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Jacobite Cruises - Dochgarroch Lock

Dochgarroch Lock, Dochgarroch, Inverness, IV3 8JG

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include Ticket Office and Gangway Access for Jacobite Cruises on Loch Ness.
  • Related link Jacobite Cruises - Tomnahurich Bridge.
  • Related link Jacobite Cruises - Clansman Harbour.
  • Comments View
    • Dochgarroch Lock is the most accessible boarding location for the cruises.
    • Clansman Harbour is not accessible for wheelchair users and is not recommended for those who have a walking disability.

Opening Times

  • The venue has seasonal opening times.

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Inverness.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located at the front of the ticket office.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 1 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 360cm x 580cm (11ft 10in x 19ft).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 10m (10yd 2ft) from the ticket office.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is / are loose chippings.
    • The car park surface is loose chippings.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Drop off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • There is a bollard that restricts access to the Blue Badge bay.
    • The Blue Badge bay is 58m from the gangway to the boat via the ticket office.
    • There is an unofficial drop-off point within 10m of the gangway with public access.
    • Long term parking is not possible at this location.
    • There is a second car park to the left of the ticket office. This is shared with coach parking.

Outside Access (Gangway)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the gangway.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • Comments View
    • There are 2 boats which leave from this harbour, The Jacobite Maverick and The Jacobite Rebel.
    • The Jacobite Maverick has an accessible toilet whereas The Jacobite Rebel does not.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilet facilities within this venue.
  • Comments View
    • Accesible toilet facilities are available on the Jacobite Rebel boat.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.