Sightseeing near Loch Ness
Invergarry, Fort Augustus, Invermoriston, South Loch Ness
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Enjoy Loch Ness, from the gateway of Fort Augustus to the heart of the Scottish Highlands
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This ancient well was blessed by St Columba on his
travels to visit King Brude near Inverness in AD 565.
Fought at the head of Loch Lochy on July 15th 1544. This conflict
was so named since the day being so hot the opposing clans
discarded their plaids, fighting only in their shirts.
Local Highland Cattle who live in the field which is
at the back of the main car park.
The view of the falls from the old Summer House,
On the footpath from the new bridge, is fantastic.
Beautiful views from the point. Photo opportunity
and Nessie spotting !!!
A listed monument. The Fort Augustus Preservation Society
are currently raising funds to fully restore the bridge in
the very near future.
Designed in 1854 by James Dredge this cantilever bridge over
the River Oich was used up to 1932. Today traffic goes over
the Caledonian Canal at the nearby Aberchalder swing bridge.
Telfords famous canal completed in 1822. Joins various lochs
together from Fort William to Inverness. Watch the boats go up
and down the flight of locks from Loch Ness onto the Canal.
Now in ruins was the seat of the chiefs of the MacDonnell’s of
Glengarry. It was burned down in 1654 rebuilt c1660-1665 partially
destroyed again after 1745 by troops under “Butcher” Cumberland.
Car parking, general store and the Waterfall Cafe are all located at the top of the fallsRead More