Loch Leven  Kinross Shire


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Loch Leven like this:

Leven, Loch, in co. and par. of Kinross; is about 85 miles in circuit, stores at its full height 600 million cubic ft. of water, and gives off the river Leven; contains seven islands, on one of which, Castle Island, Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned 1567-68; has long been famous for its trout.

Loch Leven through time

Loch Leven is now part of Perth and Kinross district. Click here for graphs and data of how Perth and Kinross has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Loch Leven itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Loch Leven, in Perth and Kinross and Kinross Shire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 24th June 2024

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