Loch Avon

(Loch A'an)

Situated at an altitude of 903m (2377 feet) in the remoteness of the central Cairngorm Mountains, Loch Avon (also Loch A'an) is the source of the River Avon which flows eastwards through Glen Avon. Cairngorm rises steeply to the north and Ben Macdui to the southwest. Loch Avon extends to 56.5 ha / 139.5 acres. Queen Victoria and Prince Albert visited on an outing from Balmoral Castle on 28th September 1861.

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