The Lochside Blog

New menu in The Pier Cafe

The Pier Cafe offers an ideal location to enjoy the stunning view over Loch Katrine from our conservatory.  Choose from our wide variety of coffee’s and cakes, or enjoy lunch from our extensive menu. Gluten free options available. We also have a large range of books and maps on the area in our gift shop.  

Loch Katrine – A brief history

Loch Katrine is one of the largest lochs in the Trossachs at almost 9 miles long and is owned by Scottish Water as the primary water supply to Glasgow. It’s name is thought to come from the “caterans” or cattle rustlers that once inhabited the Trossachs, the most notorious of whom was Rob Roy MacGregor…. Read more »