Walk h119 A circuit of Loch an Eilein, Rothiemurchus

A delightful Lochside stroll


Route outline for walk h119:

Loch An Eilein Visitor Centre  -  Rothiemurchus Loch an Eilein  -  Loch Gamhna  -  Loch An Eilein Visitor Centre  -  Rothiemurchus.



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

The ruined 14th Century Castle in Loch an Eilein is thought to have been the home of Alexander Stewart, illegitimate son of Robert II of Scotland.

Loch an EileinmeansLoch of the Island.


You can find more walks near this one on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL57 Cairn Gorm & Aviemore


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Map (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

36 Grantown & Aviemore, Cairngorm Mountains


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk h119 A circuit of Loch an Eilein, Rothiemurchus

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Walk h119 A circuit of  Loch an Eilein, Rothiemurchus - Loch an Eilein (Rothiemurchus)

Loch an Eilein (Rothiemurchus)

Photo: Andi Firth (4)

Walk h119 A circuit of  Loch an Eilein, Rothiemurchus - Loch an Eilein (Rothiemurchus)

Loch an Eilein (Rothiemurchus)

Photo: Andi Firth (5)

Walk h119 A circuit of  Loch an Eilein, Rothiemurchus - Loch an Eilein (Rothiemurchus) Visitors Centre

Loch an Eilein (Rothiemurchus) Visitors Centre

Photo: Andi Firth (1)

Walk h119 A circuit of  Loch an Eilein, Rothiemurchus - Loch an Eilein (Rothiemurchus) and the castle ruins

Loch an Eilein (Rothiemurchus) and the castle ruins

Photo: Andi Firth (3)

Walk h119 A circuit of  Loch an Eilein, Rothiemurchus - The ruined castle on Loch an Eilein (Rothiemurchus)

The ruined castle on Loch an Eilein (Rothiemurchus)

Photo: Andi Firth (2)

Walk h119 A circuit of  Loch an Eilein, Rothiemurchus - Loch an Eilein (Rothiemurchus)

Loch an Eilein (Rothiemurchus)

Photo: Andi Firth (6)


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