Luss is a small Village situated on
the west side of Loch Lomond in Scotland,
29 miles northwest of Glasgow.
The Village is popular for its Visitor
Centre, Old Cottages used in the TV
Series - Take the High Road, Boat Trips
on Loch Lomond,
Hike to the 2,155ft Beinn
Dubh hill for great views over Loch
Lomond, and Walk / Cycle
Lane north and south.
View a Click on Map for the Area
The image top is of the large Car Park with
a Visitor Centre and Shops.
The Loch Lomond Arms Hotel
is a short walk south of the Car Park, at the
top of Pier Road. This Hotel was built as a
Coaching Inn during the 1600s. The Hotel was
closed for some time before being modernized in
2012. The Hotel website gives information on
Pier Road is the Main Street in the Village
with the popular Village Rest Cafe /
Diner with outdoor seating, War Memorial, and
Cottages from the late 1800s, built for Workers
at a Slate Quarry.
These Cottages and the Gift Shop were used
in the TV Series - Take the High
Road that ran from 1980 to 1993.
At the bottom of Pier Road is the main Pier,
and a smaller Pier 200 yards south, both used
for Boat Trips on Loch Lomond.
Boat Trips . Speed Boat
The small Clan Colquhoun Museum is situated
by the small Pier, this seems to be closed just
The Gift Shop at the Pier was the Post
Office, Paper Shop and General Store in the TV
show Take the High Road. The Shop here was
probably the most filmed place in the show, as
it was where most people met, and most of the
confrontations took place. There was no Pub in
the Village, so the Shop was the main meeting
Moira Barton (Natalie J.
Robb), the farmers wife in Emerdale, began
her career here, and Joseph McFadden
went on from here to play PC Joe Mason in
Heatbeat. The store was run by Isabel Blair
The Beach at the north side of the Pier
leads to The Lodge on Loch
Lomond Hotel with the Restaurant having
On Church Road is the Coach House
Luss Church is
a short walk past the Coach House, built in
1875 as a Church of Scotland, now attracting
about 750,000 visitors per year.