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Spectacular natural phenomenon visited for highest tide of the year. Parking near the Falls is... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Wayne A
Great Find, Make reservations

Happened upon the hotel along an impromptu walk. Checked the reviews and decided to eat dinner. Was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ava B
Westminster, Colorado, United States
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Firth of Lorn, Connel, Oban, Scotland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Spectacular natural phenomenon visited for highest tide of the year. Parking near the Falls is limited because workers use the small car park.

Thank Wayne A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Happened upon the hotel along an impromptu walk. Checked the reviews and decided to eat dinner. Was told to make reservations, so we gratefully did. Food was excellent! Creative combinations. Tasty. Prepared well. Served well.

Thank Ava B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are at certain times of the tide you can see the current ripping through the narrows but you have to pick your time. If you are lucky as I was you might even see a fishing boat running them, that must be an experience.

Thank Victor C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Free car park at North side A85 by Connel Bridge. We were mid-tides but the waterfall and whirlpool from Loch Etive very dramatic.

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very fast moving river and the whirlpools were very loud. When we were standing on the shore we noticed the tide starting to come in. Ten minutes later it had risen at least two feet! Amazingly fast

Thank glennawalkden
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely place where the tide causes amazing whirlpools and eddies. It's amazing to see how fast the water runs and how quick the tide rises. great if a sunny evening.

Thank Wilkybob
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During my Shearings Coach holiday, staying at Oban, we were driven back and forth over the Connel Bridge, many times. It depended on the time of day and the tides, as to what we could see! There was little time to study the effects of...More

Thank shebilly
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Who would expect a "" falls" in the middle of a Loch, but that is what you see at the meeting of the Locks , right next to the bridge. It can be quite spectacular at times.

Thank gaz4caz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Standing out from opposite the Oyster Inn Hotel is a small car park where you can pull up and read an information board about the falls. Not really waterfalls as such, more like scary rapids that run straight down the river! There were people canoeing...More

Thank travellerinyellow
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Previous reviewers have already mentioned this, but in the interests of clarity - and possible false expectations - it is worth stressing that the Falls of Lora are not waterfalls. It is an area of turbulent water that flows and eddies under the Connel Bridge...More

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10 June 2017|
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Response from eeyore320 | Reviewed this property |
failing that go to the sea life centre in Barcaldine they have a pair there and are wonderful to see.