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Loch Oich

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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 picnic spot right next to the water's edge

Enjoy a walk on the shore, lovely views and easy access to the water if you fancy a paddle.

Facilities and access

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

The nearest public toilets and shop are in Invergarry.

Water safety

We want all our visitors to have a safe and enjoyable time at our forests. If you plan on venturing into the water here, please read our safety advice first.

Water safety

Car parking information

The charges to park at Loch Oich are:

Payment options: Contactless card only

  • £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

Loch Oich car park is on the east side of the A82 a ½ mile north of Laggan swing bridge. If coming from the north, the car park is 2 miles south of Invergarry.

Using SatNav?

PH34 4EA is the nearest postcode, about 1½ miles south of the car park.

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Get in touch

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Phone
0300 067 6650 (option 1)
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Nearby forests

River flowing over and between protruding rocks with dense forest on either bank and blue sky above.

One of Scotland's most beautiful rivers

Facilities and activities
Walking
Walking
Parking icon
Parking
Viewpoint
Viewpoint
Picnic area
Picnic area
Distance from 'Loch Oich': 1.45 miles
View from Torr Dhuin as golden evening sun spills across River Oich and surrounding mountain range, near Fort Augustus

A peaceful woodland with views over the river Oich and the Great Glen

Facilities and activities
Walking
Walking
Parking icon
Parking
Ancient monument
Ancient monument
Distance from 'Loch Oich': 5.44 miles
Wide valley with river flowing through the middle, surrounded by grassy fields and forested hills under a blue sky.

A great place for a family picnic and a gentle stroll

Facilities and activities
Walking
Walking
Parking icon
Parking
Picnic area
Picnic area
Distance from 'Loch Oich': 6.75 miles