Things to Do

Mugdock Country Park, Craigallion Road, Milngavie. G62 8EL just 12 miles from Loaninghead.  Depart A811 between Milngavie and Strathblane. Follow signs to Mugdock Country Park.  Parking available.

Mugdock Visitor Centre.  Gift Shop leaflets and information. open 7 days a week. Great place for children.

Bicycles sales, repairs hire and accessories information where to ride. 

Craft handmade unique art carts and gifts.

Caulders garden centre, plants trees, shrubs gifts and restaurant.

Stables Tea Room baked potatoes, cakes, tea and coffee.

Charlies freshly brewed speciality coffee, tea, soup and treats.

Dundee will be a place to visit during your holiday at Loaninghead. Opening the first V & A Museum outside of London later this year.  The Scottish Design Galleries will be at its heart with more than 300 objects on display from an Eduardo Pavolozzi elephant to works by Charles Rennie McIntosh.

What about a walk on the West Highland Way.  After breakfast take the B9 bus from Loaninghead drive-way 10.34 a.m.to the village of Balfron. change to B10 bus arrive 11.15 a.m. Milngavie  where you will find the Start of the West Highland Way. 14 miles approx. to the village of Drymen.  Several eating places including the Oldest Pub in Scotland to be found in Drymen.  Book in advance Drymen Taxis  01360 660077  Clachan Cabs 07733135317  Loaninghead three miles from Drymen,

Drive to Loch Katrine in the Trossachs wonderful scenery.  Take the Sir Walter Scott over 117 years old a small steamship that has provided pleasure cruises on Loch Katrine in the scenic Trossachs for more than a century and is the only surviving screw steamer in regular passenger service in Scotland. At Trossachs Pier you can hire bicycles to take on the Sail to Stronachlar  cycle or walk 12 miles back to the Trossachs Pier. 

 Balloch Country Park on the banks of Loch Lomond at Balloch.  Run n the Park.  Every Saturday at 9.30a.m. West Dunbartonshire Athletics Club hos ta 2K and 5K starting just inside the main gates of Balloch Park.  No Registration no fee just turn up for a run in the park.