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Reviewed 2 days ago

We took a four hour boat trip along the Canal and onto the Loch down to Urquhart Castle. There are numerous options, trips where you can get off at the Castle or just stay on for the duration. Unfortunately we did not see the Monster,...More

Thank Adrienne N
Reviewed 3 days ago

I hope I have the right tour, company. We took the afternoon cruise down the canal and across much of Loch Ness, picking it up at the loch a short walk away from the botanical gardens. We sat outside all the way to Urquhart Castle,...More

Thank Nick M
Reviewed 4 days ago

We traveled down the Great Glen on the Fingal Barge which is the one you see in the photo. It is a must trip if you love scenery, history, hiking, biking and canoeing. Not to mention that the crew went out of their way to...More

Thank quist
Reviewed 1 week ago

This channel was the engineering masterpiece for it's time - the years of industry revolution. It allowed to connect all Scotland country by short direct water way. And it is very beautiful pass, all the way trough several lakes and rivers, with stunning views on...More

Thank Pudik
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An amazing work of engineering designed to shorter the journey for ships between the west and east coasts of Scotland so they cluld avoid the long hazardous journey round the north, the canal also provided employment at a timecwhen the country was still reeling from...More

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopping in Inverness we decided to explore the local area, only yards from the site we discovered this hidden gem, a walk and later run to Dochgarroch and back Is just what was required. Regular boot trips to Lochness, informative and helpful staff made the...More

Thank Pcbasil
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The 97km long Caledonian Canal is an amazing, beautiful, engineering wonder. It connects the east & west coasts of Scotland, along the Geat Glen. We managed to see both ends, at Fort William with the Neptunes Staircase, and at Docharroch, where the lock meets Loch...More

Thank pakabay
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fabulous week on a motor cruiser hired from West Highland Sailing. We were given a good briefing from a very calm and patient guy at the boatyard and taken out for a short demonstration to ensure we knew how to handle the...More

Thank julie_fearn
Reviewed 2 September 2018

European Waterways offers a 6 day barge trip through the Caledonian Canal. If your pocket book can take it, the hotel barge experience is worth every dollar. From the people serving us, to the gourmet cooking, to the choice of beverage - extraordinary! Lots of...More

Thank nanagrampa4
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

It’s all about the people I don’t think I have ever tried out so many different activities in one week! Walking,cycling,canoeing and sailing were on offer most days so we needed the hearty lunches and dinners on offer.Good sized cabins and better ensuites then I...More

Thank Nicholas G
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Ray C
12 July 2018|
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Response from ancell98 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry about late reply in heart of Highlands dodgy internet. Parking is free at least for our 4 day cruise. Pay for an early start ie mid day if you want to get up to Loch Ness on 1st day. Do not enter Loch Ness if you are... More
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charlottewendy
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This is a canal, not a hotel but if you're asking where would be best to stay, if suggest either Fort William or Inverness. There are many different types of accommodation available all along the length of the canal... More
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