A sonar reading recently revealed a previously unseen trench at the bottom of Loch Ness. Located about nine miles east of Inverness, it looks just large enough for Nessie to hide in. Or more plausibly, it’s yet another attempt by the locals to keep the myth alive—and the tourists flocking to the lake.
Craving a snap of Scotland's most evasive cryptid? Why not do it in style.
The Loch Ness monster might have celebrity status, but England has its own lake monster that's a real up-and-comer. Denizens of Bowness-on-Windermere in Cumbria's Lake District claim they've spotted the beast, whom they've dubbed "Bownessie."