The famous Loch Ness is a large freshwater loch in the Scottish Highlands famous lake known for the legendary Loch Ness Monster.
Multiple car parks available around Loch Ness
Available at designated areas in some car parks. Contact specific locations for detailed accessibility information.
How to get there
There are multiple parking areas around the loch.
By public transport
Local bus services operate from Inverness to Loch Ness. Train services available to Inverness.
There are piers, jetties and mooring places along Loch Ness. Most are free of charge. If you don’t want to sail yourself, there are some excellent well established Loch Ness cruises that last from a couple of hours to all day
Explore Loch Ness on the new Loch Ness 360° Trail, a fantastic biking experience starting and ending in Inverness. This 72-mile route offers breathtaking scenery. If you're short on time, opt for a specific section.
Explore Loch Ness on the breathtaking 80-mile Loch Ness 360 Trail. Walk, cycle, or horse ride along this scenic circular route, encompassing the Great Glen Way and South Loch Ness Trail.