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Looking to visit the best lakes in Stirling? After all, there’s nothing better than the serenity of the lakeshore — or a quick dip when the weather’s warm. So, browse our list of Stirling’s top lakes below as recommended by the komoot community, and experience more on your next adventure!

The top 12 lakes in Stirling

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    1

    Craigallian Loch

    Hiking Highlight

    On the path beside Craigallian Lock is a commemorative plaque regarding the Craigallian Fire, which was a legendary place which spawned a number of climbing communities in the area, and …

    Tip by
    Barney
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    2

    According to legend, Robert the Bruce and his army threw their weapons into this small hole. This included Robert Bruce's long sword and according to legend, it is still here …

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    Tip by
    Carola K.
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    3

    Loch Lomond

    Hiking Highlight

    Loch Lomond is a vast and extremely beautiful freshwater lake nestled amid a landscape of snow-tipped mountains. The lake crosses the Highland Boundary Fault, often considered the boundary between the …

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    4

    Loch Katrine

    Road Cycling Highlight (Segment)

    Lovely rolling road on the north shore that’s closed to vehicles.

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    5

    Carron Valley Reservoir

    Road Cycling Highlight

    I’ve had punctures at worse spots.

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    6

    Loch Achray

    Road Cycling Highlight

    Shielbrae Road between Cambusbarron and the Carron Reservoir is a challenging single track road located in a lovely landscape but unfortunately the surface is appalling (uneven surface, potholes and loose …

    Tip by
    JRG
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    7

    Loch Lubnaig - The Trossachs

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Beautiful ride on NCN (National Cycle Network) 7. Lots of Asphalt, a little bit of gravel, but no problem. Stunning Scottish Highland scenery. You can stop for a coffee too. …

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    8

    Lochan Spling

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    An unusually-named little Loch of beautiful aspect, with three sculptures to be found on the water - a pike, a dragonfly and an osprey.

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    Barney
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    9

    Loch Venachar

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Gorgeous, scenic, tranquil and possessed of many fine gravel double and singletrack trails. It's a great place to spend a little time.

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    Barney
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    10

    Loch Earn

    Hiking Highlight

    Loch Earn is a long and narrow stretch of water in a picturesque mountain setting. The loch, which is six-and-a-half miles (10.5 kilometres) long from east to west, is the source of the River Earn.

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    11

    Loch Coulter (reservoir)

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Coulter, a loch in the S of St Ninians parish, Stirlingshire, near the foot of the Lennox Hills, 6¼ miles SSW of Stirling. With an utmost length and width of …

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    mtcerio
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    12

    Loch Lomond

    Hiking Highlight

    A great day out here, plenty to see and a few places to stop of at if you do the circular, the cafe is great, plenty of outdoor seating,

    Tip by
    Tom

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