Useful Links From West Highland Sailing

Drumnadrochit Hotel
Loch Ness cafe and bistro, plus the Loch Ness 2000 exhibition

Ben Leva Hotel
Fine food all day plus Scottish real ales and a great selection of malt whiskies.

Neptune’s Restaurant
AA rosette winning restaurant at the Moorings Hotel beside the famous Neptune’s Staircase.

Grog and Gruel, Fort William
Traditional alehouse and restaurant with a warm and friendly atmosphere and a character all of its own.


Ivy Cottage
Our own cosy cottage for couples on the waterside right here at Laggan Locks.
Ask about special rates for a combined two week cottage and boating holiday.

The Lovat Hotel
Award-winning eco-friendly hotel offering luxury accommodation in the loch-side village of Fort Augustus

Great Glen Bed and Breakfast
Award winning Great Glen B & B accommodation, Drumnadrochit next to Loch Ness

The Highland Club
Luxury self catering properties beside Loch Ness created, within the former Benedictine Monastery.

Great Glen Holidays
A rural retreat on a private Highland Estate with unparalleled views of Ben Nevis and Great Glen.

‘Chase the Wild Goose’ Hostel, Fort William
Friendly hostel in beautiful surroundings at Banavie, near neptune’s Staircase.

Great Glen Lodges
Ideal family holiday accommodation in one of the most popular areas of Scotland.

Glen Albyn Lodge
Comfortable guesthouse near Invergarry village, surrounded by forest tracks and riverside walks.

Outdoor Activities

Great Glen Adventures
Guided walking, Rock Climbing, WoW balls, Mobile Climbing Wall, Archery, Winter Skills, D of E, Ski-ing.

Visitor Attractions

The Legend of Nessie
Ultimate Loch Ness Monster site, with up-to-date information and photographs of new and past sightings.

Abriachan Garden Nursery
Plant nursery and woodland garden beside Loch Ness with a fantastic mix of native and exotic planting. Nearest mooring is the Clansman harbour.

Information On The Area

Scottish Canals guide to the Caledonian Canal
A wealth of information from the Scottish Canals site.

Skippers Guide to the Caledonian Canal
Download & print this official guide, with maps, chartlets & guidelines for skippers.

Loch Ness Information Site
Comprehensive information on the Loch Ness area and the Loch Ness phenomenon.

West Coast Sea and Boating Links

Paddle Lochaber
Sea kayaking courses, trips and holidays from Ballachulish, just S. of Fort William.

Porpoise Diving
Dive boat charter based near Oban.

Sail Argyll
Complete online guide to yachting in Argyll.

Sealife Adventures
Whale and wildlife watching boat trips.

Information on sea and freshwater fishing on the west coast of Scotland.