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Outlander Question!

Hey everyone!  I'm looking to take my girlfriend on a picnic at the spot featured in Outlander at Loch Katrine (Season 2 Episode 13 "Dragonfly in Amber").  Anyone know where and how to get there?


  • KatieMacCorKatieMacCor Member ✭✭
    edited October 2018
    Is this the place?  I've found it here!

  • Liam123Liam123 Member ✭✭
    edited October 2018
    That's the one! 

  • KatieMacCorKatieMacCor Member ✭✭
    edited November 2018
    The best route map for this I could find was the Holiday Property Bond, they said:

    Distance: 6.8 km/ 4.25 miles

    Time: 1 hr 45 minutes

    Gradient/Difficulty: Easy

    Start point/Carpark: From Callander go north along the A84 to Kilmahog and turn left onto the A821. About seven miles down the road, go right at a sharp bend, following signs for Loch Katrine. At the end of the road is the car park at the Trossachs Pier. From Aberfoyle, drive over the Duke’s Pass (A821) to a sharp bend, where you turn left to reach the car park.

    Google Maps 

  • KatieMacCorKatieMacCor Member ✭✭
    edited October 2018
    Oh!  And also the walking instructions!  Looks like a beautiful spot, hopefully with these you can go there too!

    Walk Instructions:


    From the car park, follow the private (to vehicles) road along the north shore of the loch. The barrier at the start of the road is between the ticket kiosk and the cafe.


    In about 1.8Km (just under half an hour) you will find two wooden barriers with a green waypost on the right hand side of the road at Point 1 (NN492087).


    It is about 100m beyond a small burn.


    Turn right here and follow the path, zig-zagging uphill and passing under some power lines.


    In about 500m (15 mins) you will join a track at Point 2 NN493089.


    Keep to the left at this junction and contour along the hillside for about 400m (6 mins) to a fork at Point 3 (NN491091).


    Take the right hand fork, rising slightly. In about 800m (12 mins) ignore a minor path on the right - you are still following green wayposts.


    In about 1.3 Km (20 mins) you will reach the end of the track at Point 4 (NN478106) where there are another two wooden barriers.


    Pass between these and zig-zag down the path for 700m (12 mins) where there are a further two wooden barriers where you join a track (NN476103).


    Turn right, pass through a wooden gate and in about 100m (1-2 mins) cross a small burn.


    In another 100m (1-2 mins), at Point 5 (NN475104), turn sharp left onto a faint path. There is a green waypost but you have to look out for it.


    This leads down to the Loch Katrine road just west of Brenachoile Lodge. Turn left and follow the road back to Point 1 in about 2.5Km (40mins) and thence the car park.”


    You can download a handy walk pack here:


    Now just to pack your picnic 

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