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Address: Trossachs Pier Loch Katrine, By Callander, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park FK17 8HZ, Scotland
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+44 1877 332004

Welcome to Loch Katrine - one of Scotland's special places.

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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 without a cruise on this wonderful ship, or on "Lady of the Lake", the perfect way to experience the beauty of Loch Katrine. Perhaps you'll just want to relax with a coffee or a meal in the Brenachoile Cafe Bar, shop for a souvenir and take a stroll by the shore, or bring the family for a cycle trip?

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It is absolutely beautiful here. The stunning views took my breath away. Unfortunately, the steam boat wasn't running but the walk was great. Also, I'd imagine it was good for... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Bradford, United Kingdom
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It is absolutely beautiful here. The stunning views took my breath away. Unfortunately, the steam boat wasn't running but the walk was great. Also, I'd imagine it was good for kids too as there's some information boards about mythical creatures and such. Definitely my favourite part of my trip to Scotland.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was going from Inverness to Glasgow. But suddenly I was hit by the lightning I remembered my room in Glasgow was booked for tomorrow. So I didn't have any place for dinner and sleeping. I looked around . I was driving along big beautiful lake, it was Loch Lamond . I turned to the lake, found hostel, had dinner... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cycled round the loch in March 2017. The place was deserted, but I imagine the opposite is true in peak season. Definately cycle as the 10 mile or so one way may be a bit of a trek. Nice tarmac road the whole way, although you can't circuit the loch as the road ends part way round. Cycle hire available,... More 

Thank Andrew L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great boat trip, even on the Lady of the Lake (the Steamship Sir Walter Scott doesn't run in the winter). It was cold for some people on the top deck, but the friendly staff provided blankets, commentary, chat, and you could buy their famous, and extraordinarily presented, hot chocolate with Bailey's for extra warmth. If you are on the top... More 

Thank Debra M
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

Some really well run boat tours from here, you can go on your bike or hire a bike or even hire a golf buggy to go round the paths of loch Kathrine We enjoyed the boat tour, especially nice on a milder warmer day however you can sit inside if bit cold or they even offer a blanket. Do remember... More 

Thank PaulGlasgow1
Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

beautiful loch: we were there in winter so we couldn't have the cruise, but this is a must do in Scotland

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Of course you can visit in tbe winter months but wrap up, wear good walking shoes/boots and be careful on the walkways. If the Loch is calm, the mirror images of tge mountains are aweinspiring. Then, in the warmer months, take a boat trip on the Sir Walter Scott steamer - go one way and cycle/ walk back or vice... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We have been here multiple times. Mostly we travel on the steamer, the Sir Walter Scott which is a beautiful ship and worth travelling to Loch Katrine just to view. Usually we take the trip to Stronachlachar and cycle back. It's around 13 miles and hilly but so peaceful and scenic with so much wildlife to see. There is the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

On a calm day, the Loch reflects the hills and trees around it (and the steamboat when that is sailing). During the winter, the car park can be icy and difficult; the path can be very dangerous - but worth trying for the gorgeous views.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Lovely Loch, especially on a sunny day. You can cycle / walk around and the area in general is so lovely. There is a plenty of parking and there is restaurant with nice food. Good for a day out.

3 Thank BarbaraRiekwel

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