Loch Awe is Scotland's 3rd largest Loch and her longest at 21 miles in length. It is world renowned for its trout fishing and has a large salmon population. In Kilchurn Castle, Loch Awe boasts one of Scotland's most photographed attractions.
Cruachan visitor center can be found on the shores of Loch Awe and provides a fascinating glimpse into one of Scotland's most remarkable Hydro-Electric projects where water is pumped up hill to a man made loch during periods of energy surplus, and allowed to flow down hill through turbines to provide power output during periods of peak demand.
Tour Scotland by Car: Loch Awe & Cruachan
The drive to Loch Awe & Cruachan from Best Western The Crianlarich Hotel is less than 20 minutes - see our suggested Self Drive Holidays in Scotland itinerary for more information and directions.
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