GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Loch Shandra Walk

1 miles (1 km)

This walk visits Loch Shandra in Blairgowrie, Angus. You can follow a section of the epic Cateran Trail along the western side of the loch.
The remote and picturesque loch is surrounded by some lovely scenery with woodland and hills to admire. The loch is located just to the north of the village of Kirkton Glen Isla.


PH11 8PG - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

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

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

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

You can continue your lochside walking by heading east to visit Backwater Reservoir or south to Lintrathen Loch where there's lots of birdlife to see.
A few miles to the south east you could visit Kirriemuir and the Loch of Kinnordy. The RSPB nature reserve includes a wide variety of wildlife and more nice waterside trails.


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Loch Shandra from Tulloch.

Fishing Hut and Jetty on Loch Shandra - - 95061

Fishing Hut and Jetty on Loch Shandra

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Beyond the reservoir is the rest of the square a mix of rough grazing and trees.

Loch Shandra dam - - 19461

Dam and small reservoir above Kirkton of Glenisla.

Kirkton of Glenisla geograph-3207969-by-Ben-Brooksbank

Kirkton of Glenisla countryside.

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Kirkton of Glen Isla view to the south of the loch.


GPS Files

GPX File

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

Memory Map Route

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