Fort Augustus

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Tel code: 01320 | code search
Postcode: PH32 | code search
Population: 650
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Lock Inn
"traveling back from a well earned break to inverness we passed through fort augustus we stopped in the centre of town and went for a leg stretching walk along the ..." More

Lock Inn
"We have just spent a week at Fort Augustus on holiday, and what a lovely place it was to spend a week. There was six of us and after avery ..." More

Bothy Bar
"We also saw the Bothy advertised on the internet and thought we would give it a try. Infact we tried twice to get a table and just like other visitors ..." More

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Fort Augustus is a historic village in the north-west Highlands of Scotland situated at the south-west end of Loch Ness. The settlement was originally named St.Cummein after the Saint, who built the first church, but was re-named after William Augustus, son of King George II, when a Fort was built after a Jacobite defeat in 1715. Historically interesting structures include an Iron Age crannog, an artificial island called Cherry Island lying in Loch Ness nearby, the Caledonian Canal was built in 1822 and passes through Fort Augustus at the location of a lock able to raise and lower boats and the ruins of Invergarry Castle are to the south of Fort Augustus. Fort Augustus is a popular tourist resort with ‘The Great Glen Way’ passing through the village. Facilities include a tourist information centre, shops, bars, restaurants, hotels and B&B’s. There are many attractions including the Caledonian Canal Heritage Centre and the Clansman Centre; dispalying Highland culture, clan weaponry and the opportunity to have photographs taken in Highland period costume. There are boat-trips operating from Fort Augustus offering tours and fishing trips to Loch Ness. There is an out-door pursuits centre, guided forest walks to enjoy the scenery and wildlife and there is a 9-hole golf course.

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Caledonian Canal Heritage Centre

Doctor

The Surgery

Golf Club

Fort Augustus

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Bothy Bar
Lock Inn
The Lovat

Restaurant

Bothy Bar
Gondolier
Lock Inn
Moorings (The)
The Lovat

School

Kilchuimen Primary School

Self-Catering

Kintore

Shops

D J MacDougall

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Caledonian House (0.05 miles)

Caledonian House

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Calendonian House is a long established bed and breakfast guest house, overlooking the Lochs of the Caledonian Canal where it joins Loch Ness at Fort Augustus. In the heart of the ... More

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The Lovat (0.06 miles)

The Lovat
This landmark Loch Ness hotel, located in the loch-side village of Fort Augustus, delicately offers contemporary comfort amidst traditional Victorian charm.

The Lovat is an award-winning eco-conscious hotel : the central heating & water system ... More | visit website
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Corrie Liath Bed & Breakfast (0.55 miles)

Corrie Liath Bed & Breakfast

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This friendly bed and breakfast has lovely views and was completely renovated this year. The comfortable bedrooms are now bright and airy with modern furniture and bedding. Every room has ... More

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Inch Hotel (0.71 miles)

Inch Hotel

With a spectacular location overlooking Loch Ness, welcoming atmosphere and comfortable surroundings, The Inch Hotel offers idyllic accommodation for visitors to the Highlands of Scotland.Home to 14 unique en-suite bedrooms, a first class restaurant serving ... More | visit website

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Auchterawe Country House (1.38 miles)

Auchterawe Country House

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In Auchterawe Forest, this "country house in the woods" offers peace and quiet in a relaxed atmosphere, 2 miles (3.2 km) from Loch Ness and Fort Augustus village.
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Mavisburn B&B (1.38 miles)

Mavisburn B&B
Mavisburn is ideal if you are looking for a central Highland base to tour from and the village of Fort Augustus and its local amenities are just 2.5 miles aways. We are situated in the ... More | visit website
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Glenmoriston Manse (4.98 miles)

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If you are looking for somewhere to stay on that special occasion or to treat the one you love to a romantic break, Glenmoriston Manse is the ideal Highland retreat. ... More

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Glenmoriston Arms (5.50 miles)

Glenmoriston Arms

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Character, Comfort and Creative Cuisine, just a short stroll from world famous Loch Ness. An ideal base for touring the West Highlands and Skye. Highly acclaimed restaurant. Eight well-appointed en-suite bedrooms, ... More

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Glengarry Castle Hotel (6.29 miles)

Glengarry Castle Hotel

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A comfortable country house hotel with a jewel of a setting on the shores of Loch Oich, which lies between Loch Ness and Loch Lochy at the heart of the ... More

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Drynachan Bed & Breakfast (6.44 miles)

Drynachan Bed & Breakfast
Drynachan Bed and Breakfast is a charming 17th century dwelling place in the heart of the Highlands. As one of the oldest inhabited properties in Lochaber, situated in the Great Glen, this is the ideal ... More | visit website

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