The village of Kenmore has one of Scotland’s most spectacular settings. Sitting at the entrance to the River Tay and with its beach looking down Loch Tay towards the Ben Lawers Mountain range, sunsets here are breathtaking. There are plenty of places to eat and stay after a great day of outdoor adventuring.
Kenmore Hill - a circular walk with scots pine trees and far-reaching views over Loch Tay to the Ben Lawers range of Munros and the west.
Acharn Falls - a short circular walk with beautiful waterfalls, a Victorian hermit cave and lovely views over Loch Tay.
Bag a Munro
On the northern side of Loch Tay lies the Ben Lawers group of seven Munros. One glen overlies Glen Lyon, reputedly Scotland’s loveliest glen and home to a circular hiking route known as the Glen Lyon four.
Paddle on Loch Tay
With its 23km length and spectacular views, Loch Tay is a dream paddling destination. Its two islands and ancient crannogs make it an interesting loch to explore.
For Canoeing and Kayaking:
For Stand Up Paddleboarding:
Jump into Acharn Canyon
Canyoning at Acharn Canyon offers one of Scotland’s best natural waterslides.
Mountain Bike at Drummond Hill
With spectacular views of Kenmore, Loch Tay and Glen Lyon there are some great routes for all abilities.
Windsurf and Wingsurf on Loch Tay
With its miles of water to sail on, Loch Tay is a great playground for Windsurfing and Wingsurfing.
Canoe, Kayak or SUP on the River Tay
Scotland’s longest River has it all, from multi-day descents to whitewater sections. Several companies offer options for all levels and abilities.
For canoeing and kayaking:
Event: Aberfeldy Multi Sports Festival and Aberfeldy Triathlon
Every August this fantastic festival brings hundreds of enthusiasts to the area to compete in a number of events including the British and Scottus Middle Distance Triathlon Championships, Drummond Hill 10k and Loch Tay Swims.
EAT, DRINK & SHOP
Reputed to be Scotland's oldest Inn, the Kenmore Hotel offers traditional hearty Scottish fare, ales and riverside views.
With adjacent shops, The Courtyard, part of the Mains of Taymouth estate, offers great food in a comfy environment. It's centre piece is a huge warming fire.
The Kenmore Inn offers plenty of room choice and magnificent views in every direction.
The Kenmore Club, with its exclusive lochside location and pool offers upscale accommodation.