Loch Restil

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Loch Restil
Loch Restil - geograph.org.uk - 11726.jpg
Loch Restil - geograph.org.uk - 11726
Location Cowal, Argyll and Bute, Scotland.
Coordinates 56°13′50″N 4°51′31″W / 56.230557°N 4.8585287°W / 56.230557; -4.8585287Coordinates: 56°13′50″N 4°51′31″W / 56.230557°N 4.8585287°W / 56.230557; -4.8585287
grid reference NN 22904 07899
Type Freshwater Loch
Catchment area Cowal.
Basin countries Scotland, United Kingdom.
Surface elevation 248 m (814 ft)
Islands 0

Loch Restil; is a freshwater loch that lies in the pass between Glen Croe and Glen Kinglas on the Cowal peninsula, Argyll and Bute, West of Scotland. One of the main roads to the west of Scotland coast, the A83, passes Loch Restil.[1][2] The burn that flows from Loch Restil is one of the feeds of Kinglas Water, in Glen Kinglas, which flows under the Butter Bridge.[3]

Loch Restil lies within the Argyll Forest Park which is itself a part of the Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park.[4][5]


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