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Bridge and very calm waters during our visit

During our trip, the water was very calm and reflections on the water were superb for photos. It's... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
London, United Kingdom

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Wayne A
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Firth of Lorn, Connel, Oban, Scotland
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All reviews connel bridge loch etive amazing sight low tide minute stop both sides limited parking coach trip short visit a small car park white water fish and chips natural phenomenon oyster inn surrounding area worth a visit check tide times
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Reviewed 1 week ago

During our trip, the water was very calm and reflections on the water were superb for photos. It's a stunning bridge with pleasant views. When you come off the bridge, there are parking places dotted around and in one area that we parked, there was...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks 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 5 weeks 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 5 September 2018

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 3 September 2018

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 30 August 2018

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 30 August 2018

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 28 August 2018

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 27 August 2018

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 18 August 2018 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
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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.