Things to do

Not only do our self-catering apartments and cottages have their own wonderful amenities, but there’s a huge range of exciting attractions right on our doorstep. Here are some of our favourite things to do here in Fort Augustus, Loch Ness and the Highlands…

Things to do in Fort Augustus

During your stay with us in Fort Augustus, there is so much for you to see and do. Here by the shores of Loch Ness, you can enjoy stunning viewpoints, walking and cycling, golf and a wide range of activities and attractions.

Walking, cycling and boating

The village of Fort Augustus sits on the southern tip of Loch Ness, along the Caledonian Canal. There are lots of beautiful walking and cycling routes nearby, including the Great Glen Way, an epic long-distance route. Fort Augustus is one of the main stopping points on the route, and you can head towards Fort William in one direction, or Inverness in the other. You could also travel by boat along the Great Glen Canoe Trail.

Amazing activities and attractions

There are plenty of visitor attractions and activity companies in the area. Hunt for Nessie with Cruise Loch Ness. Step back in time to the 17th century at the Clansman Centre. Learn about the history of the waterway at the Caledonian Canal Centre. Take part in clay pigeon shooting, canoeing and archery with Monster Activities. See master craftspeople at work at the Iceberg Glass Studio. There really is something for everyone!

Admire the spectacular scenery

At every turn, there is something wonderful to see in Fort Augustus. Enjoy a stroll through the village and watch the boats going through the locks on the canal. Gaze across the deep waters of Loch Ness. Drive over General Wade’s military roads. Take in the breathtaking panoramic vistas from Suidhe Viewpoint. Then venture further through the Scottish Highlands and enjoy the magnificence of this famously beautiful part of the world.

So, whether you want an action-packed holiday, or want to soak up the peace and quiet, this is the place for you. Give us a call today to book one of our luxury apartments by Loch Ness.

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