Walk Loch Ness 360




Length of Route

81 miles (130 km)




Fort Augustus

(circular walk)


Fort Augustus



(circular walk)


mid March to

mid October





Travel Information















Walk Loch Ness 360 – A Panoramic Circular Trail 81 miles/130 km.

Gemini Walks. Walk Loch Ness 360. Loch Ness from Dores Beach

View Down Loch Ness from Dores Beach.

This brand new and exciting circular walk was made possible by combining the newly way marked South Loch Ness Trail together with the Great Glen Way. Personally researched by walking the full trail ourselves, we can confirm that the circular route totals 81 miles/130 km.

You can choose to start either in Scotland’s Highland Capital Inverness or in the bustling tourist village of Fort Augustus (the latter being recommended if you are driving to your start point and wish to leave a car for the duration).


Starting at Inverness, you make your way southwards on the South Loch Ness Trail via the picturesque villages of Dores, Inverfarigaig and then Foyers with the dramatic Falls of Foyers.  Whitebridge is the next point on the map before you make your way past Loch Tarff onwards into Fort Augustus. You then pick up the Great Glen Way footpath and head up the north side of the loch via Invermoriston and Drumnadrochit to reach your final destination at Inverness Castle.


Steve of Gemini Walks on the Great Glen Way section of Walk Loch Ness 360.

The South Loch Ness Trail and Great Glen Way routes are very well signposted, using a network of good paths with fine views as you make your way around Loch Ness through beautiful forests with stunning vistas of the loch. There is a short stretch of the South Loch Ness Trail at both the beginning and the end which are not signposted but these are extremely easy to follow and route notes will be provided.


Pine Marten. Courtesy of Craik na Dav.


“Walk Loch Ness 360 Circular Trail is another great Scottish Walk which gives good walking, combined with spectacular views of Loch Ness and the surrounding area” Julie Deans.

An elusive Pine Marten! Courtesy of Craik Na Dav Invermoriston.

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6 days walking/7 overnight stays



7 days walking/8 overnight stays




Additional overnight stays can be arranged at a cost of £45.00 – £50.00 pp per night.

Single Walkers Supplement as part of a group is £35.00 per night.

Solo Walkers Supplement is £45.00 per night.

Please note that, upon the actual booking of rooms, we will do our very best to try and reduce the single or solo walkers’ supplement. This will be dependent on availability of rooms at the time of booking.

Group Discounts for 4 or more people available on request. Please email us or call 01324 410260 (overseas +44 1324 410260) for a quote.

Navigation. Harvey Maps for South Loch Ness Trail and Great Glen Way along with our Route Notes supplied’

Gemini Walks Frequently Asked Question – Are the sections on the South Loch Ness Trail which are not signposted easy to navigate? 

 The short stages from Inverness to Torbreck and from Loch Tarff to Fort Augustus are not signposted at present, however, both stretches are safe town and/or country road walking and as such as extremely easy to follow. At  Gemini Walks we strive to make sure that nothing is left to chance and so we provide well researched route notes and maps for our clients!

We would also like to thank Dick Beach of Fiddlers Bar for his support in promoting Walk Loch Ness 360. They also have an award winning Malt Whisky Bar and we have sampled many a fine Single Malt at Fiddlers.