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Half-Term Holiday Fun on Loch Lomond and Clyde Sea Lochs

Try our A-Z of Loch Lomond and Clyde Sea Lochs half-term holiday ideas.

Even better, all those marked with * are offering February and/or March 2014 discounts and deals!

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Discover great places to stay at Love Loch Lomond Accommodation.


Get out, bring your tribe and get active at Go Ape Aberfoyle* Rope ladders, tree-top crossings, Tarzan swings, zip wires and safety training – there are 28 different adventures to try - with no two courses the same. (Opens on 14th February).


Gaze at the stunning views across Loch Long at Arrochar, wander along the shore, climb the Cobbler, visit the old ruined site at High Morlaggan then pick up some unique pottery, ceramics and gifts at Mansefield Studios.


Enjoy Face painting at Loch Lomond Shores from Saturday 8th -Tuesday 11th February, and wildlife games and activities for all the family on Sunday 9th February in the Mall with the RSPB. The Animal Man will be in the Mall with his friendly creatures on Monday 10th February from 10am – 4pm.

Take the dog - and yourselves - for a walk and then coffee and cake at the Dug Café at Loch Lomond Shores.


Meet the otters, turtle and more at Sealife Loch Lomond Aquarium*, open Monday – Sunday 10am to 5pm. 

How about a 1hr guided Segway Safari with Can You Experience*, based at the beach at Loch Lomond Shores?

Enjoy the delights of a Loch cruise with Sweeney's Cruises - year-round departures from Balloch.


Wrap up and go for a great walk in and around pretty Balmaha then enjoy a tasty lunch or snack in the cosy comfort of The Oak Tree Inn.

Or why not take a relaxing sail out on the Loch from Balmaha Boatyard?


Have a GRRRRREat fun golf day out Jurassic Parrr and World of Golf or why not try out a whisky tour at Auchentoshan Distillery*? Film fans will love the Way of The Warrior Exhibition at Clydebank Museum and Art Gallery, featuring arms, armour, costumes and props from blockbuster Hollywood movies.


Take a trip to the lovely Linn Botanic Gardens at Cove, open all year, dawn to dusk, then relax and enjoy magnificent views of the Clyde Coast and Roseneath Peninsula - pop in for coffee or afternoon tea at the stunning Knockderry Country House Hotel*.

Dumbarton: Live and breathe history with a visit to Dumbarton Castle – open Monday – Sunday, 9.30am – 4pm.


Take a distillery tour to learn about the water of life at Glengoyne Distillery and enjoy its delightful Visitor Centre. 


Four legs are better than two! How about some pony-trekking or horse-riding at Duncryne Equitation and Trekking Centre* in Gartocharn?


Go for a stroll along the seafront, visit the Heritage Centre then have lunch in the Riverbank Restaurant or go for Spanish sunshine on a plate with the family at La Barca Spanish Tapas and Wine Bar.

Loch Lomond

Let Cruise Loch Lomond* show you the beauty of Loch Lomond from the water, with sailings departing from Tarbert or Luss. If you're touring the area by car, why not make a welcome stop to enjoy the Inn on Loch Lomond?

Experience Loch Lomond from a canoe or kayak take a trip with Wild By Nature* – discover Loch Lomond’s islands or bushcraft adventure in and around Loch Lomond.

Don't forget woodland walks and trails within Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, or why not try some new West Dunbartonshire trails?


Enjoy a wander around the pretty conservation village of Luss, have a stroll on the beach, admire the old Church, and enjoy views of a snow-capped Ben Lomond. Finish off the day with a welcome drink and snacks or dinner in front of a roaring fire at the cosy Loch Lomond Arms Hotel or Lodge on Loch Lomond Hotel.

Check out our events listings on our What's On page and more Loch Lomond activities on our Things to See and Do page.



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