TOURING LOCH NESS' URQUHART CASTLE Is Nessie Real - Scotland is Magical Everyone's heard of the famous Loch Ness monster Nessie. We have it from informed local sources that Nessie is actually a "kelpie," a magical seahorse. We saw them in the Harry Potter films but the beastie is shy of tourists so wasn't around when we visited. TripAdvisor says: Urquhart Castle sits on a headland overlooking Loch Ness and is believed to date back to as early as the 12th century. The present ruins are dated from the 13th to the 16th centuries, and shows evidence of being built on early medieval fortification. #lochness #magical #scotland #mindsphoto #myphoto

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