50 Things to See

or Do near

Fort Augustus

Whether you want to stay local or explore further afield, the Highland Club is the perfect base being centrally located in the Scottish Highlands. Staying here with us you'll find plenty to entertain, educate or just look at and then come home at the end of the day to relax and recharge in your own clean, comfortable, private and safe space, planning your next day of adventures!

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Cruise Loch Ness Boats

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Miles from The Highland Club

Stunning Loch Ness Cruises.

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Great Glen Cycle Route

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Miles from The Highland Club

The Great Glen Cycle Route runs from Fort William through Fort Augustus.

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Monster Activities

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Miles from The Highland Club

Activity provider based in the village - archery to axe throwing!

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Caledonian Canal Centre

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Miles from The Highland Club

A 22 mile canal with 29 locks.

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Invermoriston Falls

3
Miles from The Highland Club

Beautiful Waterfalls.

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Railway Museum

12
Miles from The Highland Club

A railway museum is currently under construction.

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Urquhart castle

17
Miles from The Highland Club

Over 1,000 years of history centred on the Great Glen.

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Commando Memorial

22
Miles from The Highland Club

In memory of the Commandos who died in the Second World War 1939 - 1945.

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Corrimony Chambered Cairn

28
Miles from The Highland Club

Walk amongst a circle of standing stones dating back circa 4,000 years.

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Skiing

29
Miles from The Highland Club

Ski at Aonach Mor or the Cairngorms.

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Old Inverlochy Castle

31
Miles from The Highland Club

A ruined, 13th-century castle near Inverlochy and Fort William.

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Nevis Centre

32
Miles from The Highland Club

For That Odd Rainy Day!

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Dolphin Watching

35
Miles from The Highland Club

Dolphin and wildlife watching at sea.

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Steal Falls & Nevis Gorge

38
Miles from The Highland Club

One of the best short walks in Scotland.

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Glenfinnan Viaduct

46
Miles from The Highland Club

Preserved by The National Trust for Scotland.

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Cawdor Castle & Gardens

48
Miles from The Highland Club

Cawdor Castle dates from the late 14th century.

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Dalwhinnie Whisky Distillery

58
Miles from The Highland Club

Once the highest working distillery in Scotland.

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Highland Wildlife Park

63
Miles from The Highland Club

Home to UK's only Polar Bears.

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Isle of Skye

84
Miles from The Highland Club

A day trip to the Isle of Skye.

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Fishing on Loch Ness

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From The Highland Club grounds or nearby rivers.

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In Your Element

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Amazing outdoor activity experiences across Scotland, Archery and WoW Balls on site.

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Pepper Pot Lighthouse

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At The Highland Club boundary, entering the Caledonian Canal.

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Glassblowing Studio

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A gift shop with a difference - watch the designers at work.

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Invergarry Castle Ruins

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Miles from The Highland Club

The seat of the Chiefs of the MacDonells of Glengarry.

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Falls of Foyers

13
Miles from The Highland Club

River Foyers drops a spectacular 140 feet in to the gorge.

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Horse Riding

18
Miles from The Highland Club

Horse Riding at Borlum Farm.

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Abriachan Nurseries

25
Miles from The Highland Club

The garden on Loch Ness

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Leanachan Forest

29
Miles from The Highland Club

Brilliant Treetop Course.

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Bag a Munro

30
Miles from The Highland Club

Mountains in Scotland over 3,000 feet high.

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Jacobite Steam Train

32
Miles from The Highland Club

Considered to be the most scenic rail journey in the world.

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West Highland Museum

32
Miles from The Highland Club

A museum of and for the West Highlands.

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Ben Nevis

38
Miles from The Highland Club

The highest mountain in the British Isles.

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Culloden Battlefield

40
Miles from The Highland Club

Scene of the 1745 Jacobite Rising.

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Fort George

47
Miles from The Highland Club

Home of the Black Watch.

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Eileen Donan Castle

48
Miles from The Highland Club

13th Century Iconic Castle.

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Clan Macpherson Museum

59
Miles from The Highland Club

A showcase of treasures of the Macpherson Clan.

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Zip Trek Park

66
Miles from The Highland Club

UK's First Zip Park.

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John O Groats

149
Miles from The Highland Club

Known for being the furthest point in travel from Lands End, the tip of Cornwall.

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Go For A Walk

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Miles from The Highland Club

Fort Augustus Explorer.

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Loch Ness View Point

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Miles from The Highland Club

The worlds most famous lake and home to Nessie, the Loch Ness monster.

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The Clansman Centre

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Miles from The Highland Club

Go back in time and Visit the 17th Century Highlands.

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Fort Augustus Golf Club

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Miles from The Highland Club

Most challenging 9 hole course in Scotland.

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Active Outdoor Pursuits

10
Miles from The Highland Club

Outdoor adventure centre.

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Wild Swimming

16
Miles from The Highland Club

In At The Deep End.

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Loch Ness Centre

19
Miles from The Highland Club

Discover the history surrounding the Loch Ness Monster.

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Clan Cameron Museum

27
Miles from The Highland Club

The Clan Cameron Museum opened by Sir Fitzroy Maclean of Dunconnell in 1989.

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Mountain Gondola

29
Miles from The Highland Club

The Uk's only Mountain Gondola.

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Ben Nevis Distillery

30
Miles from The Highland Club

Crafting whisky beneath Britain's highest mountain since 1825.

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Neptunes Staircase

32
Miles from The Highland Club

Neptunes Staircase is the longest staircase lock in Scotland.

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North Coast 500

34
Miles from The Highland Club

The NC500 driving route starts & ends just 34 miles from us.

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Clava Cairns

38
Miles from The Highland Club

Well-preserved Bronze Age cemetery.

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Tomatin Distillery

40
Miles from The Highland Club

Single Malt Scotch Whisky Distillery.

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Highlanders Museum

47
Miles from The Highland Club

Largest regimental display outside London.

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Glencoe Nature Reserve

50
Miles from The Highland Club

Dramatic mountains in the heart of the Highlands.

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Highland Folk Museum

60
Miles from The Highland Club

Britain's first open air museum.

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Camusdurach Beach

69
Miles from The Highland Club

Stroll Along The Beach.

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