Fort Augustus

Fort Augustus, at the heart of the Great Glen, is a hive of activity - bustling with boaters, locals and visitors.

Fort Augustus, at the heart of the Great Glen, is a hive of activity – bustling with boaters, locals and visitors.

Situated on the most southern tip of Loch Ness on the Great Glen Way, this historic and scenic hamlet is a popular tourist destination, and offers spectacular views down Loch Ness. 

Scottish Canals is creating a world class visitor and destination hub at Fort Augustus. The Caledonian Canal Centre will provide new facilities for visitors and locals alike. We will develop a sustainable tourism offering which celebrates this unique and strategic location on the canal network and provides significant socio-economic benefit for the local rural community. Find out more about the Caledonian Canal Centre project.