Itinerary: Couples short break - 2 days
Enjoy a short break in and around Loch Lomond.
Drive to Balmaha
Take a walk around this beautiful village and stop to visit an impressive bronze statue in memory of countryside legend and "Scotland’s most popular mountain man’’, Tom Weir.
Lunch at The Oak Tree Inn, Balmaha
Renowned for its food and drink. Whatever the weather you can enjoy a hearty Scottish meal at The Oak Tree, sitting in their restaurant, bar or conservatory. On a good day you can sit outside, as they have plenty of outdoor seating.
Visit to Glengoyne Distillery, Dumgoyne
The picture-postcard Glengoyne Distillery is a whisky distillery which has been continuously in operation since its founding in 1833 at Dumgoyne. Glengoyne is unique in producing Highland single malt whisky matured in the Lowlands. Choose one of their fantastic tasting options before treating yourself to a purchase or two in their beautiful shop.
Explore Loch Lomond Shores, Balloch
Looking for a gift or souvenir? Browse the variety of shops in the Mall at Loch Lomond Shores. Admire the great views out to Ben Lomond.
Drive to Luss
Take a walk around the idyllic village of Luss, enjoying its sense of history. This conservation village is renowned for its sandstone and slate cottages that are covered in flower blossom throughout the summer.
Overnight stay at Lodge on Loch Lomond, Luss
Enjoy a stay at this fabulous waterfront location. Sit back in Colquhoun’s Restaurant with panoramic views of the Loch and Ben Lomond and enjoy a meal whilst relaxing and reflecting on your day.
Day 2Enjoy a leisurely breakfast before checking out of the hotel.
Cruise on Loch Lomond, TarbetTake the short drive to Tarbet to take one of the cruises on offer by Cruise Loch Lomond. A great start to the morning relaxing on the waters of the loch, made famous by the song “Loch Lomond”. A chance to blow away the cobwebs and enjoy the breathtaking scenery.
Lunch at Cattle and Creel, HelensburghCelebrating the best of Scotland’s larder, with freshly caught Scottish seafood and locally sourced meats. With a fabulous New-England style decor, and the most stunning views across the Clyde, making it the perfect setting for lunch.
Visit to The Hill House, HelensburghThe Hill House is considered to be Charles Rennie Mackintosh's domestic masterpiece. Be inspired by the unique building, interiors and collection designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh in the “Glasgow style”. Ask the Hill House team about the Box, the plans for the future or why they believe protecting the Hill House is so important. Before heading home, pop into the café for coffee and maybe some cake too!
Haste ye back!