Itinerary: Taste of Loch Lomond - 2 nights
two days sampling the delicious larder of our local food and drink.
Morning coffee at St Mocha Coffee Shop and Ice Cream Parlour, Balmaha
Start your foodie tour off gently contemplating your plans for the day. As well as winning rave reviews for their coffee (roasted on site), speciality teas and home baking its customers love the relaxed and beautiful St Mocha environment. Especially popular are the fittings, from door handles to toilet chains that are made out of parts from coffee machines and often photographed by customers!
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.
Whatever the weather you can enjoy a delicious lunch at The Boat House. Located down by the water’s edge, the nautical themed décor and views overlooking the vibrant marina greet you as you enter The Boat House. You’ll be served the freshest fish and locally sourced produce by friendly, welcoming staff.
Our next stop is Helensburgh. Spend some time visiting the town of Helensburgh with its wealth of shopping. Enjoy a stroll along the promenade or visit the nearby Hill House or Geilston Garden before heading to your final destination for today, Knockderry House.
Dinner and overnight stay at Knockderry House, Cove
Situated on the banks of Loch Long, this stunning country house hotel offers a relaxing and comfortable stay with stunning views. Enjoy a culinary feast in their award winning restaurant and sample delicious wines and whisky for a truly Scottish experience.
Following a good night’s rest, enjoy breakfast before starting on your day’s food adventure. The first stop being in Balloch.
Loch Lomond Cruise and coffee, Sweeney’s Cruise Co, Balloch
It would be a shame to visit Loch Lomond and not take a leisurely cruise. Sweeney’s Cruise Company, one of Scotland’s oldest family run businesses offer tours from Balloch. Have a coffee on board whilst relaxing and enjoying the breathtaking scenery that Loch Lomond has to offer.
Light lunch at Café Zest, Jenners, Loch Lomond Shores
Looking for a gift or souvenir? Browse the variety of shops in the Mall at Loch Lomond Shores before sampling a light lunch in Café Zest within Jenners at Loch Lomond Shores. Home made soups, sandwiches and freshly baked scones are just the ideal solution for a lighter bite.
Dinner at Colquhoun’s restaurant, Lodge on Loch Lomond, Luss
Your next stop is Luss. Either before or after you check in to Lodge on Loch Lomond for the night, 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.
Your final night in Loch Lomond has arrived and Lodge on Loch Lomond is the ideal setting for this. Colquhoun’s Restaurant and Lounge are the perfect place to relax and unwind and watch the changing landscape of the loch, the comfy sofas and floor to ceiling windows make this a perfect viewing spot. With delicious local seasonal food and drink offerings, we hope you have enjoyed your Taste of Loch Lomond short break.