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  2. Scottish Highlands
  3. Inverness

Inverness: Full-Day Fort William and Glencoe Tour

Product ID: 217587
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Experience fantastic scenery and dramatic landscapes throughout a spectacular day. Your tour will encompass some of the most rustic and natural surroundings that the highlands have to offer.
About this activity
Duration 12 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Have a wonderful photo opportunity at the majestic Loch Ness
  • Visit the hugely historic Forces Commando Memorial in Lochaber
  • Marvel at the famous Neptune's Staircase on the Caledonian Canal
  • See the gateway to Ben Nevis
  • Return back to Inverness via the Dramatic Glencoe Village
Full description
Your tour will begin with a Loch Ness photo opportunity. Also known affectionately as "Nessie", you can take your chances spotting the beast out in the brine. Your next stop will be the magnificently-situated Urquhart Castle, on the shore of Loch Ness. Here you can continue to soak up the atmosphere of one of Scotland’s most famous lochs.

You will next travel on to Ft. Augustus. Lying on the impressive 60-mile long Caledonian Canal, halfway between Inverness and Fort William, Fort Augustus offers spectacular views down Loch Ness. Your next stop will be the Commando Memorial, which is a Category-A-listed monument in Lochaber, Scotland, dedicated to the men of the original British Commando Forces raised during World War II. You will then move on to the Glenfinnan Viaduct, which is a railway viaduct on the West Highland Line that has been featured in the filming of the second and third Harry Potter books.

Afterwards you will visit the Glenfinnan Monument, which is tge famous location where Prince Charles Edward Stuart ("Bonnie Prince Charlie") raised his standard on the shores of Loch Shiel. You will visit the famous Neptune Staircase, with is the longest staircase lock in Britain and comprises of 8 locks on the Caledonian Canal. Afterwards you will visit Old Inverlochy Castle, which is now a ruin. The castle is located on the south bank of the River Lochy at the strategically important entrance to the Great Glen. Moving onward, you will approach Fort William, situated on the shores of Loch Linnhe. It’s known as a gateway to Ben Nevis, the U.K.’s highest peak. You will finally visit the base of the Ben Nevis, which is the highest mountain in the British Isles (standing at 1,345 meters above sea level).

Includes
  • Scottish, local, experienced tour guide
  • Personal experience with a maximum of 8 passengers
  • Live commentary onboard
  • Small-group tour
  • Fantastic photo opportunities
What’s Not Included
  • Food or drinks
  • Tips (recommended)
  • Hotel pickup or drop Off
  • accomodation

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Our Driver and Distinctive Minibus will be sitting waiting to welcome you aboard.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Confirmation will be received at the time of booking.
• This tour has a minimum age of 6 years old (all children must be accompanied by an adult)
• The tour involves a certain amount of uneven surfaces and some walking is involved (therefor this tour is not recommended for those in wheelchairs or those with walking difficulties)
• The tour duration is approximate
• This is an all weather tour, so please dress appropriately
• The tour is subject to a maximum of 4 passengers
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Product ID: 217587