Neptune's Staircase, Banavie, Scotland, Loch Linnhe, staircase lock, longest staircase lock, United Kingdom, Caledonian Canal, Thomas Telford, IPSV0714, IPSV5291
Neptune's Staircase is a staircase lock comprising eight locks on the Caledonian Canal. It is the longest staircase lock in the United Kingdom, and lifts boats 64 feet (19.5 metres). It is located at Banavie, near Fort William just north of Loch Linnhe. Overlooked by Ben Nevis. The structure was designed by Thomas Telford.