Loch Lomond and The Trossachs
The Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National
Park is situated about 25 miles north of
popular for boat trips, walking, biking and its
mountains up to 3,851ft.
The park was established in 2002, at the
same time as the Cairngorms National Park about
80 miles further north around the village of
Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park
covers an area of 720 square miles, 40 miles
from Balloch in the south to Tyndrum in the
Across, the park runs from Callander in
the east to past the Rest
and be Thankful in the Arrochar mountains
in the west, about 40 miles.
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75 Loch Lomond
Area Click on Maps for Mountain
Tours and Village.
Top attractions in the park are a number of
extremely popular boat trips on Loch Lomond and
Boat trips on Loch Lomond depart from
Loch Lomond Shores by Balloch is now
one of the top attractions with its slip for
all types of vessels used on the loch, shops,
restaurants, cafes, aquarium with great views
from the top, beach with watersports, Tree
Zone, kids play, and Birds of Prey Centre.
Luss village is also a top attractions on
the banks of Loch Lomond, claimed to be one of
the most picturesque places in Scotland.
Five miles east of Loch Lomond is Loch
Katrine in the Trossachs area.
This area became famous in 1810 with Sir
Walter Scott's poem The Lady of the
Lake, about three men trying to win the
love of a lady from Loch Katrine.
Scotts 1817 novel Rob Roy, was
about an outlaw cattle thief born at Loch
Katrine. This led to more interest in the area.
Rob Roy is burried at Balquhidder
26 miles north of Loch Katrine.
The Lodge Forest Visitor Centre was
built in 1960. The Lodge sits high above the
village of Abefoyle, now with a Go Ape treetop
adventure centre with one of the longest Zip
Lines in the UK.
The park has 21 mountains over 3,000ft known
as Munros. The most hiked Munro is the 3,196ft
Lomond, furthest south Munro in
The highest mountain in the park is the
3,851 Ben More towering above the small
village of Crianlarich.
The Arrochar mountains are extremely popular
with the 3,317ft Beinn Ime being the top
mountain on that range. The twin peak 2,900ft
Cobbler overlooking The
Rest and be Thankful is close to Beinn Ime,
often visited on the same hike.
15 miles west of the Rest and be Thankfull
is the scenic town of Inveraray with its historic
castle, a nice scenic drive.
There are a number of popular hikes not as
high with great views such as the 1,184ft
Conic Hill & 2,155ft Beinn
Dubh ovelooking Loch Lomond, and the
1,512ft Ben A'an looking over Loch
View a Click On Map for all the mountains
with photo tours.