Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park
Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park is a national park in Scotland centred on Loch Lomond, and includes several ranges of hills, the Trossachs being the most famous.
The park is the fourth largest in the British Isles, with a total area of 1,865 kmē (720 milesē) and a boundary of some 350 km (220 miles) in length.
It includes 21 Munros (named after Sir Hugh Munro a Munro is Scottish mountain with a height over 3,000ft or 914m),
including Ben Lomond, Ben Lui, Beinn Challuim, Ben More and Ben Vorlich), 20 Corbetts (peaks in Scotland between 2,500feet/762m and 3,000feet/ 914m),
two forest parks and more than 50 designated special nature conservation sites.
Popular activities include walking, mountain climbing, sailing, fishing, bird watching and an ongoing increase in adventure holidays and sports
Hotels and Inns for Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park
Hotels and Inns in Balloch
- Balloch is a small town on the Southern banks of Loch Lomond at the north end of the Vale of Leven, straddling the River Leven itself. Balloch connects to the larger town of Alexandria and to the smaller village of Jamestown, both of which are located to the south.
Hotels and Inns in Balmaha
- Balmaha is a quant little hamlet on the eastern shore of Loch Lomond which some twenty to thirty years ago we used annually as a base for Pike Fishing on the Loch (Ed). It has a lovely harbour, boatyard and pub.
Hotels and Inns in Callander
- Callander is a small town on the River Teith in the region of Stirling. Callander is a popular tourist stop to and from the Highlands. The town serves as the eastern gateway to the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park and is often referred to as the Gateway to the Highlands.
Hotels and Inns in Drymen
- Drymen is a small village that lies to the west of the Campsie Fells and enjoys views to Dumgoyne on the east and to Loch Lomond on the west. The Queen Elizabeth Forest reaches down to the village edge, and the whole area is part of the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. There are a couple of pubs one of which The Clachan claims to be the oldest pub in Scotland and it was returning from here late one night that we nearly ran down Billy Connolly who was quietly walking down the road minding his own business (Ed).
Hotels and Inns in Killin
- Killin is a village situated at the western head of Loch Tay in Stirling (formerly Perthshire), Scotland. The west end of the village is sited around the scenic Falls of Dochart which are crossed by a narrow, multi-arched stone bridge carrying the main A827 road into Killin.
Hotels and Inns in Lochearnhead
- Lochearnhead is a small town situated at the western end of Loch Earn on the A84 Stirling to Crianlarich road at the foot of Glen Ogle, 14 miles north of the Highland Boundary Fault.
Hotels and Inns in Lochgoilhead
- Lochgoilhead is a small village situated at the head of Loch Goil underneath the mountains of Glen Croe in the heart of the Arrochar Alps. Lochgoilhead is situated in one of the most picturesque, remote, mountainous and wilderness parts of the truly highland area of the southern highlands, exhibiting a fine example of the Argyll Highlands. For a few years now Lochgoilhead has been in the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park.
Hotels and Inns in Tarbet
- Tarbet is a small village with a pier on the banks of Loch Lomond. Tarbet stands on an isthmus where Loch Long and Loch Lomond come close to each other.
The village of Tarbet is served by the Arrochar and Tarbet Railway Station, on the West Highland Line.
Hotels and Inns in Tyndrum
- Tyndrum is a small village at the southern edge of Rannoch Moor. Tyndrum is notable for being at an important crossroad of transport routes.
The West Highland Railway from Glasgow splits approximately five miles to the south at Crianlarich, with one branch heading to Fort Willam and the other to Oban. Tyndrum has a station on each, Upper Tyndrum on the Fort William route and Tyndrum Lower on the Oban route
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