Places to Visit

Scott’s life and stories have a rich association with many places across Scotland and further afield. Explore some of those sites on our interactive map.

Newsletter

Sign up to our mailing list for updates and news from Walter Scott 250 and the Abbotsford Trust.

Loch Katrine

Loch Katrine, situated in the heart of Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park, was made famous by Sir Walter Scott’s poem " The Lady of the Lake" (1810). Scott’s inspiration for this poem came from visiting the loch in 1809. The loch has more recently featured in the very popular TV series Outlander.

Visitors to Loch Katrine can sail up the loch on the historic steamship, aptly named ‘Sir Walter Scott’, a voyage which Queen Victoria famously made in 1869, or explore the loch side on two wheels utilising the bike hire facilities at the pier.  

Photograph ©VisitScotland / Kenny Lam

LOCATION:
Loch Katrine, Callander, FK17 8HZ