Loch Crinan

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Coordinates: 56°05′47″N 5°33′11″W / 56.0965°N 5.553°W / 56.0965; -5.553

Loch Crinan
Crinan.jpg
View of the Loch over the harbour of Crinan village
Loch Crinan is located in Scotland
Loch Crinan
Loch Crinan
 Loch Crinan shown within Scotland
OS grid reference NR791950
List of places
UK
Scotland
Scotland

Loch Crinan is a seawater loch on the West of Scotland, leading into the Sound of Jura and being the western end of the Crinan Canal. The village of Crinan is at the entrance to the canal at the eastern end of the loch. Duntrune Castle stands on the northern shore. The River Add goes into it by the hamlet of Bellanoch.[1]

It contains the islets of An-unalin, Black Rock, Eilean dà Mhèinn, Eilean Glas, and Eilean nan Coinean.

References[edit]