Whether you are looking for a weekend away with a difference, or doing the 65 mile Great Glen Way by boat, boot or bike, when planning your trip, be sure to consider the stunning location of Laggan, where Scottish Canals recently opened two new bothies and a grab and go café as part of the Scottish Scenic Routes initiative, as your overnight rest stop.
Laggan Locks offers beautiful views of Loch Lochy. With no minimum stay you can enjoy a good night’s sleep before getting back on your bike and there is even a floating gastro pub 100m away (March – October) for when you arrive after a hard days cycle. We provide on-site shower and toilet facilities, there is also an on-site Café (Wednesday to Sunday, 9am-3pm March – October) and there is even a floating gastro pub 100m away (March – October).
Bonnie with a double bed, wood burning stove, sofa, coffee table, sink, two ring hob, fridge and kettle offers a one off experience for guests to enjoy.
Please book 48 hours in advance through this website, to check availability and to book click the link to send an e-mail enquiry. If you are hiking and you want a last minute booking, you may be able to pay for this at the onsite café but availability can’t be guaranteed.
- Will considerShort Breaks
- Family friendlyyes
- Mobilitysee owner
- LuxuriesWood Burning Stove
- GeneralLogs and kindling provided
- FurnitureDouble Bed
- Outdoorson site Cafe (March - October)
Located at Laggan Locks on the Great Glen Way, you can cycle to Banavie and see iconic Neptune’s Staircase within 2 hours on gentle off-road tracks. Heading west, you will get to Fort Augustus off road on the flat in an hour or so. A passenger boat passes through every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (late June to end August) if you want to put your bike on the boat and cycle back for a great day out.
Directions – From Glasgow & the South:
Head north on M6 towards Carlisle before joining the A74(M) and M74 to Glasgow. At J22 exit onto the M8 towards Glasgow Airport/Greenock. After 10.5 miles exit, onto the M898 signposted Erskine/Bishopton. Continue on the A898. Keep left at the fork following the signs for the A82 Crainlarich. Continue on the A82 for approx. 130 miles through Fort William, Spean Bridge, and Letterfinlay. Approx. 4 miles past Letterfinlay turn left at Laggan Locks at the top end of Loch Lochy. There is a phone box and a bus stop just before the turn. You will also see the sign for the Eagle Barge, turn here and follow the road for a couple of 100 yards
Directions – from Inverness and the North
Take the A82 heading south along the A82 for approx. 45 miles. This will take you past, Lochness Centre & Exhibition, Urquhart Castle, Loch Ness Holiday Park, Fort Augustus, the Great Glen Water Park, The Great Glen Hostel and the Loch Lochy Youth Hostel. Once you pass the Hostels take the next right at Laggan Locks at the top end of Loch Lochy. There is a phone box and a bus stop just after the turn. You will also see the sign for the Eagle Barge, turn here and follow the road for a couple of 100 yards