Loch Rannoch (Scottish Gaelic: Loch Raineach) is a large body of fresh water in Perth and Kinross, Scotland. The loch is over 9 miles (14 km) long in a west-east direction with an average width of about 1,090 yards (1,000 m). The River Tummel begins at its eastern end. The Tay Forest Park lies along its southern shore. The wild Rannoch Moor extends to the west of the loch and used to be part of the Caledonian Forest that at one time stretched across much of Northern Scotland. This is proven in part by the presence of Scots Pine stumps preserved in the boggy areas of the moor, and pollen records from peat cores. I invite you to share some experiences, taking a journey with me, to explore and discover not only the beauty of Rannoch and Highland Perthshire but also to show you the qualities and fantastic range of visitor attractions you can enjoy whilst you are here.
Tours of Scotland are simply not complete without a visit to beautiful Highland Perthshire and Rannoch in particular. Its delightful centerpiece is the Scottish highland village of Kinloch Rannoch, overlooked by the famous mountain Schiehallion, the 'Fairy Mountain', Scotland’s favourite Munro, with its two delightful churches, lies on the River Tummel, at the eastern end of Loch Rannoch you are in Breadalbane country of beautiful and historic Highland Perthshire. The river flows eastwards through Dunalastair reservoir, which is part of the Tummel Garry hydro-electric scheme, while power-houses are situated at the far western end of the loch, and also at Tummel Bridge.
The whole area dotted with award winning hotels of the highest quality self catering accommodation, some of which arefeatured on this site, but also for romantic escapes, outdoor activity and adventure weekend, short breaks in Scotland - destination highland weddings and superb corporate events and away days of all kinds in Scotland and Perthshire in particular. Where else could you go?
Discover the wonders of Highland Perthshire when you visit the Rannoch area. Travel through delightful towns, villages – highland lochs and glens - and choose everything from traditional museums to innovative and interactive visitor attractions and unique and exciting natural attractions.
Whether your special interest is castles and historical sites, whisky, genealogy, flora and fauna, speciality shopping or culinary delicacies, you will find places to expand your knowledge, feed your imagination and delight your senses. This variety gives you the wonderful freedom of choosing exactly the vacation or short break experience you are looking for.