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Loch Lochy in the Great Glen

Loch Lochy is a large inland freshwater loch which forms part of the Caledonian Canal. On either side, steep mountains form the landscape

Loch Lochy is a long, straight, fresh-water loch which forms part of the Caledonian Canal inland waterway. Steep, forested hillsides give this scenic area a fjord-like feel to the landscape.
Loch Lochy lies alongside the A82 route to Loch Ness and Inverness, and of course the route to Skye via Glen Morriston, so it's a good place to stop and enjoy the scenery and hospitality provided by the local businesses in the area.
Whispering Pine Lodge enjoys an excellent location with elevated views across the loch and towards the west, whilst at the same time providing a jetty and slip access to the Loch for watersports.

A little further along the lochside is Corriegour Hotel and restaurant which has one of the most amazing locations looking out over the loch and mountains towards the west. Corriegour is a 4 star establishment and a family run business with a reputation for very good dining and accommodation. Corriegour also has its own pontoons and therefore an opportunity for passing yachts and cruise boats to tie up. A Highland Wedding reception at Corriegour would be something very special...

At the northern end of Loch Lochy is Laggan Locks where Fingal of Caledonia can often be seen during each of her weekly cruises on the Caledonian Canal. See Caledonian Discovery Holidays

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The Lochy Bar & Restaurant Fort William
The Lochy Bar and Restaurant is extremely popular with locals and visitors. We are located on the edge of Caol village and near Banavie, by the Caledonian Canal - perfect for visiting yachts and visitors staying in the area. Our family restaurant offers good value, wholesome food with a tasty menu to suit most tastes. We have easy parking and an outside area with picnic tables when the weather is good. If you are looking for a nice evening with some good, traditional food, come on in and give us a try ! Our staff are great and guarantee a welcome smile and good customer service. We are now stocking cask ales during the summer months. VIEW OUR TASTY MENU  What some of our customers say: “We've been here before about 9yrs ago but didn't know if it had changed, it's a proper pub hurrah,the food was reasonably priced and very tasty, the Mongolian Curry was excellent, I mean really very good, and the bar is dog friendly, all in all a very good experience.” “Stopped here after walking on the Caledonian Canal with our dog. Staff very friendly and provided water and biscuit for the dog. Our lunch was lovely - food was nicely cooked and presented and service was efficient- a really pleasant stop on a nice summer day. Thanks to all!” “Despite being a busy Friday night service was very friendly and food arrived quickly. Very tasty and good portion sizes. Good atmosphere and friendly staff. Will certainly return when in the area again.” Click for MORE TRIP ADVISOR REVIEWS: VISIT US ON FACEBOOK
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Loch Leven Hotel and Distillery
Loch Leven Hotel and Distillery, at the foot of mighty Glencoe, is a historic ferry Inn dating back to the time of Bonnie Prince Charlie. This award winning family-run establishment has been converted to a quirky and comfortable Highland Hotel, providing an intimate setting and personalised service to all their guests. Loch Leven hotel enjoyed an enviable location by the loch, surrounded by dramatic mountain views. The stylish Loch View Restaurant offers guests a slightly more formal option for dining whilst The Old Ferry Bar offers meals in a less formal dining area as well as on the outside terrace. The bar stocks over 60 Single Malts, more than 50 Gins and offers a creative cocktail list. Loch Leven Hotel's Old Ferry Bar has been titled as the 'Best Bar' in the Highlands for 3 years in a row at the Scottish Hotel Awards (2016, 2017 & 2018)! Their own distillery produces premium Highland spirits, their best known product being Devil's Staircase Highland Spiced Gin, named after the famous landmark on the West Highland Way. The distillery also offers 4 hour Gin School experiences where you can make your own unique bottle of gin! The restaurant and bar serves the best local seasonal produce, carefully prepared and executed with flair. Dishes on the menu might include local seafood such as scallops or langoustines and local meats & game. The 12 comfortable en-suite bedrooms offer a cosy place to relax and unwind and most of the rooms have loch views. Being located in "The Outdoor Capital of the UK", guests can also enjoy a wide variety of things to see and do from walking and climbing to golf, watersports and skiing. Dogs are also welcome in the bar and bar dining area!
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