Foxglove Cottages - Self Catering - Loch Lomond
5 Star Loch Lomond Luxury Lodges

On the West Highland Way and Cycle Track within the
Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park

 
 

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Loch Lomond and Drymen area

Things to do in the Loch Lomond area.

A brief out line of some of the many things available...

OUT DOOR ACTIVITIES

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There are numerous out door activities in the area - to name a few - bird watching (press for foxglove swallows)walking, horse riding, golf, climbing, cycling (there are bikes for resident's use), sailing, fishing, archery, action activities, wonderful dark skies to see the stars, etc.
The famous West Highland Way and cycle track passes the edge of the estate.

horse riding Loch Lomond

TOURING and EXPLORING

Touring and exploring the world famous Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, visit Lomond Shores, the new gateway to the loch, have a wee dram when you tour Glengoyne Distillery, see the animals at Blair Drummond Safari Park, explore the forest trails in Queen Elizabeth Forrest, see birds of prey at Aberfoyle and Ospreys at David Marshall Lodge, Rob Roy Centre, 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 Waverley.

Also at Balloch you can visit the Maid of the Loch the largest steam ship to sale on the loch, now open for meals.

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from boat on Loch Lomond

30 minutes away or less:

Stirling - the world famous Castle not to be missed, Wallace Monument, Old Jail, quaint old streets and historic buildings, modern shopping centres, museums, Farmers market, thriving county town.
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Stirling Castle

Glasgow - Cathedral, Science Museum, Charles Rennie Mackintosh Trail, world famous shopping centres such as Princes Square and the Italian Centre, Art Galleries, Burrell Collection and Glasgow Museums, The Winter Festival.

Charles Rennie Mackintosh Rose

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 mills etc.

One hour away or less:

Edinburgh area - Castle, Holyrood Palace, Royal Mile, Princes Street Gardens, Museums etc. Royal Yacht Brittania, Sea World, Forth Bridges.

Edinburgh Castle Pipers

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

Linlithgow Palace birth place of Mary Queen of Scots.

Culross - 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 villages.

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 "Macbeth".

You just won't have time to do it all!  

Drymen pipers
Pipers playing in Drymen Square

 
 


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Foxglove Cottages are enviably situated on the world famous West Highland Way and in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park yet only a 10 minute walk to restaurants, pubs etc. in Drymen.
Experience modern 5 star luxury while enjoying the delights of this small beautiful Victorian Estate, secluded in an idyllic setting where deer, owls, hawks and a myriad of other wildlife can be seen on an almost daily basis.

email: Stay@foxglovecottages.co.uk

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FOXGLOVE COTTAGES LOCH LOMOND


Drymen, near Glasgow, Stirlingshire, G63 0DW Tel: 01360 661128

 

 
     

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