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Welcome to Loch Katrine - one of Scotland's special places. Just as special as the magnificent scenery is the famous steamship "Sir Walter Scott" which itself has been a landmark in The Trossachs for over a hundred years. Your visit is not complete...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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| Trossachs Pier Loch Katrine, By Callander, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park FK17 8HZ, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have visited Loch Katrine on several occasions now and it truly never ceases to take my breath away. Whether you’re visiting for a bike ride on a sunny day, or walking after some snow, it truly is a wonderful place for lovers of nature. The...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sophieg406
StuartB2764, General Manager at Loch Katrine, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your lovely review. We recommend taking the Steamship up to Stronachlachar in the morning and walk the 14 mile trip back. It is very popular and can take all day of you would like, with some stunning views. Alternatively there are a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner bought me the itison 2 night deal for my birthday and I absolutely loved it. The scenery, the staff, the eco lodges were amazing. I had the most wonderful birthday and the staff at Loch Katrine made it even more wonderful and even...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jacky R
StuartB2764, General Manager at Loch Katrine, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review. I have a feeling you are part of the last review in which case I will say again, we are glad we helped to make your birthday a little more special and we do look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took my girlfriend for her birthday on the 2 night deal with itison . we loved it so much that we cant wait to come back . the staff bent over backwards to make our stay most comfortable .on arrival they heard it was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Veralynne1972
StuartB2764, General Manager at Loch Katrine, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your lovely review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we were able to help make your girlfriends birthday a little more special. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely winter family walk along the loch followed buy the most indulgent hot chocolate and our children’s requests of hot juice met! The staff were extremely friendly and accommodating. We managed to leave one of the kids bags behind, this was returned...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jenn B
StuartB2764, General Manager at Loch Katrine, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your experience with us at Loch Katrine. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is really such a lovely loch and deservedly popular. There are lots of walks, well marked, for every ability from completely flat to quite challenging. The ferry takes bikes free of charge to the other end and then you can cycle back the 14...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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StuartB2764, General Manager at Loch Katrine, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. A picnic is a great idea as there are a few scenic places to stop and enjoy your lunch. We do though, have a cafe at each end of the Loch if you are in the mood for something hot....More

Reviewed 6 January 2019

Driving through the Trossachs was simply breathtaking. Couldn't have been more beautiful. We got lost on our way to Loch Katrine, but that's okay. In Scotland if you make the wrong turn you just see something more beautiful. We did eventually find our way to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Leanne B
StuartB2764, General Manager at Loch Katrine, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2019

Thank you for your review. Couldn't agree with you more.

Reviewed 3 January 2019 via mobile

A cold day in early January but 8 adults and 3 children were on board for the first trip in 2019! One hour later we were back at n fry land after a very pleasant trip. Beautiful scenery.

Date of experience: January 2019
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StuartB2764, General Manager at Loch Katrine, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2019

Thank you for joining us at New Year and for the review. Glad you enjoyed your trip. Please come back and see us again!

Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Stayed for 3 nights in one of the lodges and loved it. Lodge was spotless, comfortable and well equipped. Was a bit worried about how warm it would be in December but the underfloor heating kept it toasty. Staff were really friendly and helpful too.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Msarthur
StuartB2764, General Manager at Loch Katrine, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2018

Thank you for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Hopefully we will see you again.

Reviewed 11 December 2018

On some days it can be a busy place with people getting on/off the boat (a great trip, btw) and enjoying the shop. However, start a walk along the North-shore of the Loch and you will soon enjoy the quiet view. It is also great...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Hendrik N
StuartB2764, General Manager at Loch Katrine, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2018

Thank you for your review. You can rent bikes here at Trossachs Pier during the summer months but would need your own during winter months.

Reviewed 11 December 2018

What an experience we had staying here. Lovely views and lodge was so cute and cosy. We arrived early and staff advised we could head to our lodge early which was great service. Absolutely recommend. We also booked a trip on the Sir Walter Scott...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jemima1988
StuartB2764, General Manager at Loch Katrine, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2018

Thank you for your review. If residents arrive early we try to make sure you can access your lodge as quickly as we are able. We apologize for the lack of fairy liquid in your lodge which will have been a slight over sight but...More

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MadsUlricJ
14 September 2018|
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Response from StuartB2764 | Property representative |
It is only possible to walk or cycle around the north side of the loch (Trossachs Pier to Stronachlachar or vice versa). The southern shore road is private and only goes half way. So please make sure you ask a staff member... More
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Michellek1605
25 August 2018|
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Hi Michelle! We ask that guests use gas BBQs only. They can be supplied for £10 or £20 depending on the size you require. Regards Stuart
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Emma-daniel0080
3 July 2018|
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Response from StuartB2764 | Property representative |
We will have sails running but it will be on a reduced winter timetable. In November it is our ship Lady of the Lake that runs on Wednesdays, Saturdays & Sundays for 1 hour cruises. I would recommend giving us a call to book... More
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