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Dochgarroch: Loch Ness and Caledonian Canal 2-Hour Cruise

1. Dochgarroch: Loch Ness and Caledonian Canal 2-Hour Cruise

Spend 2 hours on a round-trip sail to Urquhart Castle from Dochgarroch Lock. Your cruise sails from Dochgarroch Loch on the Caledonian Canal and heads to the heart of the mystery, where you’ll learn the fascinating story of Loch Ness. Enjoy the views and the selection of hot and cold Scottish snacks on board. There’s also a bar if you fancy a wee dram, and for those of you who like to stay connected, there is free WiFi onboard!

Inverness: 24-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

2. Inverness: 24-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

Join an open-top double-decker bus tour for an insight into the development of the city from the original street between Castle and Kirk, with the oldest building Abertarff House, to the recently completed Highland Archive Center. Inverness has had 5 castles through the centuries with many famous visitors, not all welcome, Macbeth, Robert the Bruce, Mary Queen of Scots and Bonnie Prince Charlie among them. Plan your day from the top of a double-decker bus, with 360-degree panoramic views of the city. Visit the many churches, including St Andrews Cathedral, one of local architect Dr Alexander Ross’s finest buildings. On the Western outskirts of the city, see Tomnahurich Hill and the Caledonian Canal, hop-off for great panoramic views of Kessock Bridge, The Black Isle and the Inverness Firth out to Fort George. Discover the flight of 5 locks at Muirtown, constructed in 1822 by Thomas Telford to bring the Caledonian Canal to sea level. Finally, pass by the South side of Inverness Castle to see Flora MacDonald’s statue, the 3 Graces, then along General Wades road by Bellfield Park to Holm Mills shopping village. Red Route Tour stops: 1. Bus Station 2. Bridge Street 3. Castle Street 4. Bellfield Park 5. Bishops Road - opposite Cathedral 6. Bught Drive 7. Dochgarroch 8. Telford Street Blue Route Tour stops: 1. Bus Station 2. Old Perth Road - Opposite Filling Station 3. Culloden Battlefield 4. Stadium Road 5. Cromwell Road 6. Bus Station

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What people are saying about Dochgarroch

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 416 reviews

This was our 4th trip on Loch Ness, we try to sail every year on one of our birthdays. This year was my mother's 90th, and she enjoyed every minute. Everyone onboard sung happy birthday. We will be back for another trip soon. I highly recommend going if your in the erea.

This was a fantastic way to see the city and the surroundings. We started with the Blue tour and then bought the Red tour a couple of hours afterwards Both tours complemented each other

You get the best overview on what to delve deeper into on this bus. Blue one takes you all the way to Colloden moor as well.

Fantastic experience beautiful scenery. Interesting info from staff on board.

love it so beautiful clean and smooth. Would recommend for sure.