The Falls of Lora near Oban
The Falls of Lora near Oban

The Falls of Lora near Oban

Are you looking for something unforgettable to do on your next day off? If so, make sure you pay a visit to the famous Falls of Lora in Connel, just 6 miles from the town of Oban. Located at the sea-facing end of Loch Etive, this naturally occurring tidal rapid is a phenomenon long associated with the area. This occurs when the level of tides in the Firth of Lorn dip below the water level in Loch Etive.

How do I get to to Connel from Glasgow?

You can catch the train to Connel from Glasgow Queen Street Station, which heads towards Connel ferry and the falls are a short walk from here.

Being one of the most picturesque scenes in Scotland, the area is frequented by photographers and visitors, with the best vantage point being the car park in the village of Connel. Along with visitors attracted by the view, it also attracts regular kayakers and swimmers. This would be an unforgettable experience for all members of the family, with cafes and restaurants in the village also, to keep you stocked up while viewing. So what are you waiting for? Make the most of your day off and experience a unique day out down at the Falls of Lora in Connel.

  • Cafes and restaurants nearby
  • Parking
  • Viewing points

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