Famous throughout the world due to the legendary Loch Ness Monster, locally known as Nessie, Loch Ness is located just south of Inverness in the Scottish Highlands. The area around Loch Ness provides some stunning woodland walks.
The Great Glen Way is a popular five day walk that spans 127 km (~79 mi), hugging the shores of Loch Ness and taking the walker the entire length of the loch. It is possible to get closer to the water by hiring a canoe or taking a boat ride from Inverness.
For visitors wanting to relax with a game of golf, there are dozens of golf courses to choose from in the area.