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This imposing old fort, which was incorporated into the Benedictine Abbey in 1876, is bisected by the Caledonian Canal, where to the north the canal enters the famous Loch Ness and into the village itself through a series of locks.
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This is a wee gem of a place it is really beautiful. It’s located at the very bottom of Loch Ness. Lots of shops to have a nosy around in and some good choices to eat/drink in.
Very popular with tourists and lots of boats...More
We visited Fort Augustus as part of an excursion included in the holiday and we were surprised at how nice it was and the history which is all around. Fort Augustus is the final stage of the Caledonian canal and has an impressive lock system...More
A lovely little place where you can watch the boats go through the locks & then the road opens out so the boats can go through. It’s a pretty village, but does get very busy, especially when weather isn’t great, which is quite often. There...More
We enjoyed watching the boats cross the Loch and there were several shops if you like to browse lie i do :) weather, like all of Scotland, was unpredictable but there are plenty of shops to duck into and we found car park easily. It...More
Fort Augustus has a lot to offer walkers and, to a lesser degree, cyclists. There are at least a dozen good restaurants in the area offering prices that vary from high to low. In fact, the town has more restaurants than towns this size usually...More
Fort Augustus is a pretty town at the South West end of Loch Ness.
There are views of the Loch and a loverly view of the Lock on the Caledonian Canal, from the bridge on the main road.
There is a large car & bus...More