Stand Up Paddleboarding on Loch Chon

Stand Up Paddleboarding on Loch Chon

The Main Points

Location – Perthshire Scotland between Loch Ard and Loch Katerine (there is a second Loch Chon near Blair Athol)
SUP – SUP – Own Fatstick Inflatables, Pink Panther* and Blue Lagoon (*Pink Panther now has a new design – check it out here)
Cost – Parking at the waters edge
Conditions – Freshwater  loch
Other users – We were there on a freakishly warm day in October during the week so there was only 1 other paddler in a kayak
Entry Point – Sandy/ pebbly beach, gradual incline
Surrounding amenities/Bathrooms- Closest is Aberfoyle just under 12km to the east

Getting There –  Head towards Aberfoyle along the A81 out of Glasgow then onto the A829 past Loch Ard.

Map for directions

Current Weather Conditions

Wee Blether

Another loch in the lovely Trossochs area, we were there while the leaves were turning which added a different feel to the paddle.  There are rapids leading into a waterfall at the eastern end and a picturesque little boat shed.  The loch was relatively quiet which may have been due to the time of year and also that it was during the week that we went however having gone passed a few times there never seems to be crowds of people in this quiet corner of the Trossochs.

Stand Up Paddleboarding on Loch Chon
Stand Up Paddleboarding on Loch Chon
Loch Chon Boat House
A picturesque boat house on Loch Chon

Stay tuned, next week when we are back on the Forth and Clyde Canal at Lambhill, Scotland. Do you have a favourite SUP location that you think should be added here?  Contact us on the ‘Contact’ tab and we’ll include it in a later post.


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