Drumnadrochit self catering holidaysHoliday rentals - cottages to rent in Drumnadrochit, Loch Ness

Drumnadrochit is a pretty village sitting next to Urquhart Bay on the northern shore of Loch Ness, the largest body of water by volume in the UK due to its average depth of 132m. The village has everything you need with a good selection of shops, bars and restaurants and is also the home of the Loch Ness visitor centre.

Renting a holiday cottage around Drumnadrochit offers much more than the local walking trails. It provides easy access to the wonders of the Great Glen that was formed by a tectonic collision 390 million years ago. The glen is home to the UK’s highest mountains, four amazing lochs and stretches diagonally from Fort William all the way to Inverness.

At a glance...
Great Glen
Family friendly villages
Rivers & waterfalls
Medieval castles
Airports Glasgow, Edinburgh
Main towns - Fort William & Inverness

Featured cottages around Drumnadrochit

Many of the holiday home cottages around Loch Ness have panoramic views of the loch and mountains which adds to the feeling of being away from the hussle and bustle of every day life.

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Things to see & do in and around Drumnadrochit

In addition to wandering around the pretty villages that hug the shores, wining, dining and sight seeing, there are plenty of things to see and do for the whole family in Drumnadrochit and around the Great Glen.

A few suggestions....
Loch Ness Exhibition Centre
Great Glen Way - walking trail from Fort William to Inverness
Take a guided fishing tour for brown trout, Atlantic salmon
Falls of Foyers - spectaculat 140ft waterfall in the village of Foyers
Hire a boat and cruise the Calidonian Canal
Day trip to Inverness, the cultural capital of the Highlands
Explore Urquhart Castle on Loch Ness
Spend a day in the Cairngorm National Park and see the activity centre
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Our view on Drumnadrochit cottage holidays

With a fantastic location on the banks of Loch Ness, Drumnadrochit is one of the top spots for a staycation cottage holiday in the Scottish Highlands. It's a wonderful family holiday destination, full of tradition, rich in culture, history and packed with things to see and do for the whole family.