Less than an hour away by car.
The Loch Katrine passenger steamers have been plying the loch since 1843 when the Paddle Steamer Gypsy was launched – prior to the this galleys were used on the loch.
The steamship Sir Walter Scott is the flagship and the jewel in the Loch Katrine’s crown. With over 100 years of sailings to her name, this world famous steamship has captivated visitors for almost a century. Connecting every aspect of the Loch Katrine Experience,bringing together the best of adventure, relaxation and history – all in one experience.
Loch Etive meets the Firth of Lorn and the open sea at Connel. From here it stretches east to Taynuilt before dog-legging north east, ending after a journey of 17 miles from the sea at a ruined pier. Its northern end, and this pier, is accessible by car via a 14 mile drive down scenic Glen Etive on a minor road that starts at the head of Glen Coe.