Loch Muick

Freshwater loch south of ballater

Loch Muick is an upland, freshwater loch lying approximately 9 miles south of Ballater, Scotland at the head of Glen Muick and within the boundary of the Balmoral estate.

Glas-allt Shiel, the hunting lodge originally built for Queen Victoria and completed in 1868,lies at the western end of the north shore of the loch.

A good path leads all the way around Loch Muick and taking the low level route this is about 8 miles long.