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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Science Museum
“Be sure to visit this 5 star rated visitor attraction in Drumnadrochit which takes visitors through seven themed areas exploring Loch Ness from it's beginings to the third millenium and some insights on the legendary monster. Also offered nearby are cruises of the Loch for you own chance to try and get up close to Nessie!”
  • 24 locals recommend
Bar
“Because the Venison Stornoway main course dish is amazing! The warm chocolate torte for pudding is delicious. Over 500 Whiskies to choose from, you will definitely see Nessie after trying a few of those! ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Good shop for essentials. Usually has a good selection of whisky and beer. You're on holiday so it would be rude not to indulge...”
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
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“Daytime cafe serving good food with a friendly service situated on the Square in Drumnadrochit about 15 mins walk from Elmbank”
  • 3 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“One of the most popular holiday destination in Scotland. Cruises and boat trips operate all years.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Post Office
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  • 1 local recommends
Establishment
“The Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition opened over 30 years ago, it features 17 language translations and 11 language narrations. Now a hi-tech multi-media presentation leads you through 7 themed areas and 500 million years of history, natural mystery and legend revealing the unique environment of Loch Ness and the famous Nessie legend ... Drumnadrochit based coffee company Cobbs operate the catering here at The Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition. Relax and unwind in our modern café and enjoy some fantastic local home baking and refreshment. Whether you are looking for a snack or a full meal our dedicated staff will be on hand to meet all your requirements. Cobbs is named after John Cobb who tragically crashed and died on Loch Ness whilst attempting to break the water speed record in 1951. If you haven’t already visited the Exhibition you can learn all about this man in a section dedicated to the ‘Gallant Gentleman’. The centre has a Nessie shop, Whisky Shop, Cashmere and Kiltmaker shop and you can research your Ancestral Names. Only a 25 minute drive from Binnilidh Mhor B&B. For further details visit their website www.lochness.com”
  • 1 local recommends
Pharmacy
“Well stocked pharmacy situated next to Drumnadrochit Medical Centre and opposite The Scotmid Superette. Free parking.”
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
“Old fashioned sweetie shop. Tucked away behind Annie’s Farm store in the high street.”
  • 1 local recommends
Lodging
“Visit Urquhart Castle for amazing views of the Loch and some great history of the area.”
  • 1 local recommends
Store
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
“Old lodge-style restaurant, good seasonal food. Less busy than other eateries in the village due to its tucked-away location on the road to Milton.”
  • 1 local recommends
Meal Takeaway
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  • 1 local recommends