Things to do in Gargunnock Scotland | Loch Lomond Waterfront


Things to do in Gargunnock

35 minutes’ drive from us at Loch Lomond Waterfront lies the village of Gargunnock, on the edge of Stirling city. It is a good stopping point on the way to Stirling. With a local pub and restaurant and some great walks to enjoy.

Village pub and architecture

The Gargunnock Inn is the local pub, in the centre of the village. A family-run business that offers hearty food and a fine selection of ales, wines and whiskies. The historic building dates from the 17th century, and it is now the only remaining pub in the village.

The village has a war memorial. Erected in 1919 to honour those who lost their lives in World War One. With additional names added after World War Two. It also has a 17th century parish church with later added stained glass windows.

Local walks and attractions

Gargunnock sits at the foot of the Gargunnock Hills, a range of hills made up of volcanic rock, with a craggy escarpment that overlooks the glen of the River Forth. 

With access from near the Gargunnock Inn, you can take a walk to Dounie’s Loup, a waterfall which cascades down the cliff edge below the hills. There is also a small cave to explore here.

Gargunnock Gardens are open from March to September, and also on certain dates during the Snowdrop Festival each winter/spring. This is an established house garden and walled garden with lovely woodland walks, and has something different to offer each season.

After exploring the local villages near Loch Loch Lomond, you can soon be back at your luxury accommodation at Loch Lomond Waterfront. Here, you’re able to relax in your private outdoor hot tub, soak up the scenery and enjoy some peace and tranquillity.

Book Accommodation


  • A perfect place to relax

    'Stayed at the Waterfront Lodges for a Fri to Mon short break for our daughters birthday last weekend. Lodge was placed right on the edge of Loch Lomond with stunning views.'
  • Everything was more than perfect

    'Everything was more than perfect, more than what we can ask for. And the view priceless, the whole stay was priceless, so thank you ever so much, hope to see you soon.'
  • We couldn't have done it without you

    'Thank you for your help with the planning and your attention to detail - we couldn’t have don’t it without you!  The marquee was beautiful and all we had hoped for.  We had a brilliant day and will remember it all forever, thank you so much for being part of it'
  • My stay will never be forgotten

    'Just wanted to say a very big thank you for my wonderful stay, I have no words to describe the incredible comfort I had at the Cawdor Diamond Lodge, I just checked out today this morning from lodge 5, I do not agree that your lodge is a five star if I could I would call it a 100 star lodge. From start to finish, my stay at the lodge will never be forgotten it's special and unique and an amazing experience'
  • Site exclusivity was amazing

    "What made it for us was the site exclusivity. We had all our friends and family in one place for the whole weekend. Everyone keeps telling us it was the best wedding they have been to!”