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“Not so great as we expected”
Review of Loch Ness

Loch Ness
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Full-Day Trip to Loch Ness and the Scottish Highlands
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Canoeing on Loch Ness Taster Trip from Fort Augustus
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Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Highlands Small-Group Day Trip from Edinburgh
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Owner description: Many people believe that this brooding lake in Northern Scotland, 21 square miles in size at an average depth of 800 feet, could certainly hide a large dinosaur-like "monster," the lake's long-time and elusive resident.
Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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“Not so great as we expected”
Reviewed 29 August 2014

After We visited the surroundings (Loch Lomond, Argyll Forrest Park, Kilchurn Castle, Eilean Donan Castle), lakes and places with beautiful surroundings and scenery, We barely waited the moment to arrive here and take a look at the famous lake of Nessie. We even wanted to go on a boat trip around the lake. But arriving there was a sort of disappointment for us, because after seeing the other marvelous places, here was nothing so spectacular, as we expected. The big lake is big, the story behind is great (You may visit even a museum dedicated to the famous monster), the castle it's also nice, but nothing out of common. Especially not in Scotland. Then We realized, that the locals had to come out with a story to attract people here. In our opinion without the story this place would be not so attractive as it is.

Visited April 2014
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Branson West, Missouri
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“Loch Ness”
Reviewed 27 August 2014

Beautiful scenery, fun to see the Loch were as a child growing up people were always talking about the Loch Ness Monster! We didn't see Nessie and it's been years since it was spotted.

Visited July 2014
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“Amazing”
Reviewed 24 August 2014

it was an amazing full day journey around the lake, the view is amazing, there are many places to stop by, enjoy hiking, small waterfalls, and hike. also many cafes and rest point close by through the road. road maps are easy to follow and clear. we had a lot of nice shots there :)

Visited April 2014
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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“Breathtaking”
Reviewed 21 August 2014

Such a fabulous area to visit. The vistas are spectacular and the Loch is simething to behold. You can't help but breathe in and appreciate how clean the air is and just relax.
Everyone we bumped into was super friendly and helpful, and the closest City was just 45 mins away.

Visited April 2014
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Wirral, United Kingdom
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“Amazing and tranquil”
Reviewed 15 August 2014

Amazing and tranquil, visit the castle etc for full experience. didnt see Nessy though, you think you see somthing but its just the mind playing tricks. Chilled out by lake but May take a boat trip next time.

Visited September 2013
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