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Tour of the south side of Loch Ness

April 17th, 2017.

Monster spotting, woodland walks, panoramic views … a tour of the south side of Loch Ness has something for everyone. You can walk in the footsteps of Rabbie Burns and sense the poetry of the location or soak up the scenery. Here is our recommended route and some of sights you will encounter when touring […]

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Battle of Culloden
Remembering the Battle of Culloden and those brave Jacobites

April 14th, 2017.

The day was dark and foreboding and the heather-clad moor was wet and boggy. It was 16th April 1746 and a battle was about to commence that would change the face of Scotland. The Battle of Culloden sends thoughtful reflection through the minds of true Scotsmen the world over. That last battle fought on British […]

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The World’s Greatest Mystery: Hunting the Loch Ness Monster

April 9th, 2017.

The fascination of Loch Ness extends across the globe. Here is a recent video report from America’s NBC news channel. Producer Rupert Barker meets people – including our own Willie Cameron – who have spent their lives exploring the depths of Loch Ness, and others who claim to have seen the creature that lives here.

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Tour the north side of Loch Ness

April 2nd, 2017.

Whether walking, cycling or driving, a tour of the north side of Loch Ness is not to be missed. Follow our itinerary and marvel at some of the sights and sounds of this wonderful area of Scotland. Your tour will start at Inverness Castle and take in such memorable spots as the Caledonian Canal, Dochfour […]

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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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