Loch Glascarnoch

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Loch Glascarnoch, a reservoir 7km long, is about halfway between Ullapool and Inverness.

The A835 follows its south shore and has several parking areas / viewpoints, but they are not linked by a path. The best views are from the other side, where a track leads to a small power station about halfway along the loch. When the glen was flooded, stands of trees were covered and now a lot of driftwood (with many shapely, ornamental pieces for house or garden) has been blown eastwards to accumulate in the small bays.

A good family walk, with no special footwear needed, unless you leave the path to gather driftwood.

Refreshments etc are at the nearby Aultguish Inn.

Scotland - Highlands and Islands - Highland - Mid Ross


Birds, Butterflies, Flowers, Good for Kids, Great Views, Hills or Fells, Lake/Loch, Moor, Mountains, Pub, Tea Shop, Toilets, Wildlife

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Distance away
21.8 Miles