GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Loch Garry

3 miles (5 km)

This walk visits Loch Garry in the Scottish Highlands near Fort William.
You can park in one of the lay-bys on the northern side of the loch near Ardochy House. Then follow the country lane along the large loch which is 11km long and 50 m deep. There's also a viewpoint car park just north of Ardochy House. This is a popular spot for taking photos of the beautiful loch as from the outline of the loch has the shape of a map of Scotland.


PH35 4HR - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

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

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

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Just to the east you'll find Loch Oich. There's a nice circular trail here using part of the epic Great Glen Way long distance trail.
On the nearby Caledonian Canal and you could visit the splendid Neptune's Staircase. The site is noteworthy asthe longest staircase lock flight in Scotland.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Scottish Highlands Walks page.


Loch Garry - - 472948

Loch Garry. The 'classic' viewpoint of the upper loch, taken before the area just below the roadside was planted. It will be interesting to see if they let the trees grow to obscure this wonderful viewpoint.

Fish Farm on Loch Garry - - 1107132

Fish Farm on Loch Garry

Loch Garry - - 1570117

The Loch seen from the viewpoint high above Ardochy House.

Loch Garry from Ardochy - - 588194

Loch Garry from Ardochy. Looking towards the bridge to Torr na Carraidh.

Private road bridge over Loch Garry - - 2187131

Private road bridge over the loch.

Roadside House - - 233490

Roadside House. East of Inchlaggan.


GPS Files

GPX File

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

Memory Map Route

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