Weekend Whats On Loch Lomond
Looking for things to do in and around Loch Lomond this weekend?
Saturday 6th July
Luss Highland Games
Loch Lomond’s oldest traditional Highland Games, kick off at 11am on Saturday 6th July, at Luss Games Field.
The Octonauts, Loch Lomond Sealife Aquarium
Undersea adventure heroes the Octonauts are at Loch Lomond Sealife Aquarium at Loch Lomond Shores from Saturday 6th July to Sunday 14th July.
Luss Swim Festival Open Water Swim
A much anticipated event in the calendar, registration takes place at 6am and the event kicks off at 8am.
Emergency Services Open Day, Balloch Slipway
Balloch is the location for a family-oriented event showcasing the work of the Police Scotland, Scottish Ambulance Service, Loch Lomond rescue boat and the National Park from 10am to 4pm. The day will also provide an opportunity for much needed fundraising for Loch Lomond Rescue Boat, which relies solely on donations to function.
Clydebank Canal Festival
The popular family festival returns to Queens Square, Clydebank from 12 noon to 4pm with YOUR Radio hosting the event and a live outside broadcast, local bands and lots of fun activities for kids.
Kid’s Summer Nature Club, David Marshall Lodge, Aberfoyle
A must for all budding rangers, aged 7-12 years. Join the Forest Ranger to learn about the environment and enjoy some fun activities.
Piper welcoming the Waverley Paddle Steamer, Helensburgh
Watch the Waverley Paddle Steamer arrive in Helensburgh, welcomed by a Piper at the Pier, at 12 noon.
Sunday 7th July
Farmer’s Market at Loch Lomond Shores, Balloch,
From 10am to 4pm – great local produce, lots of stalls, and free parking.
Inchcailloch Ranger-Led Nature Walk
Join National Park rangers on a family-friendly walk on Inchcailloch.
Scotland’s Gardens – Visit 7 The Birches, Shandon
A unique opportunity to visit gardens and houses not normally open to the public, as part of the Scotland’s Garden’s Scheme.
Some more ideas?
Try the Balloch-Inchmurrin-Balmaha ferry service with Sweeneys’ Cruises, or a cruise with Cruise Loch Lomond from various departure points around Loch Lomond.
Ardlui has a summer ferry, linking the Ardlui hotel, Ardlui Holiday Park and Campsite with the West Highland Way at Ardleish. The Jetty has now been launched and is ready to transport guests back and forth across the loch. Carrying a maximum of 11 passengers, the ferry service operates from 9am until 7pm every day until the end of October 2013.
Simply raise the ball if you require the ferry at Ardleish and the boat will head over and collect you. Prices: £4.00 per person each way, or £6.00 for solo passengers. (Break in service between 2.30 – 3.30pm). For more info contact The Ardlui Hotel on 01301 704 243.