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Address: Kincraig, Kincraig PH21 - 1N, Scotland
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+44 1540 651272
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Open all year offering a wide variety of watersports onsite in the summer...

Open all year offering a wide variety of watersports onsite in the summer and skiing in the winter at nearby Cairngorm Mountain. Lessons many also be taken on our dry ski slope, onsite. Other activities such as archery, mountain biking and local walks are available all year round as are the children's activity play parks. The Boathouse Restaurant onsite is the perfect base to compliment activities, whether you are looking for a warm and cosy environment to have a cup of tea and spectate or requiring a warm, hearty, home-cooked meal to warm up after an activity.

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We visited the lovely restaurant and some of our party stayed there.

6 girls stayed in the lodges and were very happy with them. We all visited the restaurant our first night and were very impressed with the service and food, as there 18 of us they... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
irenegarden2016
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited the Loch and decided to hire a pedalo. Really nice service by a lady who gave us life jackets and tips for where best to pedal to given the wind direction. It was £20 for an hour which we thought was a little expensive but the views were great and the loch was quiet apart from some school... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

6 girls stayed in the lodges and were very happy with them. We all visited the restaurant our first night and were very impressed with the service and food, as there 18 of us they did a good job.

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Thank irenegarden2016
GManagerLochInsh, General Manager at Loch Insh Watersports, responded to this review

Dear irenegarden2016, Thanks for your reply. We are glad you enjoyed the food and service in the restaurant at Loch Insh.....hope you enjoyed the view as well! Glad you were happy Lodges too! Hope to see you again. Regards, Loch Insh More 

Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went last week to do the canoeing down the river Spey. The staff were very helpful and explained everything well to a newbie. We would definitely return!

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Thank elleinnad
GManagerLochInsh, General Manager at Loch Insh Watersports, responded to this review

Dear elleinnad, Thanks for letting us know you enjoyed yourself. We look forward to your return. Regards, Loch Insh More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was deliceous. I had seabarse and this was very good. The dessert was apple and barres scrumbled, it was lovely. Nice view from our table over the lake

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GManagerLochInsh, General Manager at Loch Insh Watersports, responded to this review

Dear Hans, Thank you so much for your review. Most appreciated. Kind regards, Loch Insh More 

Grantham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

2 or 3 years since our last visit . Had been for a short walk in the Inshriach Forest at Uath Lochlan and needed a lunch . Easily decided to revisit Loch Insh for lunch and a laugh at the sailboarders falling off . Too windy for the Sailboarders but lunch was excellent again . Large menu ranging from soup... More 

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Thank Terry W
GManagerLochInsh, General Manager at Loch Insh Watersports, responded to this review

Hello Terry, Hope you walk in the Inshriach Forest was interesting and enjoyable. Yes our burgers are a fair size, all home made on the premises from scratch - none of your bought in stuff. Its one of our best sellers. We are changing our menu this weekend but not to worry we are keeping our Boathouse burger on it.... More 

Coupar Angus, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well I had a great time at loch Insh, Where to start well the staff are warm and friendly nothing is too much trouble for them. I had every confidence in their ability to look after us on the water while we were sailing. Example last Sunday I had an equipment failure on my boat, when I called for help... More 

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GManagerLochInsh, General Manager at Loch Insh Watersports, responded to this review

Dear Pdnjed60, Many thanks for feeding back to us. We all appreciate your comments.....i will let the Team know here as feedback like this is so important to us. The Team here will be so pleased to hear you positive comments. Sorry about the dishwasher, we have now resolved this. Glad you enjoyed your food in the restaurant, we have... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every year when we stay in Aviemore we come for one evening dinner during the week. We have been doing this for twenty years. The food is excellent and sunset over Loch Insh is out of this world. We have not used the sports facilities but they look excellent.

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GManagerLochInsh, General Manager at Loch Insh Watersports, responded to this review

Dear Peter, Thank you for your comment. I am glad you enjoyed the food and view.........which depending on the weather can be very contracting. We hope to to see you again.........maybe you could try the sports facilities? Kind regards, Loch Insh More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Loch Insh Restaurant we visited on sunday the 16th April 2017. All year Ramblers walking group based in Edinburgh. We booked a meal for 18 , all pre ordered. We arrived early so that we could have pre dinner drinks . Staff very welcoming , good service .at the bar . The dinner service was excellent , all the food... More 

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GManagerLochInsh, General Manager at Loch Insh Watersports, responded to this review

Dear Ian, Many thanks for your review. I will let the Restaurant and Kitchen teams know.. Glad you enjoyed the meal and the pre dinner drinks. Really good to hear that the service was good too. Hope to see you again in the near future. ....and yes the view is amazing from the Restaurant, looking over the loch and beyond.... More 

Dundee, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We had James for a 2 hour ski lesson in the Easter holidays. He was amazing and even though we were beginners, by the end we could ski down the dry ski slope. It was great fun and I would recommend to anyone hoping to improve their skiing. Thanks Loch Inch! Christina age 13

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GManagerLochInsh, General Manager at Loch Insh Watersports, responded to this review

Hello Christina, Thanks for giving us some great feedback. Glad you had a great time here at Loch Insh. Beauty of our dry ski slope is you can use it all year round. A great place for those wishing to learn. We will pass on your comments to James, he will be pleased to hear you had a good time.... More 

Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We went there yesterday taking my two grandsons for a snowboarding lesson and it was a fantastic experience for them. They got expert tuition and came away feeling great. I would highly recommend it and they want me to take them back in summer holidays and stay there in chalet which looks great too. Thanks again it was a great... More 

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Thank yvonnethomson
GManagerLochInsh, General Manager at Loch Insh Watersports, responded to this review

Dear Yvonne, Many thanks for taking the time to feedback on TripAdvisor. We hope to see you again in the summer.........where they could try a water sport lesson. Kind regards, Loch Insh. More 

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