Glengyle sits beautifully at the northern end of Loch Katrine. Birthplace of Scottish legend Rob Roy MacGregor, Glengyle is a hotspot for heritage hunters embarking on the infamous patron’s trail.

It is also the location of the impressive Glengyle House, built by the MacGregor family, shown right in an old photo and its present day guise.

Relax in style – really experience the history of this unique location by staying in the bothy, the birthplace of Rob Roy MacGregor. These stunning steadings offer the best of both worlds – the serenity and awe of Loch Katrine with accessibility to the neighbouring villages of Callander and Aberfoyle. Contact Glengyle Steadings for more details. Walk, bike or simply relax alongside one of Scotland’s most peaceful places.


Stronachlachar, Gaelic for “the nose or point of the stonemason”, has been part of Loch Katrine’s rich history for over a century. Nestled at the far end of the loch, this small hamlet is home to a series of mighty historical connections. Not more than an hour’s walk from Inversnaid, a checkpoint on the West Highland Way, this stunning destination has been welcoming the steamship Sir Walter Scott at its pier for decades.

So much to do so little time! Loch Katrine offers many different options to spend your time here and you can pack a whole day full of it.

From shopping, to eating, to sailing, cycling, walking and This page will give you all the details that you need to experience Loch Katrine to its full potential. Loch Katrine is a host to pretty much every outdoor activity imaginable from hiking and biking to climbing and bird watching. The Trossachs woodlands and forestry call out to anyone with a sense of adventure.

For more information of what the Trossachs can offer you, investigate The Great Trossachs Forest website.