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Point Clair’s owners, Trush and Kal, love nothing better than heading to one of the local restaurants for some delicious traditional Scottish food. Some of their favourite restaurants include:

Fiddler’s Highland Restaurant – voted SLTN Whisky Bar of the year five times and run by the same family for two decades, Fiddler’s sits on the village green in Drumnadrochit and is a perfect choice for delicious, traditional food.

The Boathouse – Set on the private grounds of The Highland Club, they serve tasty food in a spectacular location on the shores of Loch Ness.

The Bothy – A 200 year old cottage on the banks of the Caledonian Canal is now home to The Bothy. This traditional Scottish restaurant serves fine wines, malt whiskies and local real ales.

The Bothy restaurant, Loch Ness
Glengarry Castle Hotel


Black Sheep Hotels – there are three in the area, each with its own restaurant, including Rokeby Manor in Invergarry, The Cluanie Inn in Glenmoriston and The Whispering Pine Lodge in Spean Bridge.

Glengarry Castle Hotel – three-course meals taste better when you’re enjoying them in a castle dining room. The Glengarry Castle Hotel has three AA stars and a rosette, assuring you a taste of Scottish grandeur and the finest hospitality.

The Lovat Hotel – Inventive yet delicious dishes from a talented head chef an in a lavish Victorian environment – what could be better? The Lovat Hotel is the only 4-star hotel in Loch Ness.

The Inch Hotel – Two AA Rosettes and a focus on fresh, Scottish produce mean you’re guaranteed a delicious meal in the The Inch Hotel.



Hootenanny – One of Inverness’ top hot spots for live music and good food! The award-winning Hootenanny is renowned for its Scottish music and traditional pub grub.

The Lock Inn – relax and enjoy an authentic Scottish pub experience in Fort Augustus’ Lock Inn. Set right on the canal, you can have your meal on the outside seating area as well as in the cosy pub.

Bottles of drink against a wall in a bar
Yellow and blue kayak on Loch Ness


Castle Cruises Loch Ness –enjoy an hour-long cruise with Loch Ness born-and-bred local, Gordon. There’s no one better to take you through the loch’s history.

Cruise Loch Ness – a 5-star trip with experienced tour guides or a high-speed inflatable RIB offer exciting ways to see the area.

Rockhopper Sea Kayaking – beginners and experts, individuals or families: everyone is welcome to take part in an unforgettable sea kayaking adventure. You might even see sharks or seals!



Fishing – Loch Ness is one of Scotland’s premier fishing locations, as the loch is full of brown trout, sea trout and Atlantic salmon. Fish Loch Ness provides a full service of assistance and tuition to help you get that prize catch.

Horse ridingLoch Ness Riding in Dores welcomes experienced riders on short hacks or long trails of up to two days.

Golf – As well as the 9-hole course in Fort Augustus, you can enjoy nearby links courses, such as Royal Dornoch, regularly rated one of the world’s top ten courses, and Tain, Brora and Moray.

Cycling – Route 78, a 200-mile cycle route, follows the Caledonian Canal through The Great Glen and offers breathtaking scenery and an enjoyable ride. Bikes can be rented at Inverness Bike Hire.

Man fishing at Loch Ness


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