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Loch Linnhe

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Open water

  • This destination contains areas of open water which can be hazardous if you are not suitably prepared. Follow our water safety advice and take care.

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A perfect picnic spot on your long drive to the West Highlands

This viewpoint on the A82 is a popular spot for a picnic by the loch. Exceptionally photogenic, Loch Linnhe provides a welcome breather from any long drive.

Facilities and access

Walking
Walking
Parking (charge)
Parking (charge)
Viewpoint
Viewpoint
Picnic area
Picnic area

The nearest public toilets are at Corran Ferry, 2 miles to the south.

Car parking information

Payment options: Contactless card or RingGo

The charges to park at Loch Linnhe are:

  • £1 for up to 1 hour – all vehicles
  • £3 for all day – car (up to 7 seats)

Please park with care and consideration. In particular please park in designated parking areas only and do not block entrances or gates. Nearby car parks with free parking can be found in our local forest list without the £ symbol. 

Annual parking pass available:

Blue badge holders park free. Please display your Blue Badge clearly.

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Getting here

The car park is on the loch side of the A82, 2 miles north of Corran Ferry or 6 miles south of Fort William.

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PH33 6SJ is the nearest postcode, about 1½ miles to the south.

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0300 067 6650 (option 1)
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Nearby forests

Waterfall cascades down into pool, surrounded by trees, ferns and boulders, Glen Righ forest, near Fort William

Eight mighty waterfalls and wide loch views

Facilities and activities
Walking
Walking
Parking icon
Parking
Wildlife hide
Wildlife hide
Viewpoint
Viewpoint
Picnic area
Picnic area
Distance from 'Loch Linnhe': 1.45 miles
People walking at Glenachulish

A forest glen surrounded by mountains

Facilities and activities
Walking
Walking
Parking icon
Parking
Viewpoint
Viewpoint
Mountain access
Mountain access
Distance from 'Loch Linnhe': 4.27 miles
Calm loch surrounded by varied green trees with distant hill in background and blue sky above.

Towering redwoods surround this tranquil lochan

Facilities and activities
Walking
Walking
Parking icon
Parking
All ability trails
All ability trails
Easy-access facilities
Easy-access facilities
Viewpoint
Viewpoint
Mountain access
Mountain access
Picnic area
Picnic area
Distance from 'Loch Linnhe': 4.57 miles