The essential guide to the hugely popular Loch Leven Heritage Trail in Kinross-shire.
Explore beautiful Loch Leven on a 13 mile trail around the Loch, using this guide to help you discover its delights and savour its stories.
We reveal the fascinating hidden tales behind the Loch’s wildlife and history. We help you plan you visit and find the best places to watch wildlife, grab a coffee or go to the toilet. We keep you informed of events and other important goings-on around the Loch.
In case you’ve not visited before, Loch Leven is a sparkling jewel surrounded by rolling hills and fertile farmland. It brims with natural beauty, wildlife and history. This picturesque loch is a National Nature Reserve with a remarkable range of wildlife, including tens of thousands of breeding and wintering birds. Loch Leven has been a home for monks, the scene of sieges and the setting for a queen’s escape. It has welcomed generations of anglers and hosted huge curling tournaments. Today, it also offers one of the prettiest and most interesting loch-side walks in the country.