Author Archives: Chloe Cottam

‘Blag’ a Munro – our top 5

The Munros are Scotland’s largest mountains with each standing at a minimum 3000ft. There are 282 across the country with 21 of these situated in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park. Munro ‘bagging’ (ticking off each Munro) has become … Continue reading

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Balmaha Millennium Forest walking guide

Download the Loch Lomond and Trossach’s National Park walking guide to the Balmaha Millennium Forest > Balmaha lies directly on the Highland Boundary Fault which landmarks where the Scottish Highlands meet the lowlands. The Millennium Forest Trail is a great … Continue reading

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Top 5 islands on Loch Lomond

There are more than 50 islands on Loch Lomond, with 22 that have been named. For the best views of the loch’s islands then take the short climb up the Conic Hill (you can leave on foot direct from your … Continue reading

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Boating on Loch Lomond

There are plenty of ways to explore the waters of Loch Lomond to suit everyone. Loch Lomond is home to 22 named islands plus at least 27 islets. From Inchmurrin, which is the largest and has its own island pub, … Continue reading

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Conic Hill walking guide

Sitting directly behind the lodges at 1000ft high is Conic Hill. Right on the Highland Boundary Fault, this short hill walk offers truly fantastic views over Loch Lomond and its many islands. You don’t need to be the fittest of … Continue reading

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Inchcailloch walking guide

Download The Loch Lomond and Trossach’s walking to Inchaillioch Visible from the shores of Loch Lomond Waterfront, one of the most visited islands on the Loch is Inchcailloch. Easily accessible by hiring a kayak from Balmaha House, taking the Mail … Continue reading

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Best Glasgow museums & galleries

Just a half hour drive from the Waterfront is the city of Glasgow. As the largest city in Scotland Glasgow has an abundance of culture to satisfy even the most avid art lovers. From classic Scottish architecture by Rennie Mackintosh to the … Continue reading

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Ancient Oceans at Loch Lomond Sealife

If you are looking for a fun day out for all the family, why not visit  SEA LIFE Loch Lomond  This may Loch Lomond SEA LIFE are holding an Educational Ancient Oceans event from the 23rd-31st of May.Visitors will get … Continue reading

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Spirit of Stirling Whisky Festival

The much loved annual whisky festival returns again on May 9th 2015 The Spirit of Stirling Whisky Festival is an annual festival that celebrates the very best in Scotch Whisky. Each year, the organisers invite the best in the Scotch … Continue reading

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A day out in Edinburgh

Just over an hours drive from the Waterfront, Edinburgh is busting with great things to do for all the family, no matter what time of year. Whilst the Edinburgh Festival is often at the forefront of peoples’ minds when they … Continue reading

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