Balloch

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Balloch is a small town situated on the south side of Loch Lomond in Scotland, popular for boat trips on the loch.

The image below is of the Tullie Inn with the small Train Station behind. Regular trains run throughout the day between Balloch and Glasgow taking about 50 minutes.

The Tullie Inn is popular for lunch, drinks and accommodation. Balloch Road Map .

Balloch Hotels

B&Bs

Self Catering

Golf

Restaurants

Train Info

Tullie Inn Hotel Balloch image

The image below is of the Balloch Visitor Centre across the road from the Train Station. To the right is the Loch Lomond tour boats booking office.

Balloch Tourist Information Centre image

The image below is of the booking office and car park for the tour boats on Loch Lomond. The Tour Boat operator is Sweeney Cruises.

Balloch Boat Tours image

The image below is from the bridge looking down on one of the tour boats, booking office, and Tourist Information Centre. Large Image.

Balloch Boat Trips image

The image below is of a tour boat heading out into Loch Lomond. The cruises are from 1 hour to 2 hours, taking in many small islands, giving views of stately homes overlooking the loch, and the exclusive Loch Lomond Golf Course. Tour Boats Website.

There is a path along the east side of the river here, that leads off from the east side of the bridge into Balloch Castle & Country Park.

Loch Lomond Boat Tours image

The image below is of Balloch Castle & Country Park overlooking Loch Lomond. The castle and park are used for functions, weddings, concerts, and the Loch Lomond Highland Games in July. You can walk around the castle grounds for great views over the loch. There is a large walled garden in the grounds that can be visited. The Information Centre in Balloch has brochures with maps of the Country Park attractions. Castle Website . Country Park Map .

Balloch Castle image

The images below are attractions at Loch Lomond Shores under 1 mile north of Balloch. The image left is the Maid of the Loch paddle Steamer that was used as a tour boat from 1953 - 1981. This ship is now used as a restaurant, bar and function venue. The Maid of the Loch may be restored soon so she can be used for loch trips once again.

The image centre is of the Water Bus Loch Lomond that is used for hop on hop off trips to attractions around Loch Lomond. One of the stops is at Loch Lomond Shores. Website.

The image right is of the Loch Lomond Sea Life Aquarium at Loch Lomond Shores, also with a number of other attractions, such as shopping, cafes, kids play, treezone, birds of prey, cycling paths and more. Loch Lomond Shores Photo Page.

Maid of the Loch image Water Bus Loch Lomond image Loch Lomond Sea Life Aquarium image

Balloch Area Attractions and Links:

Balloch Area Attractions Click On Map

Loch Lomond Shore website: www.lochlomondshores.com

Maid of the Loch Paddle Steamer at Loch Lomond Shores Map Reviews/ G83 8QX

Loch Lomond Boat Hire at Loch Lomond Shores Map Reviews/ G83 8QX

SEA LIFE Loch Lomond Aquarium at Loch Lomond Shores Map Reviews/ G83 8QL

Tree Zone at Loch Lomond Shores Map Reviews / G83 8QL

Loch Lomond Bird of Prey Centre at Loch Lomond Shores Map Reviews / G83 8QL

Can You Outdoor Adventure Experience at Loch Lomond Shores Map Reviews / G83 8QL

Loch Lomond Water Ski Club at Loch Lomond Shores Map Reviews / G83 8QX

Loch Lomond Pony Trekking 1 mile west of Balloch Map / G83 8QY

Dumbarton Castle 6 miles south of Balloch Map / G82 1JJ

Balloch Area Golf Clubs:

Vale of Leven Golf Club 2 miles south of Balloch Map / G83 9ET

Cameron House 9 hole Golf 2 miles north of Balloch Map / G83 8QZ

Cameron House also runs the 18 hole Carrick Golf Club 4 miles north

Buchanan Castle Golf Club 9 miles east of Balloch Map / G63 0HY

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