Loch Lomond is a pretty darn big lake! But it is pretty easy to drive to any area within half an hour. So, regardless of where you choose to stay, you’ll always be within a short driving distance from other locations!
But there are 3 main popular places to base yourself in Loch Lomond. Afterwards, I’ll dive into what I believe to be the 15 best places to stay around Loch Lomond.
Situated on the southern shores of Loch Lomond, Balloch is a small village offering a wide range of indoor, outdoor, and water-based activities alongside fantastic shopping and dining for all the family. It’s often regarded as the “gateway” to Loch Lomond!
This pretty conservation village is situated almost 10 miles south of Tarbet on the western shore of Loch Lomond. This is a popular spot for holidaymakers to visit and it boasts lots of charm. At Rossdhu House, there is a championship golf course that hosts the Barclays Scottish Open each year in July.
A quaint but beautiful village that lies in the hills at the western end of the Campsie Fells, overlooking the Endrick Water as it reaches Loch Lomond. This is a popular base to explore all of Loch Lomond, whose eastern shore offers some of the most amazing scenery in all of the National Park. It’s also possible to rent bikes in Drymen tofollow the Loch Lomond cycleway.
This 1 bedroom semi-detached cottage is set on 13 acres of beautiful private land with stunning views over some of Scotland's finest scenery and hills including Ben Lomond (which you can hike, btw!).
You’ll have the entire property to yourself and it’s equipped with everything you need for a comfortable stay including, a king-size bed, private decking area, kitchen with all the utensils, and you’ve got a wood-burning fire for those cosy nights!
Wood burning log fire
You can walk to Ben Lomond from here
Only a 15-minute drive to the quaint village of Drymen
This hotel is located in Luss, which is considered one of the best areas to stay in Loch Lomond. This beautiful hotel has been welcoming guests for centuries and has highly rated reviews meaning it’s one of the best hotels in Loch Lomond.
The property still retains its charm with original features throughout, and the rooms include all the luxury elements you want from a traditional inn, including Egyptian cotton bedding and feather pillows and duvets!
You’ll have one of the best night sleeps of your life with that setup!
This beautiful hotel in Loch Lomond is located right on the shores of the famous loch!
This property offers en-suite accommodation with beautifully decorated rooms, an on-site restaurant, and a bar (to enjoy their extensive whisky menu!), and you’re only a 4-minute walk from the Ardlui Pier and railway station.
Rooms here include a bath (if requested) and some rooms include views of Loch Lomond!
The area is well known for its wildlife, beautiful walking paths, great boating, and glorious scenery.
Fancy a stay on a farm-style bed and breakfast in Loch Lomond!?
Set in Balloch, this is a beautiful 19th century converted farmhouse that offers 3 courtyard rooms, all with their own private entrance, ensuite shower room, TV, fridge, queen size bed, and tea and coffee making facilities.
Located within nature, this property is only one mile from Loch Lomond and the town of Balloch.
This is a place that offers a sense of serenity in a beautiful setting.
Located in the foothills of Loch Lomond this property offers you a peaceful and picturesque stay within the National Park.
Transport yourself to nature and immerse yourself in the surroundings.
Unwind in style and if you seek activity then you can swim, run, walk or even go golfing.
This unique place to stay in Loch Lomond includes a walk-in shower, a separate dressing room, and a free-standing bath in the bedroom. A king-size bed awaits and with no neighbors, you won’t even need to draw the curtains.
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