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This imposing old fort, which was incorporated into the Benedictine Abbey in 1876, is bisected by the Caledonian Canal, where to the north the canal enters the famous Loch Ness and into the village itself through a series of locks.
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We had a very unexpected puncture on the day we were coming home 2 glasgow from a lovely weened af Fort Augustus...... and the tyre was knackered.... Rab was awesome-told is 2 go a walk and come bck in an hour-a tyre was on its...More
Perhaps the best thing about this almost obligatory tourist stop is that it does not have a souvenir shop or a massive structure. You will have the lake right in front of you, a beautiful and imaginative nature, the famous underwater mascot! Besides that you...More
I don't understand the negative reviews about there being nothing to do. You are in the Scottish Highlands, that's the point. Sit back, relax and take in the sights.
Fort Augustus is a beautiful little town full of history and with plenty to offer. A...More
We often stay in Fort Augustus at least one night on our road trips thru the Highlands. It's a lively little community that packs a punch! The lodging has never disappointed whether u are looking for a hotel or b&b, charming and old or shiny...More
My experience of Fort Augustus was only about a half hour long as it was a tour stop, so perhaps there is more that I am missing. We stopped so we could walk over the bridge and down the path to see Loch Ness. This...More
We came round the corner and were like "whoooaaa whats happening here" as we watched a huge ship that appeared to be in the middle of the road drift by. So we got out and had a mosey, then spent a nice few hours for...More
Fort Augustus is a lovely place, but after arriving there on Saturday I was shocked to find so many shops closed, had planned to visit the local butcher and small gift shop near where I wanted to buy a sword mount I had seen on...More