Loch of Drumellie

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Loch of Drumellie
Marlee Loch or Loch of Marlee
Fields above Kinloch - geograph.org.uk - 1431888.jpg
Fields above Kinloch, with the Loch of Drumellie or Marlee Loch through the trees.
Loch of Drumellie is located in Perth and Kinross
Loch of Drumellie
Loch of Drumellie
Coordinates56°34′57″N 3°23′52″W / 56.582600°N 3.39780°W / 56.582600; -3.39780Coordinates: 56°34′57″N 3°23′52″W / 56.582600°N 3.39780°W / 56.582600; -3.39780
Typefreshwater loch
Max. length1.408 km (0.875 mi)[1]
Max. width0.80 km (0.50 mi)[1]
Surface area70 ha (170 acres)[2]
Average depth29 ft (8.8 m)[1]
Max. depth69 ft (21 m)[1]
Water volume221,902,000 cu ft (6,283,600 m3)[1]
Shore length13.9 km (2.4 mi) [2]
Surface elevation44 m (144 ft)[2]
Max. temperature60.2 °F (15.7 °C)
Min. temperature48.7 °F (9.3 °C)
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Loch of Drumellie also known as Marlee Loch or Loch of Marlee is a small lowland freshwater loch that is located 2.3 miles west of Blairgowrie, in Perth and Kinross [1][2] The loch and the surrounding area are designated as a wildlife reserve, run by the Scottish Wildlife Trust. The loch is also a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), as well as forming part of a Special Area of Conservation.[3]


  1. ^ a b c d e f John, Murray; Lawrence, Pullar. Bathymetrical Survey of the Fresh-Water Lochs of Scotland, 1897-1909 Lochs of the Tay Basin Volume II - Loch of Drumellie. National Library of Scotland: National Challenger Officer. p. 105. Retrieved 9 March 2019. This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.
  2. ^ a b c d "Loch of Drumellie or Marlee Loch". British Lakes. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  3. ^ Dunkeld - Blairgowrie Lochs, Joint Nature Conservation Committee