The Queen of the Scottish lochs
The jewel in the crown of Scotland and centre piece of Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Loch Lomond’s vast expanse of water, the largest inland waterway in Britain some 23miles long and up to 5 miles wide with its 34 islands, sandy beaches and rocky shores is both a fascinating and fantastic place to visit.
Some 23 miles long and up to 5 miles wide, Loch Lomond boasts 34 islands, sandy beaches and rocky shores making it both a fascinating and fantastic place to visit.
Positioned between the Queen Elizabeth Forest Park with Ben Lomond to the East and the Arrochar Alps to the West, its superb scenery and natural beauty make Loch Lomond one of the most desirable holiday locations in Scotland and the UK.
The interesting and varied geology around the Loch is immense. The Highland fault line crosses Loch Lomond with the lowlands to the south and the highlands to the north. Totally dormant and inactive now it still portrays natural beauty and grandeur on a scale that is envied worldwide.
Loch Lomond presents a perfect holiday location within its own right and offers lots to see and do in the local area.
There are numerous attractions such as walking, cycling, climbing, golf, water sports, sailing, fishing, photography, wildlife, quad biking and shooting in the vicinity.
If it’s something a bit more adventurous that you’re after, the Loch Lomond Seaplane does trips around the Loch and beyond out to the West Coast Islands. Alternatively access the many sea lochs and rugged shorelines by car, which is only 30-minutes away.
Loch Lomond is well positioned in West Central Scotland to form an ideal base for whatever type of holiday you’re looking for. Relax on and around the lochside or for the more adventurous traveler there is easy access to touring routes around Scotland with the perfect accommodation to retire to at the end of the day.