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County - Stirlingshire | Map
Tel code: 01389 | code search
Postcode: G83 | code search
Population: 3800
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Balloch is a town in Argyll in Scotland situated within easy commuting distance from Glasgow on the southern shore of the beautiful Loch Lomond, Scotlands 1st National Park. With picturesque scenery, an abundance of wildlife and spectacular views of Ben Lomond, Balloch is an idyllic area and a popular tourist destination particularly for boating, out-door pursuits and nature-watching. There is an abundance of holiday accommodation including hotels, B&Bís, guest-houses, Inns and a caravan park with pine-lodges and caravans. The Loch Lomond Shores retail outlet houses a variety of shops including a Jenners department store, gift shops, tourist information, a selection of restaurants and for the children an Express Miniature Railway, an adventure play-park and sandy beach. Balloch Pier is home to the restored paddle steamer, the Maid of the Loch, with cafť, bar and shop. There are various boating and pleasure cruise sight-seeing tours on offer, other water activities include white-water-rafting, kayaking, canoeing, sailing, power-boating, water-skiing, wakeboarding and fishing, Land activities include shooting, off-roading, quad-bikes, archery, guided walks, climbing/abseiling, mountain-biking, hill-walking/mountaineering, orienteering, canyoning, skiing and snowboarding. Other attractions include the National Park Gateway Centre with details of the history and wildlife of the famous Loch and the surrounding area, The Loch Lomond Aquarium with many varieties of aquatic life from seahorses to sharks and the Birds of Prey Centre

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Innkeeper's Lodge Loch Lomond *book online*

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Loch Lomond Shores Farmers Market

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Loch Lomond Continental Market
Loch Lomond Shores Farmers Market

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Waterhouse Inn

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Flower Perfect
Haldane Mini Market
House Of Fraser

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Innkeeper's Lodge Loch Lomond (0.34 miles)

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** ALL OUR RATES INCLUDE COMPLIMENTARY CONTINENTAL BUFFET BREAKFAST ** Situated on the edge of Loch Lomond next to the Balloch House Vintage Inn, this lodge is surrounded by some of the country's most stunningly ... More | visit website
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Palombos of Balloch (0.40 miles)

Palombos of Balloch
Palombos bed and breakfast is also ideally situated to allow access to all the major attractions Loch Lomond has to offer such as Loch Lomond cruises, golfing and concerts to name a few. Our ... More | visit website
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Tullie Inn (0.53 miles)

Tullie Inn

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The Tullie Inn is a 12 bedroom inn in the heartland of Scotland facing one of Scotland's most famous lochs - Loch Lomond. The Tullie Inn offers excellent hospitality, together ... More

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The Rowantree Tavern (0.85 miles)

The Rowantree Tavern
Located adjacent to the picturesque Loch Lomond on the edge of 'The Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park' in Western Scotland, The Rowantree Tavern offers a friendly warm welcome and traditional Scottish fayre. Enjoy ... More | visit website
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Cameron House Hotel on Loch Lomond (1.19 miles)

Cameron House Hotel on Loch Lomond
De Vere Hotel Cameron House on Loch Lomond is a stunning five star Scottish Baronial Mansion on the banks of Loch Lomond a perfectly located within Scotlandís first national park. An ideal base for those ... More | visit website
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Sunnyside B & B (1.43 miles)

Sunnyside B & B
Sunnyside cottage was built in 1841 and is one of the oldest buildings in the area. It has a B&B history spreading back over 60 years. It boasts an AA 3 Star Rating.An ideal stopping ... More | visit website
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The Carrick at Cameron House Luxury Lodges (3.06 miles)

The Carrick at Cameron House Luxury Lodges

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Experience relaxation at De Vere at any time of year through our uniquely flexible seasonal ownership scheme. When you're at a De Vere resort you'll feel relaxed, pampered and revitalised. ... More

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Old School House (4.53 miles)

Old School House

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The Old School House, built in the late 18th Century, lies within the Loch Lomond National Park, less than a kilometre from the Loch. The spacious house and garden enjoy ... More

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Travelodge Dumbarton (4.75 miles)

There are loads of reasons our customers choose to stay at Travelodge. Our great value clean and comfortable rooms with en-suite provide everything needed for a good night's sleep and are close to where people ... More | visit website

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Abbotsford Hotel (4.80 miles)

Abbotsford Hotel

The Abbotsford Hotel is situated north west of Glasgow & we are literally minutes from Loch Lomond & Scotland's first National Park. Our Hotel is suitable for both business & pleasure. An ideal touring base, ... More | visit website

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