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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  • We were thinking of not going here for our 2 week roadtrip around Great Britain. But Actually this is the part of the Journey I came to appreciate the most. Just the travel from Edinburgh was spectacu...  more »
  • We did not see Nessi unfortunately, but still it is a beuatiful place. But maybe not the most beautiful Loch of all the ones Scotland has to offer, because there's of course a lot of people there. ut ...  more »
  • Probably not the most beautiful Loch of Scotland but well of course essential. Do preferably during the beginning of stay to not be disappointed in comparison to other landscapes. We did around the Lake from Inverness, the road offers very nice views.
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