GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Loch Achilty

2 miles (3.2 km)

This walk visits the lovely Loch Achilty in the Scottish Highlands. You can start the walk from the car park at the western end of the loch and then follow the country lane along the northern shore. It's a very tranquil place with fine views over the waters to the surrounding hills. The picturesque loch also has a pebble beach and is surrounded by birch and oakwoods with lots of wildflowers in the summer.
The walk can be extended by heading north to visit the wonderful Rogie Falls.

Postcode

IV14 9EN - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Loch Achilty OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Loch Achilty Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

To the north east there's a splendid peaceful trail along the remote Loch Glass to try.
To the east there's the town of Dingwall where you can enjoy a walk along the old Dingwall Canal. It's a nice easy waterside walk with splendid views over the Cromarty Firth at the coastal end.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Scottish Highlands Walks page.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

Photos

Loch Achilty - geograph.org.uk - 603188

Loch Achilty

Loch Achilty - geograph.org.uk - 47488

An inlet at the SW end of Loch Achilty also provides a quiet setting for a picnic site.

Northern shore of Loch Achilty - geograph.org.uk - 1866002

Northern shore of Loch Achilty

The Crannog on Loch Achilty (geograph 3439802)

The Crannog on the loch

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

Loch Achilty.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Download Linked File)

Memory Map Route

Loch Achilty.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Download Linked File)