Visit Us in Winter

Winter in the Highlands of Scotland is a truly magical experience. From curling up in front of a real fire and watching the snow fall outside to driving along the side of the Loch and seeing breath-taking views through the leafless trees – we think it’s the perfect time to pay us a visit!

Some things are simply better in the snow! If you’d like to wander through a Winter Wonderland or get a thrill from exciting snowsports then Loch Ness is the perfect base for your breathtaking holiday. Find out more by checking out these festive activities:

Walking Routes,

  • These routes can be enjoyed in any season but are made all the more spectacular by the frosty weather. Make sure to look out for glimpses of Scottish wildlife from beautiful red squirrels to mighty stags.

Nevis Range,

  • Take in the snowy surroundings from the slopes by heading down to Scotland’s highest snow-sports destination.

The Loch Ness Clansman Hotel boasts stunning views across the loch which are made even more dramatic in the Winter months. Plus, our restaurant and bar serves delicious hearty food and a large selection of malt whiskys to keep you warm. There's even a gift shop and cafe on-site where you can pick up a hot drink or some fantastic souvenirs in between exploring the wintery surroundings.

Attractions in the Highlands

Although opening times may be shorter in the Winter months, you can still visit any of your favourite attractions – and enjoy them without the Summer tourist rush! Follow the link below to view our recommendations.