Loch Ness Cruises and Tours
Around Loch Ness - Tours and Private Hire
Around Loch Ness is the perfect choice for a memorable visit to the Highlands of Scotland. You can walk in the footsteps of our ancestors sharing the emotions evoked by our many historic sites, often with a turbulent and sometimes a bloody past, get upclose to the rich natural heritage and history of the area, or simply relax and take in our spectacular scenery. The choice is yours
We offer tailor made and pre-planned tours for small intimate groups of up to 8 persons. Our knowledgeable and cheerful local guides will be happy to welcome you on board and share with you an experience you will never forget.
At Around Loch Ness we aim to enhance visitor experience by providing the highest levels of comfort, care and personal attention. Explore the Highlands with us and experience firsthand its unique blend of history, wildlife and scenery.
For active visitors a range of activities are available around the Whitebridge and Loch Ness areas. These range from canoeing in a Canadian fur canoe to pony trekking on the hills overlooking Loch Ness.
The most popular activities are however walking and cycling, with literally dozens of waymarked trails and just as many unmarked routes. Try sections of the Great Glen Way that runs from Fort William to Inverness, the Caledonian canal or the trails at Abriachan, Drumnadrochit, Inverfarigaig, Foyers, Fort Augustus or Glen Affric.
Glen Affric and neighbouring glens also offer excellent hillwalking. For cyclists the quiet roads on the south side of Loch Ness are particularly suitable while forests throughout the area include mountain bike trails with Glenurquhart and Glen Affric being particular good.
Horse Riding and Trekking
Enjoyment for all to be had on the trails through the hills or by the side of Loch Ness. Drumnadrochit Riding Centre offers instruction and trekking for the experienced rider or the complete beginner, while Dores Riding Centre offer riding for the experienced rider. What better way to see the scenery than from the back of the world’s oldest form of transport.
From your bedroom window you can see a wide variety of birds and with a little patience; rarer birds of prey can be seen in the area, including the most regal of all - the Golden Eagle. Divers and the rare Slavonian Grebe nest on the local lochs. A short drive away there is an R.S.P.B. reserve. This activity is free!
Deer Stalking and Fishing
Deer Stalking can be arranged on local estates during the season, or if you prefer to shoot with a camera, there are many places where we can guarantee you a good shot! In the Autumn you can hear the Red Stags roaring. For more information on Deer Stalking please contact us directly and we will do our very best to arrange this for you.
Fishing trips can also be arranged on one of the many local Lochs. Please also contact us should you wish to book a local fishing trip.
The Whisky Trail
The Malt Whisky Trail - www.maltwhiskytrail.com
One of Scotland's worst kept secrets is Malt Whisky. There are countless distilleries within driving distance and for the true whisky enthusiast, there is The Malt Whisky Trail. THE ONLY MALT WHISKY TRAIL IN THE WORLD!
Boat Cruises on Loch Ness
A great way to see the magnificent scenery which Loch Ness has to offer. Days out can be arranged to suit you and your needs on a boat from Fort Augustus. For more information please phone: 01320 366 221 or 01320 366 277. Prices may vary.
There are several interesting and famous Golf courses within easy reach of Deer View.
Fort Augustus - A nine hole course, with 18 tees set at different distances and aspects, offers long and short, easy and difficult holes, set between Caledonian Pines, lining the banks of the Caledonian Canal on one side, and the Birch and heather covered Lochunagan Hill on the other. Scenically the course is one of the finest in the country. Measuring 5454 yards including two par fives of 550 and 493 yards, it presents a challenge to even the low handicap golfer. (9 miles away). For more information, please go to: www.golfhighland.com/getcourse
- Situated one mile from the city centre and only 6 miles from the airport Inverness Golf Club provides an excellent test of golf. The course, which has been used for The Northern Open, measures 6256 yards and although considered short by modern day standards it has many fine features which makes it a most enjoyable test of golf.
Aigas - The Masheter family has owned Mains of Aigas farm since 1960. The cottages were developed through the years to supplement the farm activities and the idea of building our own 9-hole golf course at Aigas was spawned in 1991.
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