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Loch Voil Balquhidder
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  Loch Voil is a beautiful loch west of Balquhiddrer

 

 

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Below are links to the main Lochs in the National Park.
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Loch Achray in Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park Loch Ard in Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park Loch Arklet in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park Loch Chon in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park Loch Dochart in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park Loch Earn in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park Loch Goil in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park click to return to lochs home page
Loch Katrine in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park Loch Lomond in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park Loch Long in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park Loch Lubnaig in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park The Lake of Menteith in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park Loch Venachar in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park Loch Voil in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park

Loch Voil

Loch Voil's Dimensions:8km long

Road Access for Loch Voil: Via the A84 from Callander Main Road

 

Loch Voil is a narrow and approximately 8km long freshwater loch that lies to the west of Balquhidder. It drains water from the smaller Loch Doine through the River Larig and is drained by the River Balvaig at its northern end. Visitors can access the loch via a small single track road from Balquhidder that leads to Inverlochlarig.

 

There are many mountain walks in this area and it is also good for cycling. You can enjoy the scenery around the loch and of the Strathyre Forest or join cycle route 7 in Balquhidder. Route 7 follows a disused railway line and is a mostly level and pleasant cycle.

 

In Balquhidder you can visit the Old Kirk where you can find the grave of Rob Roy MacGregor. Rob Roy is a Scottish folk hero who became famous through Sir Walter Scott’s novel about his life. Even though there are many tourists visiting sites associated with Rob Roy, his burial place remains tranquil and unspoilt.

 

Loch Voil is a great Salmon and Brown trout loch. There are boats on hire from the Lochside Cottages in Balquhidder and a local ghillie can provide useful help if you arrange for it in advance. Fishing is restricted to the south shore of the loch and permits can be obtained from Mrs C. Oldham in Balquhidder or James Bayne’s tackle shop in Callander.

 

Wildlife around LochVoil includes deer, both Red and Roe, pine martens, otters, red squirrels and a wide variety of birds such as pheasants, buzzards, eagles,barn owls and ospreys.  

 

 

 

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Scotia Fishing, Scottish Fishing at its Best. The SS Sir Walter Scott steamship

 

 

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Balquhidder

 

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Below are links to the main Lochs in the National Park.
To return to the LOCHS ENTRY page click on the map image.

 

Loch Achray in Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park Loch Ard in Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park Loch Arklet in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park Loch Chon in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park Loch Dochart in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park Loch Earn in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park Loch Goil in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park click to return to lochs home page
Loch Katrine in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park Loch Lomond in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park Loch Long in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park Loch Lubnaig in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park The Lake of Menteith in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park Loch Venachar in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park Loch Voil in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park

Find Accommodation in the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park Click for fishing information about the Lochs and Rivers Click for providers of fishing permits Click for the Mountains and peaks in the Park Click for information about the Lochs in the Park

 
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