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Loch Achilty

From Openwaterpedia

Loch Achilty covers 100 acres in the eastern Highlands of Scotland. Loch Achilty lies between Loch Garve to the north and Loch Achonachie to the south, about three miles west of Strathpeffer and about 21 miles north of Inverness on the A835.

This loch is well known for good fishing. It is also the location of an ice swim by Helen Beveridge that was sanctioned by the International Ice Swimming Association.

Loch Achilty is accessed by a small road just west of the village of Contin while travelling west from Dingwall or Inverness. The road forms a loop around the lochs returning across the Loch Meig Dam exiting just east of Contin via Marybank near Muir of Ord.

Ice Swimming[edit]

Loch Achilty is site of ice swimming that has been ratified by the International Ice Swimming Association.

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