Loch Rannoch

A mystical expanse of tranquil water set in stunning surroundings right on your doorstep

Staying at Dunalastair hotel Suites you are just just a few moments’ walk away from the loch itself, where mythical heroes and majestic views meet to make a truly memorable visit.

A focal point of Perthshire’s outstanding natural beauty, Loch Rannoch is a mystical 10-mile expanse of tranquil waters stretching from Kinloch Rannoch to the Bridge of Gaur, surrounded by beautiful woodlands in the shadow of the Schiehallion.

Loch Rannoch is well-served with a wealth of magnificent walking and hiking trails.  Follow the fascinating Clan Trail around the loch for an insight into the exciting history of the native Clans.  A series of information points around the shores of the loch recount the tales of prominent Scottish Clans from the 18th and 19th centuries, making exciting reading.

For cyclists the quiet flat roads surrounding the loch are ideal for taking in the spectacular views. The road is used for the famous annual Etape Caledonia, a closed road 80-mile cycling event, so you will be in good company.   Alternatively, if you are looking for the ultimate in exhilaration, you won’t be disappointed when you discover the joys of off-road mountain biking through Rannoch Forest, making Dunalastair Hotel Suites the perfect base for your cycling holidays in Scotland.

Activity enthusiasts can find plenty to do in every season. Take your ice axe and crampons for some winter mountaineering, or in the summer try your hand at abseiling or gorge walking.  For real exhilaration the area offers some spectacular white-water canoeing or kayaking. Not to mention the waterfall trails.