Out and About on Loch Lomond

In Balloch - the Gateway to Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park - we recommend:

  • Balloch Castle Country Park which is right across the street from the guest house. It has 200 acres of lush woodland as well as ornamental gardens and picnic lawns.
  • Lomond Shores is located within 10 minutes walk and is a stunning visitor destination on the edge of Loch Lomond. In it you can find:
  • Shops, cafes, bar and restaurants
  • Loch Lomond Sea Life Aquarium
  • Loch Lomond Bird of Prey Centre
  • Tree Zone-Aerial Adventure Course
  • Maid of the Loch, a historic paddle steamer - tearoom and souvenirs available.
  • Loch Lomond Brewery - it is worth a visit to pick up some of the excellent beers brewed there.

Places to eat

  • Balloch House Hotel
  • Tullie Inn
  • Princess Rose
  • Cucina
  • Boat House/Cameron House
  • Cameron Grill/Cameron House
  • Martin Wishart/Cameron House/1 Michelin Star

Take Away Fish and Chips
: Palombo's

Outside Balloch

  • Luss: charming conservation village: Loch Lomond Leisure Scotland, Luss Pier and Luss Parish Church
  • Helensburgh: an elegant Victorian town. The Hill House, a National Trust property, is one of the finest of Charles Rennie Mackintosh's domestic creations
  • Dumbarton: Dumbarton Castle, Overtoun Estate and Scottish Maritime Museum
  • Balmaha: Conic Hill, Balmaha Brewing Company and Tom Weir Memorial
  • Stirling: Stirling Castle, Wallace Monument and Battle of Bannockburn Experience
  • Ben Lomond rising from the east shore of Loch Lomond offers exhilarating walking and spectacular views across Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park.

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We will also provide brochures in your room with local tourist attractions and we will be more than happy to chat about what this stunning area has to offer.