Cities & towns
Scotland’s most interesting and vibrant cities and attractions are easy to get to from Loch Lomond Waterfront.
Glasgow – City of culture – 30 mins drive
Restaurants, Museums and Art Galleries, shopping, theatres, concerts & nightlife.
Edinburgh – Historic capital – 1-hour drive
Visit Edinburgh Castle, new town, Hollyrood Palace, Royal Yacht, Britannia, Zoo.
Stirling – City of Braveheart – 30 mins drive
Visit Stirling Castle, Wallace Monument, shopping and Blair Drummond Safari Park.
Perth – 1-hour drive
Palace of Scone, River Tay, shopping.
Auchterarder – 45 mins drive
Gleneagles hotel and golf resort, gift shops and local scenic tours.
Crieff – Gateway to Highlands – 50 mins drive
Highland town and resort. Stuart Crystal gift shop, Drummond Castle Gardens, Famous Grouse distillery tour.
Callander – Gateway to the Trossachs – 30 mins drive
Loch Vennechar, Rob Roy Centre, Woollen Mills, Restaurants and gift shops. Falls of Lenny and Bracklin Falls.
Helensburgh – 30 mins drive
Elegant Town on the River Clyde. Waverley steamer, Hill House, Birthplace of John Logie Baird, Faslane Nuclear Base, coffee shops and gift shops.
Luss and West Loch Lomond – 35 mins drive
Preservation village, steamer pier, visitor centre, coffee and gift shops. Loch Fyne Oyster bar, Inverary Castle, Town and Jail.
Historical and heritage sights
St Maha’s Well
Search hard for this ancient holy well on the moors above Milton. Great views of the Loch.
Rob Roy treasure hunt
Walk in the footsteps of our most famous local – ask at reception for our own tour of his haunts.
One of the best and prettiest whisky distilleries in Scotland – fascinating, fun and delicious!
Sir Walter Scott, Loch Katrine
Take a trip on a Victorian treasure on a stunningly beautiful Loch.
It’s a bit further but a must do trip ‘Doon the Watter’ on the world’s oldest paddle boat.
Devils Pulpit, Croftamie
Gorge walking for the intrepid – but there’s often company.
Islands of Loch Lomond
Take a boat and take all day. Just stunning and so much history.
See where Rob Roy hid his stolen cattle – great views of Loch Lomond as well.
Duncryne Hill, Gartocharn
The best views for the least effort – 250ft high with enchanting views of all of Loch Lomond.
Bracklinn Falls, Callendar
Fascinating series of falls. Best when wet.
Sport and leisure
Buchanan Arms leisure club
With swimming pool, sauna and gymnasium – guests of ours can also enjoy preferential rates.
Buchanan Castle Golf Club and Driving Range
This well-established golf course is less than three miles away and our guests can benefit from preferential rates.
House of Bruar by Pitlochry – 1hr 30mins
The best of Scottish food, quality clothing and designer gifts.
Yes our own local department store in the main tourist/retail Loch ‘Portal’Book now