Named after the wife of Sir James Colquhoun, who founded the town in the 18th Century, Helensburgh is a vibrant town with wide tree-lined streets, Victorian architecture and attractive parks and gardens plus a promenade. Paddle steamers come into the pier in the summer months.
Great local shopping, an excellent range of accommodation and fine base for touring Loch Lomond and the Clyde Sea Lochs, and Argyll.
Visit architectural gem The Hill House, renowned as the finest domestic masterpiece of the internationally famous Scots architect, Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Other famous local connections include Henry Bell, originator of the steamship and John Logie Baird, the inventor of television.
Sitting in an idyllic position at the head of Glen Fruin, in the Loch Lomond National Park, Strone Cottage is an authent...VIEW INFO
Glenarn is a private garden largely created and originally made famous for its collection of species rhododendrons by the Gibson family. Established in the 1920's and 30's the garden lies in a protect...VIEW INFO
At Padrone we have elevated pizza making to an art form. Hand built for us in Verona, Italy, our wood-fired pizza oven is at the heart of our creations. We use the finest Italian ingredients -...VIEW INFO
La Barca Spanish Tapas & Wine Bar
La Barca, which means "the boat" in Spanish, features a handcrafted boat-shaped bar, beautiful harbour scene mural and a generously stocked, feature wine cellar. Choose from over 40 tapas and paellas...VIEW INFO
Cattle & Creel Steakhouse and Seafood Bar
A stunning new steakhouse and seafood bar is fast becoming the reason to visit Helensburgh. Newly opened on the seafront after a £500,000 investment, Cattle & Creel is a New E...VIEW INFO