Loch Duntelchaig

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View of Loch Duntelchaig.

Loch Duntelchaig (from the Scottish Gaelic Loch Dun Seilcheig) is a freshwater loch in the traditional county of Inverness-shire in the Scottish Highlands. It extends 5 km from the southwest to its outflow in the northeast and measures up to 1.75 km at its widest. The loch drains via Loch a Chlachain into the River Nairn. Loch Duntelchaig is over 60m deep towards its south end.[1] It is also the main reservoir for Inverness sitting less than a kilometre from the secondary reservoir Loch Ashie.


  1. ^ Ordnance Survey 1:50,000 scale Landranger map sheet 26 Inverness

Coordinates: 57°21′00″N 4°17′56″W / 57.350°N 4.299°W / 57.350; -4.299