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FORT AUGUSTUS, a tiny, busy village at the scenic southwestern tip of Loch Ness, was named after George II's son, the chubby lad who later became the "Butcher" Duke of Cumberland of Culloden fame; today, the village is dominated by comings and goings along the Caledonian Canal, which leaves Loch Ness here. The Loch Ness Express (Easter– Oct; 1hr 20min one way/2hr 30min return; £13 one-way, £25 return; Tel:0800/3286426, Web: www.lochnessexpress.com ) makes speedy daily trips up the length of Loch Ness and will carry bikes for free. From its berth by the Clansman Centre, …
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Inchnacardoch Lodge

Built in 1878 as a hunting lodge for Lord Lovat, Inchnacardoch Lodge has been a hotel since 1953, when it was converted. Now, comfortably furnished and completely ...

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Clansman Centre (The)

Watch history unfold as performed by actors as they relive the 17th Century from the point of view of the Highland clans. History is much more interesting when you can see it ...