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A MONSTER welcome greets visitors at Inverness Airport

March 14th, 2017.

Passengers arriving into Inverness Airport on Friday were treated to a monster welcome to the Highlands. We brought the shores of Loch Ness to the airport, transforming the baggage carousel into the Caledonian Canal as we flooded it with hundreds of Loch Ness Monster soft toys while visitors waited for their luggage.   Our very […]

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Water beast or blarney? Celebrating St Patrick’s Day

March 13th, 2017.

Top of the morning to all our friends from Ireland. This week, we will be pleased to celebrate St Patrick’s Day with you, here at Loch Ness. Paddy’s Day is 17th March, the supposed date of his passing around 490 AD. But you might well be wondering what St Patrick’s Day has to do with […]

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Discover a haven of wildlife from Loch Ness

March 3rd, 2017.

Scotland is a haven for all kinds of creatures as well as featuring a great range of easily-accessible landscapes. Basing yourself here at Loch Ness, you can be reach most places and return in the same day. For example, you could visit the Black Isle, home to a colony of bottle-nosed dolphins and the reintroduced […]

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Jacobite success story steeped in history

February 26th, 2017.

Business is booming here on Loch Ness and we’re delighted to have carried a record 224,000 passengers in 2016. It’s a far cry from our beginnings in 1975.  In that first year of operation, Loch Ness by Jacobite carried 15,000 passengers, which was at the time regarded as something of a breakthrough in opening up […]

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Loch Ness VIP Tour competition

February 17th, 2017.

The mighty Urquhart Castle stands on the edge of Loch Ness, and there is no better way to approach it than by boat. We have teamed up with Urquhart Castle, to offer one lucky winner a chance to enjoy an unforgettable day out in our Loch Ness VIP Tour competition. > You can enter the competition here >> […]

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Happy Chinese New Year

January 30th, 2017.

It’s the start the Chinese New Year – which runs until 15th February – and we’re pleased to be celebrating with our many Chinese friends and visitors here at Loch Ness. This is the Year of the Rooster which comes around every 12 years. Years of the Rooster include 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, […]

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Celebrating Robert Burns and his visit to Loch Ness

January 17th, 2017.

We Scots like to celebrate and, now the Hogmanay and New Year festivities are over, we are at it again. This time we’re organising a catalogue of events in the memory of our national bard Robert Burns – better known as Rabbie. When did you ever hear of Shakespeare called Oor Wullie? The fondness and […]

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History, Heritage, Archaeology – and the Caledonian Canal

January 16th, 2017.

The Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology is upon us and we are celebrating the richness of Scotland’s intriguing history, impressive cultural heritage and fascinating archaeology. One of the historic attractions is said to have been predicted by the Brahan Seer, known in Scottish Gaelic as Coinneach Odhar, who lived in the 17th century. The […]

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An Ode to Freda Newton MBE

January 8th, 2017.

Listen to the Ode to Freda Newton MBE, written and narrated by Willie Cameron The lady at the helm of Loch Ness by Jacobite Runs a very efficient business and keeps us all just right To appreciate the value in exceeding customer care When they cruise with us on our fleet that is beyond compare. […]

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News: Loch Ness by Jacobite MD, Freda Newton, is made an MBE

December 31st, 2016.

We’re proud to share the news that Freda Newton, Managing Director here at Loch Ness by Jacobite, has been made an MBE in the New Year’s Honours list for services to Economic and Community Development in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. Fantastic news and well deserved.

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