On the shores of Loch Oich and Loch Lochy, and close to the Great Glen and Loch Ness, this park has an excellent variety of watersports and land based activities on offer, both on an off the site. On the site there is a heated indoor swimming pool, a half-sized tennis court and games room, bar, restaurant and coffee shop, a childrens play area, and so many opportunities to try your hand at skills such as archery, crossbow, table tennis, fencing, snorkelling, and many more. Many activities are free, but some have an extra charge. There’s also a Go Juniors activity programme for 3 to 7-year-old children. Lots of other types of adventures, such as white-water rafting, canoeing and kayaking, gorge walking and quad biking, to name only a few, are available offsite at nearby locations and are subject to charges by the various providers.
The Park has a choice of nine accommodations, which are a six detached Scandinavian lodges, a detached cottage, and two semi-detached brick cottages. All have well equipped kitchens, TV and other home comforts, and all except three allow up to two well-behaved dogs to come along. A few have extra luxuries, such as dishwashers and one, Struan Cottage, even has an outside hot tub. Even when the site is full and all activities in full swing the atmosphere is peaceful in the beautiful setting of this camp.
This area of the Highlands has so much to see and explore. Visit the ruins of Urquhart castle and try to spot the Loch Ness Monster, or enjoy walking in the great Glenn. Take a steam train ride on the Strathspey Railway which runs from Aviemore to Broomhill.
Nearby Inverness is a pretty city, well-known for its floral displays. As well as many good shops and restaurants it has old stone buildings, a Gothic cathedral and suspension bridges across the River Ness. If you walk along the river banks towards the Caledonian Canal you’ll find the Ness Islands where you can escape from the hustle and bustle of the city, or if you cross the river on the little bridges you can visit Bught Park, and close by you will also find the Floral Hall a sub-tropical glass house with a waterfall, koi carp, and various species of plants and trees.
Not far from Inverness is Culloden battlefield, where you can learn of the 1746 battle between Bonnie Prince Charlie’s men and the troops of King George II, and along the Moray Firth, if you’re very lucky, you may spot a school of dolphins passing by.
Just over fifteen miles from Great Glen Water Park, at the Nevis Range Mountain Experience, on Aonach Mor, beside Ben Nevis, you can ride effortlessly to 2150ft on Britain’s only gondola system. Two marked walks then take you to panoramic viewpoints from the top station, wher there’s a large self-service restaurant with additional tables on the balcony for hot sunny days.
Where else but Scotland can offer such a combination of majestic scenery and exciting adventure?
Great Glen Water Park has the following types of accommodation.
The following facilities are available at Great Glen Water Park. Some facilities may not be available low season and some may be subject to a small fee.
- Indoor Pool
- Children's Playground
- Water Sports
- Tennis Court
- Pets Allowed