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The Steamship Sir Walter Scott ltd

Loch Katrine | Trossachs Pier, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park FK17 8HZ, Scotland
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A lovely way to spend an afternoon

The trip to Loch Katrine and an hours cruise on the Sir Walter Scott was part of a package for a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sandra T
I wonder how punctual was Sir Walter Scott?

Over one month prior to our trip, I tried to contact “The Steamship Sir Walter Scott Ltd” via email... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Boat trips on either the Steamship Sir Walter Scott and Lady of the Lake. Gift Shop, Cafe/Bar & Restaurant. Toilets and Car Park open 7 days. Look out for our special events, Steam Weekend, Music on the Loch, Family Fun Day and Fireworks Cruise. See the website for all the details, sign up for our newsletter to keep up to date with the happenings on and around the loch.
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  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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Loch Katrine | Trossachs Pier, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park FK17 8HZ, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The trip to Loch Katrine and an hours cruise on the Sir Walter Scott was part of a package for a weekend visit to the Lochs and Glens and it was a welcome addition. The staff were friendly and informative, the boat was clean and...More

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Stuart B, General Manager at The Steamship Sir Walter Scott ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Over one month prior to our trip, I tried to contact “The Steamship Sir Walter Scott Ltd” via email since their site was not clear enough about sailing times vs. ships to be allocated. I didn’t get a reply and, in hindsight, that should have...More

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Stuart B, General Manager at The Steamship Sir Walter Scott ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear TripKhan, Thank you for your review of The Steamship Sir Walter Scott. I am very disappointed that you did not have a good customer experience here at Loch Katrine and whilst I do take on board some of your points and have made efforts...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely love this place, 3rd time being here since April, pods are spotless clean, house keeping woman was brilliant, Sandra and Sylvia at the bookin office and the woman from the whole are all so friendly. Can’t get enough of this place and will be...More

Thank Gabrielle M
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Stuart B, General Manager at The Steamship Sir Walter Scott ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow thank you for such a great review. I am sure with your regular visits we will get to know you more. Look forward to seeing you again!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely day on the steamship Sir Walter Scott, beautiful scenery, not overly expensive £12.50 for concession ticket and £17 full price

Thank Anne D
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Stuart B, General Manager at The Steamship Sir Walter Scott ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take the A84 from Lochearnhead to Callander and about 2 miles from Callander turn right on to the A821 (poor road surface!) and follow the sign for Trossachs pier. At the end of the road you'll find a Pay & Display Car park (£1.00 per...More

Thank Alan1Bangor
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Stuart B, General Manager at The Steamship Sir Walter Scott ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your helpful review. We hope to see you back again, hopefully when our roads have been resurfaced!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Can'tflaw this company in any way ! Our pre-booked tickets were immediately available, the cruisewas puntual, scenery magificent and the ship itself a beauty ! I loved the fact that the engineer and captain did not communicate by radio or wlkie-talkie. They still use the...More

Thank Alan C
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Stuart B, General Manager at The Steamship Sir Walter Scott ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your trip with us. Our 118 year old Steamship is well maintained and we like to try and keep as much of the original features as possible such as the telegraph (ding dong ding dial),...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

First time (and wont be the last!) visitor..... On a clear, sunny spring day with a bit of heat to it, we happened upon Loch Katrine’s jewel. Boy o boy what a treat. The hour long trip meanders out to the loch for a few...More

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Stuart B, General Manager at The Steamship Sir Walter Scott ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Many thanks for taking the time to send us your comments Derek. Really delighted that you enjoyed your trip out on the loch, sound like you managed to get a flat clam day, they are truly sepctacular when thay happen! I will pass your comments...More

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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

.... but we enjoyed it. We have a good time on the boat. Some people drive one way with the boat and back with a rented bicycle. Must be fun, we recognised it to late. Friendly staff, beautiful view to the hills around! 😊

Thank Melanie S
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Stuart B, General Manager at The Steamship Sir Walter Scott ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Melanie! Many thanks for taking the time to review us here at the loch. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us on the loch and hope to see you again soon. Regards Stuart

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Reviewed 9 May 2018

Due to the low cloud, the cruise wasn’t as scenic as it would have been on a sunny day, but it was very pleasant.

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Stuart B, General Manager at The Steamship Sir Walter Scott ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Thank you for your review. Hopefully you will come and see us on a sunnier day.

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Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

It rained. But who cares. Its awesome. The scenery even in the rain is outstanding. Don't take my word for it. Go do it !!!

Thank Paul M
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Stuart B, General Manager at The Steamship Sir Walter Scott ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Thank you for your kind response. We totally agree!

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Yes, we also have a disabled access toilet and baby changing facilities.
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