Rannoch is a special
The small village of
Kinloch Rannoch is situated at the eastern end of
Loch Rannoch. The village boasts a local store, hotel, and a
convenience store. There is a large time share complex located
just outside the village. There is a local private bus service
connecting Rannoch to Pitlochry.
Rannoch is set well and truly in the highland landscape with
hills and moorland all around. It is exactly this that adds to
its beauty. When you visit the area, you will experience the
seclusion, the vastness,
the quiet and the purity of the
It has not always been like this, the area was inhabited
by a number of competing Clans surrounding Loch Rannoch. A car
journey around the loch following the Clan Trail, you will
discover a number of markers each locating a site with
information plaque to tell you a story of the clan and some of
its struggles in the past.
You will also find the Black Wood of Rannoch on the southern
shore of the loch. This is the remnant of the ancient Caledonian
Pine Forest, which is home to the Scottish Crossbill, Capercaille, roe and red deer and may other species of wildlife.
Rannoch Station is set in the middle of Rannoch Moor some 30
minutes from Rannoch village beyond the far end of Loch Rannoch.
This station is internationally known because of its tearoom and
information centre on Rannoch Moor.
David Bellamy opened the Rannoch Moor information room in September 2005. Rannoch Station
gives access to Fort William and the steam train to Malaig on
Scotland’s west coast. Rannoch Station is an excellent walking
area with a route out towards Glen Coe, or catch a train to
------------ the next station on the route to Fort William, and
Rannoch offers a very special experience, a real feel of the
Highlands, with, loch, glen, ben and one of Europe’s largest
peat bogs on Rannoch Moor.
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