Loch Ness, and its most famous resident 'Nessie' the Loch Ness Monster, has become one of the
most famous lochs (or lakes) in the world. It's the largest loch in Britain by volume of water at 39km long with an average depth of 132m & its deepest point is 320m near Urquhart Castle. It holds more fresh water than all the lakes and reservoirs in England and Wales put together. BUT there is more to the area than just our famous loch and its elusive monster - Drumnadrochit is home to two monster exhibitions and the historical Urquhart Castle is nearby as is the Corrimony Chambered burial cairn in Glenurquhart. The Great Glen itself provides fantastic scenery and Drumnadrochit is a centre from which the whole of the North of Scotland can be explored - West perhaps to Eilean Donan Castle and the Isle of Skye, North to visit Dunrobin Castle or Castle of Mey or even over the sea on a day trip to Orkney, East to Speyside which is Whisky Country or South to visit Cairngorms National Park.