GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Loch Brora Walk

5 miles (8 km)

This beautiful loch is located a few miles north west of the coastal village of Brora in n the east ofSutherland, in theHighlandarea ofScotland.
A quiet country lane can be followed along the eastern side of the loch, with fine views across the water to the surrounding hills, woodland and countryside. You could reach the loch by following the country lane from Brora train station if you prefer. This runs along the River Brora for a few miles before reaching the loch. The river is a popular place for salmon fishing - see the video below for more details.


KW9 6LX - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

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

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

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Head inland and you could visit the lovely Falls of Shin near the Kyle of Sutherland and the villages ofLairg and Bonar Bridge. Also in Sutherland is the village of Golspie on the coast. Here you can enjoy a climb to Ben Bhraggie where you'll find the Sutherland monument and wonderful views over the area.
A few miles to the south west you'll find the splendid Loch Fleet National Nature Reserve. The coastal reserve includes sand dunes and nature trails with seals, otters and various wildfowl to look out for on the way.
The John O' Groats trail runs from Brora to Golspie with some splendid views over the Moray Firth. Here you could also visit the historic Dunrobin Castle. The 14th century castle has a fascinating history and some beautiful gardens to explore. The lovely waterfall on the Golspie Big Burn Walk can also be found in this area.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Scottish Highlands Walks page.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


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Loch Brora. Looking down the loch towards Carrol Rock.

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View across a bay towards Killin.

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Brora Bay backed by birchwoods.

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Beach on the middle lobe.


GPS Files

GPX File

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

Memory Map Route

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