Loch Lomond is the biggest freshwater Loch in Scotland, being approximately twenty-four miles in length. Loch Lomond has over thirty inland islands with rocky and sandy waterfronts, with Inchmurrin being the largest.
Its location is outstanding, with panoramic views and natural beauty which makes it one of the most visited holiday locations in Scotland and the UK. Web Cottages have one of the largest selection of Loch Lomond holiday cottages in the UK. Please browse through our selection to find the perfect holiday cottage on Loch Lomond for you and your family.
Loch Lomond is surrounded by the forest Ben Lomond and the Queen Elizabeth Park, with sloping landscapes to the South and high peaks to the North, ideal for a relaxing or fun-packed holiday.
Visitors to this area have miles of wooded paths to walk or cycle through in the Queen Elizabeth Park, for the adventurous water enthusiasts then Loch Lomond is great for swimming, sailing, canoeing and windsurfing. Alternatively, take a relaxing pleasure cruise across the Loch or a trip on a Seaplane viewing the Loch from the air!
There are a good selection of places to unwind and relax by the Loch and enjoy a family meal in a restaurant or Inn, before returning to your self catering cottage, as well as a choice of shops and visitor attractions.The Loch is a paradise for the all levels of angling experience, with fish ranging from salmon, perch and rainbow trout.
Exploring Loch Lomond’s Attractions During your Holiday Cottage Stay
For a long trek or a country stroll, then Loch Lomond and Trossach’s has amazing landscape from lush woodland to breathtaking coastal walks, you could also take to the water and experience canoeing, kayaking or windsurfing. The water bus service is good for travelling to different locations on the Loch like Balmaha and Tarbet.
Visit the Scottish architect Rennie Mackintosh’s hill house in Helensburgh, famous for his interior design and renowned Jewellery design.
A short drive away in Stirling where you will find the Old Town Jail, take a tour of the facilities and experience how hard life used to be in this famous Victorian jailhouse. Don’t forget the viewing point on the roof, have your camera to hand as there are spectacular views of The Trossachs and Forth Valley.
For the thrill-seeking members of your party, Go Ape at Aberfoyle is not to be missed. Experience the Queen Elizabeth Park from the air by zip wire, flying through the air 150 foot above the ground.For some visitors, the best way to experience the wonders of the Loch and surrounding countryside is on horseback. There is a good range of trekking stables which cater for all levels of riding experience.Take a boat to Loch Lomonds largest island, Inchmurrin, explore the beaches and woodlands and visit the many archaeological sites, such as Lennox Castle.
Places To Rent A Holiday Cottage in Loch Lomond
Loch Lomond is centrally positioned in Scotland, making Glasgow and Edinburgh within easy reach.Glasgow an exciting and lively city, with architecture from the days of the famous Charles Rennie Mackintosh. You will be spoilt for choice when selecting your holiday cottages as this area as it has many things to do and see here.
The small charming village of Balloch is at the southern end of the Loch, it has a large selection of eateries offering a selection of food from around the world.Stirling is tucked away in rolling hills and farmland with fine architecture, cobbled street and the castle sitting on top of an extinct volcano. Visitors are drawn to holiday in this area by the fashionable shops, eateries and history.