Drumnadrochit Visitor Information Guide
Drumnadrochit offers the visitor a wealth of places to visit and enjoy there holiday, with the choice of several hotels and an abundance of B&B, guest house, hostel and self catering accommodation to select from and to enjoy a wonderful vacation.
Drumnadrochit, This village is a collection of farm townships living in communal rural harmony offering unique bed & breakfast accommodation in properties including guest houses hotels and private homes.
A mile or so on the road south of the village is Urquhart Castle, now ruined but still impressive enough to fire the imagination. A 13th-century fortification built on the site of an Iron Age fort, it was occupied by English forces in I296 and finally captured by the Scots in I308.
The castle was then in use until 1689 when it was blown up and left in ruins after the Jacobite Rising. The Roth century tower is in good condition and the whole environs are a pleasant and interesting walk back into the past.
Drumnadrochit is ideally situated for Bed and Breakfast travellers to make the most of sightseeing the Scottish Highlands with good routes north or south down the side off Loch Ness.
Drumn as it is known has two permanent Loch Ness Monster Exhibitions, devoted to the history of the sighting of this creature. Drumnadrochit is a big tourist destination offering tourist a place to park in the tourist information centre were you can find other interesting places to visit without the tourist prices, such as the a 82 to Cannich road opening the gate way to some of the most beautiful areas in Scotland you will find the Steading country pub about 6 miles from Drum along the Cannich road offering good home cooked food real ales accommodation opening in 2010 and most importantly off road parking for campers wanting to stay and have a meal and spend the night.
Drumnadrochit is an ideal stop off for walkers staying with its good public transport and ample activities available from fantastic hikes trips on Loch Ness, fishing and many more to make the most of an active holiday.
- Drumnadrochit Latitude: 57.335460 Longitude: -4.479927
- Postcode IV63
- WOEID 18536