Auchintaple Loch - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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Auchintaple Loch also known as Auchenchapel Loch, is a small shallow freshwater loch that is located in Glen Isla in Angus, Scotland. The loch is man-made, created by the Victorians so they could go trout fishing. Hidden in the landscape of Glen Isla, the loch measures 1.59km in length.
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1.32km from Auchintaple Loch
A beautiful luxury Scottish castle for hire in Angus Scotland, perfectly situated near the Perthshire border for easy access to the Cairngorms. The castle was destroyed in 1640 but has been painstakingly and lovingly restored to become an authentic yet comfortable Scottish castle with modern amenities that can accommodate up to 16 people. It is a Category B historically listed building by Historic Environment Scotland; when listed, it was still a ruin.
3.28km from Auchintaple Loch
Mount Blair is a prominent landmark around Glen Shee and Glen Isla, its gradual dome topped by a transmitter mast. It provides a short and straightfoward hillwalk, with superb summit views. It lies between the valleys of Glen Shee and Glen Isla, north of the town of Blairgowrie. The peak provides a fairly straightforward hillwalking route, with extensive views at the top. Its summit is topped by a transmitter mast.
5km from Auchintaple Loch
A beautiful 19th-century castle, about 6.0 kilometres south of Spittal of Glenshee, Perth and Kinross, Scotland, on the east of the Shee Water. he main block has two storeys and is harled; there are two towers, one of three storeys and the other of three storeys and an attic. Historic Environment Scotland's comment is "Detail coarse and incorrect", while describing the whole as a "Mid-Victorian baronial curiosity". Part of the ground may at one time have been set out in the style of a Japanes
7.18km from Auchintaple Loch
Backwater Reservoir is a reservoir in north west Angus, Scotland. The project was initiated by the Dundee Corporation Waterworks in 1964 and absorbed into the newly created East of Scotland Water Board in 1968, before final completion and the official opening by Queen Elizabeth II on 9 October 1969. It links with Lintrathen Reservoir, 2½ miles to the south, and supplies water to almost 300,000 people in Dundee, the towns of Angus as well as Coupar Angus, Blairgowrie and the Carse of Gowrie.
10.12km from Auchintaple Loch
Mayar is a mountain in the Grampians, in Angus, Scotland. It is usually climbed together with its near neighbour, Driesh. At an elevation of 928m, it is the 564th highest peak in the British Isles and the 534th tallest in Scotland. A good trekking destination and also it offers you nice views too.
10.99km from Auchintaple Loch
Balintore Castle is an A-listed shooting lodge in a remote highland glen, now undergoing restoration after 50 years of dereliction. This beautiful castle occupies an elevated site in moorland above Balintore village, a few miles north of the Loch of Lintrathen, near Kirriemuir, Angus. A tower house named Balintor existed on the site in the late 16th century, according to Timothy Pont's maps.
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Angus is one of the 32 local government council areas of Scotland, a registration county and a lieutenancy area. The council area borders Aberdeenshire, Dundee City and Perth and Kinross. Main industries include agriculture and fishing. Global pharmaceuticals company GSK has a significant presence in Montrose in the north of the county.