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Tour boat approaching Fort Augustus

This evening, I am posting information on Fort Augustus, a busy tourist village on the southern tip of Loch Ness in the Scottish Highlands.

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Saltire (Scottish flag) pattern on Loch Ness at Castle Urquhart.

Saltire (Scottish flag) pattern on Loch Ness at Castle Urquhart.

Today, I am focusing on Loch Ness, one of Scotland’s top visitor sites.

Loch Ness:

  • Comprises the greatest volume of freshwater in Britain and ranks second only to Loch Lomond in surface area. The loch is 22.6 miles (37 km) long and about 1 mile (1.6Km) wide. Greatest depth is 750 ft (230m).

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Jacobite Tour Boat, Loch Ness, Scotland

Thus morning, we departed our lodgings in Inverness and embarked on a trip as follows:

  • First, a short tour of the city including a drive along the banks of the River Ness.

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