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At the northeast end of Loch Tay is Kenmore, a neat little village of whitewashed cottages dominated by a huge archway which stands at the gateway to Taymouth Castle, built by the Campbells of Glenorchy in the early 19th century and now a very fine golf course and soon to be a "6" star hotel if the project ever gets off the ground.

Kenmore has a charming hotel and pub in the centre of the village and a new visitor centre stroke posh deli on the North side of the bridge which is expensive but serves delicious grub for a car journey. (Taymouth Courtyard).

Kenmore sits at the east end of Loch Tay and on a hot day you can sit beside the Loch on a stony beach and dip your toes in the waters. The kids will certainly enjoy the water which is as fresh as you can imagine and cold to boot.

There is a lot to do in the area (see activities) boats and bikes can be hired as well.

Eating Out

The Mains of Taymouth as a great shop and cafe in kenmore itself. The Kenmore Hotel has a bar and offers grub as well. Down the valley around Aberfeldy, there are lots of places to eat as well.


Apart from the little local store in the main street drop into Taymouth Courtyard which offers a sumptious choice of deli food, normal food and knick knacks.



Travel Directions to Kenmore

Local Sights & Activities for Kenmore

Loch Tay is a major watersports centre, and close by the Crannog Centre is, Tel. 830588, Scotland's best watersports and activities centre, where you can try water-skiing, windsurfing, sailing, rafting, jet biking, river sledging, fishing, parascending, clay-pigeon shooting, hill walking and Nordic skiing.

You can hire bikes from Perthshire Mountain Bikes, Tel. 01887 830291.

Nearby Ancient Monuments

Local Visitor Attractions


Nearby Distilleries

  • Aberfeldy Distillery

    Original Johny Dewar distillery near Aberfeldy that still produces a single malt as we being blended. Includes a smart visitor centre and tour.

Kenmore Hotels & Accommodation

There are hotels in Kenmore and down the valley in Aberfeldy. There are a few juicy self catering properties as well.

Boathouses which overlook Loch Tay are wonderful and in wonderful positions right on the water's edge on the loch. W: or T: 07900 91 40 71. Otter and Dipper which sleep two are just dreamy!