Plan your visit
Covid-19 update: Trails and hides are open. Toilet available.
**Please note the visitor centre, shop, cafe and car park are currently closed due to building works and are not due to re-open until June 2021. We apologise for any inconvenience. Trails can be accessed via the Loch Leven Heritage Trail and parking is available at other locations around the Loch.**
- Free entrance to RSPB members
- Other discounts
- Concessions: £3
- Family: £10
Visitor centre is closed
Car park is closed
Accessible toilets are closed
Baby changing is closed
Cafe is closed
Binocular hire is closed
Shop is closed
Educational facilities are closed
How to get here
Buses to Kinross are available from Perth, Edinburgh and nearby towns.
From Kinross, cycle along the Loch Leven Heritage Trail, which is relatively flat and even-surfaced.
The reserve is halfway between Perth and Edinburgh. From Junction 5 of the M90, follow signs for the B9097 towards Glenrothes. Once on the B9097, drive for approximately two miles before turning right into the reserve which is signposted.
With the reserve car park closed from Monday 19 April - June 2021 please use an alternative location around the Loch:
Kinross: There is parking available at the Boathouse Pier and Kirkgate Park in Kinross.
KY13 8UF is the nearest postcode for the Boathouse Pier. Grid reference: NO 122017. What3Words: congas.friction.loaning
KY13 8ET is the nearest postcode for Kirkgate Park. Grid reference: NO 128017. What3Words: infants.gown.intrigued
Burleigh: There is parking at Burleigh Sands, on the north shore of Loch Leven (close to the A911). KY13 9EZ is the nearest postcode. This is centred on a farm north-east of the car park. Grid reference: NO 133040. What3Words: approvals.screen.flaunting
Findatie: There is parking at Findatie on the B9097, near the mouth of the River Leven. KY13 9LY is the nearest postcode. Grid reference: NT 170992. What3Words: about.insurance.primed
Sat nav POI file: If you have a satellite navigation system that can accept POI files, please see our POI page for a download link and instructions.
From Kinross walk 8km along the Loch Leven Heritage Trail, which is relatively flat and even-surfaced.
Information for dog owners
Visitor centre – well behaved dogs are welcome in the reception area and shop. Assistance dogs only in the café please. A tap and water bowl are available in the visitor centre courtyard. Trail and hides – dogs can be walked on all the trails, apart from the Wetland Trail, in accordance with the Scottish Access Code. Assistance dogs only on the Wetland Trail and in the hides please.
Schools booking information
Your class can enjoy hands-on nature exploration and wildlife spotting activities through our curriculum linked programmes. Each programme is designed to last two hours - sessions run between 10am - 12pm and 12.30pm - 2.30pm. Two programmes can be combined to make a whole day visit.
Facilities include a classroom, picnic facilities and accessible toilets. Visit our school trip ideas page to see our full list of programmes.
Please contact Lauren.email@example.com for booking information.
Contact Loch Leven
- RSPB Scotland Loch Leven, Kinross KY13 9LX
- 01577 862355
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