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Nessieland

A82, Drumnadrochit IV63 6TU, Scotland
+44 1456 450342
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We didn't actually pay to go into the exhibit but we still managed to get plenty of the flavor of... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2017
v0yageur22
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Killingworth, CT
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went as part of trip, was ok for as a stop over, use of loo etc. A cafe, which was quite expensive... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2017
gary s
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Nessie, the creature supposedly inhabiting Scotland's mysterious Loch Ness, is undoubtedly one of the most well-known monsters in the world. Sightings started popping up in the late 19th century and ever since, Nessie has held the world's attention and the myth has refused to die. Visitors wishing to learn more about the legends surrounding Loch Ness can do so at Nessieland Castle Monster Centre in Drumnadrochit. While this miniature theme park is aimed at children, it offers plenty of educational displays. There are lots of newspaper clippings reporting sightings, grainy photographs and display panels explaining the mystery of the Loch Ness Monster. A multilingual documentary takes visitors on the hunt for Nessie and not only shows eyewitness accounts, but also underwater searches that have been taking place since the 1970s. Whether you end up being a believer or not, Nessieland offers a lot of fun. Kids especially enjoy the supposedly life-sized Nessie model that can be ridden, the large adventure playground and the caves. Of course, there is also a gift shop where the corresponding Nessie memorabilia can be purchased.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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A82, Drumnadrochit IV63 6TU, Scotland
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

We didn't actually pay to go into the exhibit but we still managed to get plenty of the flavor of Nessie stuff in the adjacent gift shop. Fun, silly statues of the monster just outside are maybe worth a photo. The staff was friendly and...More

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Reviewed 11 November 2017

went as part of trip, was ok for as a stop over, use of loo etc. A cafe, which was quite expensive, and a few shops which were expensive. All in all an ok place.

Thank gary s
Reviewed 28 September 2017

This place is just a goldmine for the owners. The principle seems to be we might as well rip them off as they won't be back anyway. Promises much and dleivers little - outside was dirty and in places dangerous for young children. Food vastly...More

2  Thank Mario99uk
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We are still in shock 3 x bacons rolls - 1x hamburger roll three coffees and one cold drink . Presentation was shocking lettuce was just flung on the plate two cherry tomatoes just flung on the plate . No sweetener for drinks . Only...More

2  Thank Joyce Diane H
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Sweet little place. Fantastic member of staff her name was Yvonne, lovely, helpful and polite. We got there shortly before closing (as we stumbled across it) she made us out coffee and let us in the exhibit part and made sure video was playing. Absolutely...More

1  Thank Barneyandco
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Small place with very few games for children and very messy as outside. The museum only states general facts and is dark and not welcoming. The price is too expensive for this. It's mainly a shop but then again no interesting things in stock.

1  Thank kristawd
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Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

We drove by Loch Ness in our camper van. The children were really into the idea of the Loch Ness monster. If you want to find out all about it in a fun and children friendly way, visit Nessieland! Every artefact, every photo, every theory...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2017

We visited Nessieland this week as unfortunately we couldn't go on the boat trip that we'd planned, but what a mistake. The attraction consists of one large room with information boards around the sides, and large models of sea monsters. There is a dreadful smell...More

1  Thank rachelhalton
Reviewed 26 August 2017

We had an absolutely fantastic day. We spent 3-4 hours here, 3 adults and 8 children (6 months-11years so a good age range) The kids had a blast, they ran about crazily at the park, which is fantastic and set in beautiful safe garden,we, the...More

Thank Caroline P
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Visited Loch Ness last week and decided to try one of the exhibitions. We went for Nessieland, what a mistake. We were almost accosted as we walked through the door to go around the exhibition and paid £14 for the pleasure. The exhibition was very...More

Thank 1hungrybloke
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