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“beautiful place”
Review of Loch an Eilein

Loch an Eilein
Ranked #1 of 44 things to do in Aviemore
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Owner description: Hidden in the forest of Rothiemurchus, this beautiful place is one of the most loved in the UK. Loch an Eilein (loch of the island) with its 13th century island castle, was voted Britain's Best Picnic Spot as part of the celebrations to highlight the 10th anniversary of Warburtons National Bread Week which took place in May 2010 - a big thank you to everyone who voted. Step back in time and retrace the steps of the Highland cattle raiders as you enjoy views of the dramatic and mysterious Highland castle and enjoy the exceptional wildlife of the forest including Red Squirrels and Scottish Crossbills. You can enjoy some of the best low level walking in Scotland. Sheltered by ancient pine trees with views of the mountains, the path round the loch is suitable for motorised wheel chairs, off road buggies and is part of the 50km Rothiemurchus way marked network of paths.
Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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132 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
“beautiful place”
Reviewed January 30, 2012

You can stand and look, jog, explore, take photos and enjoy this lovely loch

Visited January 2012
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luton, england
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Lovely Loch”
Reviewed January 9, 2012

Lovely walk around the loch. To walk the loch at a general pace it would take about 1-2 hours.

Visited May 2011
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Newtonmore, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“An amazing place”
Reviewed January 5, 2012

Truly magical place to go for a walk and dogs welocme too.

Visited June 2011
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Grande Prairie, Canada
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40 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Great walk in the forest”
Reviewed January 4, 2012

Very lovely hike; we walked for hours. Fairly easy walking; nothing too difficult. Definitely glad we went to check it out. Water was avail for purchase.

Visited April 2011
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“worth a visit”
Reviewed January 3, 2012

very pretty, parking nearby (small charge) so pretty accessible.

Visited December 2011
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