the legend of Nessie and attracts thousands of visitors each year. Several operators offer boat tours around the lake, providing curious tourists with a chance to search for the famous monster. Don’t miss a visit to the nearby Loch Ness Center and Exhibition, examining the natural history and the myth of the lake’s elusive resident. Arrange to visit Loch Ness and other attractions in Drumnadrochit using our Drumnadrochit online itinerary planner .
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  • Loch Ness is the image of the other lochs of Scotland: surrounded by stunning scenery. However, it is disappointing to note that no parking will be provided on the road to admire the beauty past his legend making finally a place without great interest. A small disappointment.
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  • Drove round and round and couldn't really find a decent place to get out and walk. Ended up near a place called Nessie land and a few shops round there but really wasn't great.  more »
  • The only thing that has the Lake is his reputation and marketing. For nothing is the most beautiful Lake. If I understand that people want to visit it by legend but now I tell them that there are more beautiful lakes
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