Loch Eck Forest Notices
COVID-19 has changed lots of things we do. And as we re-open the majority of our facilities and welcome more of you back in Phase 3, we need your help to do it safely. Please check what’s open before you travel; enjoy your visit safely by following NHS and Scottish Government guidance; take your litter home with you; and follow the Scottish Outdoor Access Code.
At this location:
- The car park is open and normal charges (if any) now apply.
A picturesque picnic spot with lochside views
As you follow the road along the eastern shore of Loch Eck, stop at one of our picnic sites and enjoy gorgeous views across the loch. Jubilee Point picnic site is particularly photogenic, so don't forget to bring your camera.
Loch Eck is a great place for wildlife. Red squirrels forage its shores and deep under its surface swims Scotland's rarest freshwater fish – the powan. This relic from the ice age is a protected species and is only found here and in Loch Lomond.
Take to the water
Portable, non-motorised craft - like canoes or kayaks - can be launched from Jubilee Point.
Camping from your vehicle is not permitted here. There are campsites with facilities nearby at Sandbank and Kilmun, by Dunoon.
Facilities & access
The nearest public toilets are at Whistlefield and the café at Benmore Garden.
There are two car parks with picnic facilities along the east bank of Lock Eck on the A815. Jubilee Point can be found approximately half way along the loch.
PA23 8SG is the nearest postcode.
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