Bridge of Orchy

Argyll and Bute

A village in NE Argyll and Bute to the south of Rannoch Moor, Bridge of Orchy lies at the head of Glen Orchy, 6 miles (10 km) north of Tyndrum. A bridge over the River Orchy was built here in 1751 during the construction of a military road. An inn erected in the settlement became a stance for drovers and was visited by Dorothy Wordsworth in 1803. The Bridge of Orchy Primary School closed in 2004,

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