Click for Bookshop

Storr Lochs

The collective name for two small lochs which form a hydro-electric power reservoir on the Trotternish Peninsula of the Isle of Skye, the Storr Lochs comprise Loch Fada and Loch Leathan, 5 miles (8 km) north northeast of Portree. They collect a series of small streams and their outflow falls steeply to the north into Bearreraig Bay, via the Storr Lochs Power Station. Their level was raised by a dam to create the reservoir in 1950-52.

Popular for their recreational fishing, the elderly mountaineer Norman Collie (1859 - 1942) died after developing pneumonia having fallen into the Storr Lochs during a fishing expedition.


Use the tabs on the right of this page to see other parts of this entry arrow

If you have found this information useful please consider making
a donation to help maintain and improve this resource. More info...

By using our site you agree to accept cookies, which help us serve you better