Foxglove Cottages - Self Catering
- Loch Lomond
5 Star Loch Lomond Luxury Lodges
On the West Highland Way and Cycle Track
Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park
Things to do in the Loch Lomond area.
A brief out line of some of the many things available...
OUT DOOR ACTIVITIES
There are numerous out door activities in the area - to
name a few - bird watching
(press for foxglove swallows),
horse riding, golf, climbing, cycling
(there are bikes for resident's use),
sailing, fishing, archery,
action activities, wonderful
dark skies to see the
West Highland Way
and cycle track passes the edge of the estate.
TOURING and EXPLORING
Touring and exploring the world famous
and Trossachs National Park, visit
the new gateway to the loch, have a wee dram when you tour
Glengoyne Distillery, see the animals at
Safari Park, explore the forest trails in
Elizabeth Forrest, see birds of prey at
Aberfoyle and Ospreys at
David Marshall Lodge,
Queen's View, magnificent
scenery, picturesque villages, lochs and glens etc.
Go for a sail on the Loch Lomond mail boat from Balmaha
or on a
Sweeney's Loch Lomond Cruise Boat at Balloch, or the Sir
Walter Scott at Loch Katerine or go "doon the water" for
a sail (River Clyde) on the
Also at Balloch you can visit the
Maid of the Loch the largest steam ship to sale on the loch, now open for meals.
30 minutes away or less:
Dumbarton Castle over looking the
River Clyde birth place of the world famous "Queens"
Helensburgh - Visit the Hill House
of Charles Rennie Mackintosh fame. James Logie Baird the inventor
of television was born in Helensburgh. Enjoy a fish supper as
you watch out for submarines on the Clyde.
Luss - The conservation village of "Take the High Road" fame.
Quaint cottages at the side of Loch Lomond. Visit the "must see"
Luss Parish Church dating back to Saint Kessog almost 1500 years ago,
where Noel Edmunds was married as are many people from all over the world every year.
The church minister and members are very active. It has its own
TV service, MacKeesog tartan and superb web access along with a
Pilgrimage Centre and young peoples' accommodation.
Callander - the original "Dr Finlay's
Casebook" fame and Aberfoyle. Plenty of shops, woollen
One hour away or less:
Edinburgh area -
Palace, Royal Mile, Princes Street Gardens, Museums etc.
Royal Yacht Brittania, Sea World, Forth Bridges.
Falkirk - Wheel - a unique invention
on the Forth & Clyde Canal
Crieff - magnificent
Drummond Gardens as seen in the film Rob Roy, crystal factory outlets etc.
Perth - Busy county town. Close
by is Scone Palace home to the Earls of Mansfield
Palace birth place of
Mary Queen of Scots.
The Royal Burgh of Culross is a unique survival, a town that
time has passed by; the most complete example in Scotland today
of a Burgh of the 17th and 18th centuries.
Less than one and a half hours:
St Andrews - home of golf, castle,
sea-side, historic buildings, university of Prince William.
Historic and picturesque Fife coastal
Dundee - famous past for "jam, jute
and journalism". Home of marmalade, Dundee cake, Beano and Dandy
comics and cartoon characters. Visit the Law Hill (extinct volcano),
or the whaling ship Discovery and Verdant Works.
Then there is Dunkeld & Pitlochry
and Glamis Castle birth place of Princess Margaret, childhood
home of the Queen Mother and legendary setting for Shakespeare's
You just won't have time to do it all!
Pipers playing in Drymen Square