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The perfect place to picnic and paddle

Loch Oich

Dip your toe in Loch Oich

This is a great place to stop for a break if you’re driving along the Great Glen. There are picnic tables beneath the trees, and if you feel like it you can even cool your feet in the loch...

Take a look at our guide map to the Great Glen (PDF 5.8MB) to explore Loch Oich and other forests in this stunning area.


Parking Picnic area Walking Viewpoint

Find a bite to eat

You’ll find places to eat in Invergarry.

Walking trails


Cycling trails


Mountain biking trails


Contact: Lochaber Forest District

Address: Torlundy, Fort William

Postcode: PH33 6SW

Telephone: 0300 067 6870

Email: lochaber@forestry.gsi.gov.uk


How to get here

From Fort William, take the A82 north for about 21 miles (35km) to just past South Laggan canal bridge. From Inverness, follow the A82 south to Invergarry and continue for about another two miles (3km). The car park is at grid reference NN 303 989.

Using SatNav?

PH34 4EA is about 1 ½ miles (2.4 km) south of the site on the A82.

Nearby places

Glengarry, with its rushing river and a trail to a waterfall, is just two miles (3km) away.


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