Sightseeing near Loch Ness

Invergarry, Fort Augustus, Invermoriston, South Loch Ness

These Things to do listings are provided by the local community operated business initiative.

Enjoy Loch Ness, from the gateway of Fort Augustus to the heart of the Scottish Highlands

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St Columba’s Well
Invermoriston

St Columba’s Well

This ancient well was blessed by St Columba on his

travels to visit King Brude near Inverness in AD 565.

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The Battle of The Shirts
Invergarry

The Battle of The Shirts

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.

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Hector & Friends
Invermoriston

Hector & Friends

Local Highland Cattle who live in the field which is

at the back of the main car park.

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Falls Of Invermoriston
Invermoriston

Falls Of Invermoriston

The view of the falls from the old Summer House,

On the footpath from the new bridge, is fantastic.

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Loch Ness View Point
Fort Augustus

Loch Ness View Point

Beautiful views from the point. Photo opportunity
and Nessie spotting !!!

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The Old Oich Bridge
Fort Augustus

The Old Oich Bridge

A listed monument. The Fort Augustus Preservation Society
are currently raising funds to fully restore the bridge in
the very near future.

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Bridge of Oich
Invergarry

Bridge of Oich

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.

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Caledonian Canal
Fort Augustus

Caledonian Canal

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.

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Invergarry Castle
Invergarry

Invergarry Castle

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.

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Falls of Foyers
South Loch Ness

Falls of Foyers

Car parking, general store and the Waterfall Cafe are all located at the top of the falls

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Dores Beach
South Loch Ness

Dores Beach

Dores beach is the most northern point of Loch Ness
Stunning sunsets & Dores Inn next door for refreshments & meals

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