Loch Dochart’s Dimensions: 300m long, 200m wide
Road Access for Loch Dochart: via A85
Located at the western end of Glen Dochart and only a mile from Crianlarich. Loch Dochart lies in the shadow of Ben More. On a small wooded island in the loch stand the ruins of Loch Dochart Castle a former stronghold (built between 1583 and 1631 by Sir Duncan Campbell).
It was described by Dorothy Wordsworth in September 1803 as ‘a place of retirement and peace’. However, next to Glen Dochart is the starting point for climbing Ben More, a popular mountain in the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park.
Boat hire and fishing permits are available from Portnellan Highland Lodges. Residents of the Luxury Highland Lodges also have access to Clay Pigeon Shooting, Bicycles and miles of Forest Tracks as well as Canoes and Kayaks.
Loch Dochart eventually feeds into the famous Falls of Dochart in the nearby and beautiful village of Killin where there are a wide range of Places to Stay and Eat.