August at Loaninghead

Loch Lomond side towns.

 Balloch (approx. 12 miles) the southern tip of Loch Lomond you may like to have a sail from Sweeney’s cruises on the bonnie banks.  At the heart of Loch Lomond Shores, designed by one of Scotland’s leading architects, the design is reminiscent of an ancient Scottish Castle.  Family attraction, Loch Lomond aquarium.  Farmer’s market on 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month. Bird of Prey centre. Maid of the Loch and Lomond Shores shopping centre for some retail therapy or a cup of coffee. Free parking, children’s play area.

Helensburgh. see stunning architecture and design by Charles Rennie Mackintosh at the HILL HOUSE the finest of Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s domestic creations. Garden open all day, house afternoons only. 

Geilston Gardens near to the village of Cardross.   National Trust garden, parking,  picnic tea/coffee pay machine and self service in car park.

You may bring your bicycles to Loaninghead just like our present guests.  They walked the Gargunnock Hills yesterday today off on the bikes.

They visited Callander and cycled 45 miles a route they cycle every year during their stay at Loaninghead.

What about a drive to Inveraray during your holiday at Loaninghead.  Approx 53 miles from Loaninghead. Visit Inveraray Castle homes to the Dukes of Argyll or the town jail.

DRYMEN our local village, three miles away from Loaninghead. on Thursdays from 13th July, for 8 weeks will have the Strathendrick Pipe band playing in the square in front of the Winnock Hotel. 7p.m. – 8pm. not to be missed.