Eating and Drinking

Balloch (3 miles)

  • The Tullie Inn
  • Cucina
  • Golden Star
  • Chimes
  • Queen of the Loch
  • The Stables
  • Palombos
  • Loch Lomond Homes and Gardens
  • Wide range of take aways

Drymen (3.5 miles)

  • The Winnock Hotel
  • The Drymen Inn
  • The Clachan

Further afield

  • The Oak Tree (Balmaha)
  • The Cruin (east Loch Lomond)
  • Loch Lomond Arms (Luss)
  • The Abbotsford  (Dumbarton)
  • The Village Rest (Luss)
  • The Beech Tree (Killearn)

Shopping

Balloch (3 miles)

  • Loch Lomond Shores
  • Antartex Village


Gartocharn

  • The House of Darroch

Glasgow

  • City centre shopping area
  • St Enoch Centre
  • Buchanan Galleries
  • Braehead

Stirling

  • Thistle Centre
  • City centre shopping area

Places to Visit & things to do

Stirling Castle

If you like visiting historic buildings Stirling Castle is worth a visit.

Wallace Monument

If you are feeling energetic the climb to the top of the tower (246 steps) rewards you with magnificent views

Blair Drummond Safari Park

A great day out for young and old alike.  Spend the whole day watching the animals.

BBQ area, cafes, amusements and large childrens playarea

Briarlands Farm

pick your own fruit. Childrens adventure playground, cafe and tractor rides.

Go Ape

Take a walk on the wild side (if you dare) at Go Ape based in Aberfoyle.

Kelvin Grove Museum and Art Gallery

Wide range of display ranging from classical art to natural history. 

Glengoyne Distillery

Why not visit this beautiful distillery and enjoy a tour and a dram, whilst enjoying the stunning scenery.

The Great outdoors

A multitude of scenic walks in the immediate and surrounding areas.  If you would like to go fishing on the loch permits are available to buy locally.

Bird Watching

Plenty of opportunities to observe our native and migratory species at RSPB Loch Lomond reserve.  just a short walk from the park.

Horse riding & pony trekking

Why not enjoy a day trekking through the countryside.

Duncryne trekking and equatation centre, Gartocharn.

castle Rednock, Callender.

Sea Plane

Why not try a  different way to view the scenery of the loch.  Take a flight in the sea plane from Cameron House.

Loch Lomond Shores

Shopping and activity area based in Balloch. 

  • shopping including Jenners
  • Sea Life Aquarium
  • Bird of prey centre
  • Tree Zone
  • Boat trips
  • Play park
  • Bike and canoe hire
  • Mini Golf

SS Walter Scot

Take a scenic trip on this beautiful steam boat. Berthed at Loch Katrine.

Sweeney's Cruises

Cruise round Loch Lomond on one of these boats.  Sweeneys cruises leave from Balloch bridge slipway and Loch Lomond Shores.

The Waverley

Paddle Steamer trips available please book in advance.