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Fort Augustus

Fort Augustus, Scotland
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Full-Day Trip to Loch Ness and the Scottish Highlands
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Canoeing on Loch Ness Taster Trip from Fort Augustus
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Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Highlands Small-Group Day Trip from Edinburgh
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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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191 - 200 of 671 reviews

Reviewed 14 June 2016

Very beautyful and nice village. Only the shopsigns show the 21st century. Canal locks are a must see.

Thank JochenA937
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Came up here with family from U.S.A, we all thoroughly enjoyed it. There is much to see and do. Everyone is very friendly. Great place to visit.

Thank franb23
Reviewed 12 June 2016

It's a lovely place, very tranquil with Loch Ness, mountains and a nice canal and lock system. There's a few hotels, not much in the way of restaurants, but there is a small pub near the locks with an ungodly number of bottled whiskys behind...More

1  Thank William B
Reviewed 10 June 2016

This really is a bustling little town in the highlands and a great place to chill. Stroll along the Caledonian canal. Walk to the pepper pot lighthouse. Have a cuppa overlooking Loch Ness. Sit outside a pub watching the boats in the locks. A great...More

Thank Sandaw54
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed our visit to this destination. Parking cost 60p for four hours. Great value! Our only gripe surrounds the 20p charge to use the public toilets. As a tourist destination there must be enough income generated by visitors to the area to cover the costs...More

Thank cycling_gnome
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Staying here for 5 days with friends. Lovely place to stay,easy access to walks on your doorstep. Plenty of mice places to eat/drink.

Thank Dawn L
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Stayed at the Abbey for a week. Had a rental car and toured the area. Ft. Augustus is on the Loch Ness (yes, as in Loch Ness Monster). Very friendly tourist bureau, well-stocked grocery store, Cute shops, town park beautifully manicured. Hiking trails from the...More

1  Thank tripandtip
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Such a sweet little town. Right on the Loch Ness. Great views. Some nice pubs and close to lots of local attractions; fort William, culloden and of course the loch.

Thank Grace S
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

I spent several,days in this area and one full day exploring this village on foot. It is delightful and worthy of exploration. The lock system for the Caledonian Canal, Loch Ness and the pretty village are all a delight to behold. I was blessed with...More

1  Thank ClareBearH
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Really enjoyed our visit here. Was lovely watching the boats going up and down the lochs. Wonderful wee shop that woman does glass blowing in, lots of beautiful things for sale.

Thank shona M
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2 February 2015|
Response from boxspacelady |
Sorry, I meant Lovat, Inch, and Holt BB, not Rainbow View.