Loch Ness Lodge Retreat is located a stone’s throw from the picturesque Fort Augustus, offering a perfect base for explorations into the beautiful local landscape.
Sitting on the most southern point of Loch Ness, where the Loch meets the impressive stepped locks of the Caledonian Canal, Fort Augustus is a typical Highland village with a thriving tourist community. A haven for walkers, cyclists and photographers with a keen eye for beautiful scenery Fort Augustus offers a surprising range of outdoor activities, not least of all, along the Great Glen Way. Home to quaint coffee shops and well patronised bars and restaurants, Fort Augustus is a popular starting point for touring the wider Highlands.
Scotland's most famous loch, Loch Ness is a 23 mile-long stretch of fresh water, beginning in the south at Fort Augustus and reaching into the Highlands from its northern tip at Inverness. Activity on the loch is extensive with sailing, canoeing, fishing and swimming all very popular within its deep waters.
Hillwalking on the surrounding hills and mountains presents fabulous photo opportunities as do vantage points, to the mythical depths, from its banks, such as those from the popular tourist hotspot and medieval ruins of Urquhart Castle.
Explore The Highlands
Fort Augustus sits midway between Inverness and Fort William, offering a unique and fabulous location, from where to explore the wider Highland region. With Loch Ness at its centre, travelling by water, road, cycle path or country walkway, the Highland landscape unfolds in every direction, revealing historical, informative and beautiful visitor attractions and places of interest.
The Scotland of your imagination lives in The Highlands, where a rich pattern of history, culture and a truly warm welcome awaits.