Kinloch Rannoch

Kinloch Rannoch is a pretty settlement situated close to the east end of Loch Rannoch.

Founded in the 18th century after the Jacobite rebellion, the main square was built in the mid Victorian period by Sir John MacDonald of Dalchosnie.

The village has an excellent general store, The Country Store, a lovely cafe: Riverbank Cafe, hotels: The Dunalastair Hotel Suites and the Macdonald Loch Rannoch Hotel, and interesting churches and a children's playground.

There is a nature walk, a beautiful waterfall that is easily accessible and the obelisk in the square is to Dougald Buchanan, an 18th century evangelist, Gaelic scholar, and poet. 

Our current Local Information Leaflet is available in shops and hotels. 

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On the third saturday in August, the Rannoch Highland Gathering is held in the park.  You can watch tossing the caber, putting the shot, highland dancing, tug-of-war and you can even enter for the hill race, a race up Craig Varr which towers above the village. There are races and fun for children too.

Many other events take place in Kinloch Rannoch during the year. 

For Kinloch Rannoch Village Walks see Walks page