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Get Set for Springfest 2016

Springfest is one of the largest food & drink festivals in the country, taking place on the banks of Loch Lomond at Loch Lomond Shores, Balloch.

Over 100 food and drink producers and suppliers will set up their stands on the stunning banks of Loch Lomond Shores on the weekend of Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 April 2016, offering tastings, demonstrations and excellent ideas on cooking up spring dishes with a range of high quality fresh foods and produce.

Everyone is catered for with the kids tent offering fun interactive sessions making ‘Silly Sundaes’ and there will be wild food workshops taking in the beautiful settings and showing everything the outdoors has to offer. You’ll learn just how to survive with nature’s larder, Bear Grylls style!


There will be a range of cooking demonstrations from top chefs, herb walks, live music with flavours to suit all tastes, fine wines and ales at the stunning beach bar, cheese and wine pairing workshops, katakanu boat hire and much more. Why not check out the programme and plan your trip?

Springfest is fresh, fun and free and offers the ultimate day out on the banks of Loch Lomond.

Put it in your diary: Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 April, 10am -6pm, Loch Lomond Shores

While you're in and around the area why not contine your culinary journey exploring Loch Lomond local bars and restaurants? 

Sample local specialities and ales from The Oak Tree Inn, indulge in afternoon tea at Knockderry Country House Hotel, or enjoy dinner by the fire at the Loch Lomond Arms Hotel. Indulge in a Scottish Seafood platter at Cattle & Creel or the chef’s specials and foraged local delicacies at Riverhill Courtyard, Helensburgh.

Try the new Luss Smokehouse, sample local produce including beers, ales and smoked salmon and pick up foodie treats at the Loch Lomond Shores Farmer’s Market (1st and 3rd Sunday of each month) and Helensburgh Farmer’s Market (2nd Saturday of each month).

How about some award winning local beers from Loch Lomond Brewery, or lunch with a stunning loch view at Lodge on Lodge on Loch Lomond Hotel, Luss? 

Find these and more Food and Drink ideas plus Whisky Distilleries and Breweries.

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