Travel and Information
For visitors travelling by car
We have complimentary onsite parking for our guests with over 120 car parking spaces and motorcycle bays to the rear of the site. Whatever the size of your vehicle please only use one space to leave room for others to enjoy our facilities. Anyone with a oversized vehicle such as large camper van is requested to ask for assistance from our staff.
For longer stays we have an on-site hotel (Drumnadrochit Hotel) if you are camping overnight please visit www.visitscotland.com for nearby camping locations. Our car park closes two hours after exhibition last entry (except for hotel guests)
Travelling from Inverness
From Inverness follow signs for Fort William and/or the A82 (heading south) You will pass alongside the loch itself for about 14 miles, and reach Drumnadrochit. The Loch Ness Center is visible upon entry to the village, on the right hand side.
Directions from Inverness to Drumnadrochit > Inverness to Drumnadrochit
Travelling from Fort William
From Fort William follow signs for Inverness and/or the A82 . The distance is around 50 miles and will take you on average between 60-90 minutes. Upon entry to the village continue through Drumnadrochit, past the village green and over the small bridge, following bend in the road to the right. The Loch Ness Center is on the left just past the Bank.
Directions from Fort William > Fort William to Drumnadrochit
Travelling from Inverness Airport
Follow signs for A95 to Inverness. From Inverness follow signs for Fort William and/or the A82 (heading south) You will pass alongside the loch itself for about 14 miles, and reach Drumnadrochit. The Loch Ness Center is visible upon entry to the village, on the right hand side.
Directions from Inverness Airport to Drumnadrochit > Inverness (airport) to Drumnadrochit
For visitors travelling by Bus
Stagecoach run an excellent bus service across the Highlands and travel to Drumnadrochit throughout the day. More information can be found by clicking the picture below.
Toilet facilities are available onsite, for customers only, and include Baby Changing facilities.
We also have full Disabled access and facilities (More details can be found at Disabled Holiday Info. )
Dogs are welcome on site, OUTSIDE, with responsible owners. Please note: Only assistance dogs can be allowed inside premises.
Please be aware that we do not have any left luggage facilities and over sized backpacks, suitcases and luggage, are not permitted inside the exhibition under any circumstances.
There is an ATM onsite, inside our retail section, which is FREE to use for both visitor and local alike. Access is available only during Opening Hours.
When driving a manual geared hire car, always remember to put the handbrake on (as hard as you can) .
If parking on a hill, after switching off engine, engage gears in 1st gear as well as the handbrake.This stops the car rolling should gravity win the day!
Potato scones do not look like potatoes or scones but should be tried ( preferably with a Scottish breakfast)
The National animal of most countries are creatures such as Bears, Eagles, Lions etc. Not Scotland, we go that one step further, we chose....The Unicorn !