Highland Exploration – our location and how to get here

Highland Exploration is based in the beautiful Perthshire village of Kinloch Rannoch. It’s about two hours’ drive from Glasgow, Edinburgh or Dundee, about 1 hour 15 minutes from Perth and about 40 minutes from Aberfeldy or Pitlochry. There are regular trains to Rannoch Station, which is about 17 miles from the village, as well as regular buses and coaches.

How to get to Kinloch Rannoch by road

If you’re driving from the south, take the A9 northwards from Perth. After you pass the exit to Pitlochry, turn left onto the B8019 signposted to Loch Tummel, Tummel Bridge and Kinloch Rannoch.

If you’re driving from the north of Scotland, come south on the A9 and take a right-hand turn for Calvine, then right again and head for Kinloch Rannoch.

How to get to Kinloch Rannoch by train

The Glasgow-Mallaig train (one of the most beautiful train journeys in the UK) stops at Rannoch, and there are regular trains to and from Pitlochry. From Rannoch Station you can use the Demand Responsive Transport Service (DRT) but please note you must book in advance.

There are sleeper services from London Euston to Rannoch or to nearby Pitlochry.

Check the Scotrail website for more information and for tickets.

How to get to Kinloch Rannoch by bus or coach

There are regular coach services to Pitlochry and you can get local buses or pick up a hire car from there.

View bus times to Kinloch Rannoch from Pitlochry

Where do our explorations and private charters depart from?

Loch cruise departure point

Our loch cruise boat Raineach leaves from Kinloch Rannoch Marina, which is about 1 mile west of Kinloch Rannoch village. When you reach the Village Square continue on the road signposted Rannoch Station. About 100 metres beyond the car park for the Macdonald Loch Rannoch Hotel, the entrance to the Marina is located on the left-hand (loch) side.

Land Rover exploration and Evening Safari departure point

Our Land Rover explorations and Evening Safaris depart from the Village Square, Kinloch Rannoch.

Private Charter departure points

If you’re doing a Private Charter with us, we will collect you from your holiday accommodation if it’s no more than 10 miles from Kinloch Rannoch. Otherwise, we can pick you up from one of the Kinloch Rannoch hotels or another prearranged point. We’ll arrange it all when we chat to you about your special day!

Map of our departure points

This map shows you our departure points for our explorations. Private Charters will leave from your own local accommodation.




Contact us if you have any questions or requests

If you have any questions about our location, our departure points or any aspect of our explorations or private charters, don’t hesitate to contact us and we’ll be happy to help.