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Gorthleck is located in Inverness area
Gorthleck shown within the Inverness area
OS grid reference NH553200
Council area
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district IV2 6
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
List of places
57°14′53″N 4°23′59″W / 57.24806°N 4.39977°W / 57.24806; -4.39977Coordinates: 57°14′53″N 4°23′59″W / 57.24806°N 4.39977°W / 57.24806; -4.39977

Gorthleck (Scottish Gaelic: Goirtlig) is a small hamlet on the north shore Loch Mhòr in Inverness-shire, Scottish Highlands and is in the Scottish council area of Highland. The Gorthleck hamlet encompasses the village of Lyne of Gorthleck, and Gorthleck House, where it was rumoured that Bonny Prince Charlie stayed after the Battle of Culloden and had to flee after seeing Redcoats appear, from an upstairs window.

Free Church of Scotland kirk at Gorthleck