Loch Ness, Loch Ness Region

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Water Body · Mysterious Site
The second deepest lake in Scotland, Loch Ness is best known for alleged sightings of the mysterious Loch Ness Monster, affectionately called Nessie. This large freshwater lake extends for about 37 km (23 mi) southwest of Inverness, forming an important part of a series of interconnected and very murky bodies of water. The natural murkiness, created by the high peat content in the surrounding soil, contributes to the legend of Nessie and attracts thousands of visitors each year. Several operators offer boat tours around the lake, providing curious tourists with a chance to search for the famous monster. Don’t miss a visit to the nearby Loch Ness Center and Exhibition, examining the natural history and the myth of the lake’s elusive resident. Arrange to visit Loch Ness and other attractions in Drumnadrochit using our Drumnadrochit online itinerary planner.
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  • especially at this time of the year where it’s slightly cold. love the views, breathtaking walks. Must go in the fall  more »
  • It's quite a long drive up the whole of the Loch but there are a number of good places to stop for photos en route. We were in a bit of a rush so didn't have much time for monster hunting but if we...  more »
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  • My grandpappy caught and ate the monster.
  • THE LOCH NESS MONSTER IS REAL
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