Loch Skeen
Loch Skeen

Moffat, Scotland

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About this water

Lake
Brown trout and Vendace
OS Grid Ref: NT 17101 16505
Latitude: 55.43539456005
Longitude: -3.31170716826

Loch Skeen is the highest body of water in the Southern Uplands. It is home to peregrines; that nest in the crags of the spectacular Grey Mare's Tail waterfall that plunges 200ft into a narrow gorge.

Park at the National Trust Scotland carpark at the foot of the falls. A 1¼-mile steep mountain path starts at the waterfall viewing area and ends at Loch Skeen.

Water map

Permission & Tickets

Vendace inadvertently caught must be
returned immediately with minimal
handling.

Register catch returns by phoning 0844 493
2100 or email greymare’stail@nts.org.uk,
returns should include records of Vendace
inadvertently caught and also ‘no catches’.

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