Discovering the Top 9 Activities and Must-See Attractions in Loch Lomond

Comprehensive guide on things to do in Loch Lomond.

How much do you know about the beautiful, captivating Loch Lomond? Known for its natural beauty and rich cultural heritage, Loch Lomond offers so many wonderful outdoor activities that it is the perfect place for someone seeking adventure travel. There are also plenty of family-friendly attractions to explore, and such a wide range of things to do in Loch Lomond that you will wish your holiday was longer. 

Loch Lomond Bird of Prey Centre

Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of raptors at the renowned Loch Lomond Bird of Prey Centre. Discover majestic birds in flight and learn about their conservation efforts. You will enjoy learning firsthand about a variety of British birds, as well as unusual species from around the world, including owls and golden eagles. There are even falconry activities available, for those who want to get closer to the centre’s residents. 

SEA LIFE Loch Lomond 

Dive into an underwater adventure at SEA LIFE Loch Lomond, where you can marvel at a diverse range of marine life, including sharks, rays, and tropical fish. This fascinating journey from the coast to the depths of the ocean features Scotland’s largest collection of sharks, as well as an opportunity for hands-on learning at the rock pool experience. 

TreeZone Aerial Adventure Course

Get your adrenaline pumping with an exhilarating treetop adventure at TreeZone, one of the most exciting Loch Lomond attractions. Navigate through thrilling obstacles and zip lines while enjoying panoramic views of the surrounding landscape. This is the ultimate adventure in the air, a thrill ride with zip wires, hanging platforms, tightropes, white-knuckle bridges, and much more. It is not for the faint of heart, but stick with it, because the view from the final zip wire is unforgettable. 

Gorgeous Walks in Loch Lomond

When you are looking for memorable nature experiences, lace up your boots and embark on a scenic walk around Loch Lomond. Explore tranquil forests, picturesque villages, and stunning viewpoints along well-marked trails. Whether you crave an energetic workout or you simply want a gentle, scenic stroll, there is a walk near Loch Lomond to benefit your head, heart, body, and soul. Will you choose the loch, coastline, riverside, forest, glen, hill, or mountain? The Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park is a wonderful place to find your perfect walk. 

Loch Lomond Pony Trekking

Experience the beauty of Loch Lomond on horseback with a pony trekking adventure. Enjoy leisurely rides through lush countryside and rugged terrain. Everyone can participate, from novice riders to those with more skill, and it is the perfect way to explore the tranquil setting of the National Park while enjoying a truly unique experience.

Boat Trips & Tours

Set sail on Loch Lomond and discover its hidden treasures on a boat trip or tour. Cruise past charming islands, historic landmarks, and majestic mountains while soaking in the beauty of the scenery. What better way could there be to experience Loch Lomond than from the vantage point of a boat on the water? There are plenty of ways to accomplish this, from speedboat tours to full boating holidays and everything in between. 

Loch Lomond Water Ski Club

Once you have been out on the water, why not try getting in it? For water sports enthusiasts, the Loch Lomond Water Ski Club offers exhilarating experiences on the water. Try your hand at water skiing, wakeboarding, or tubing under the guidance of skilled instructors. All levels of skiers are catered to, from beginner to competition standard. 

Loch Lomond Shores

Explore the vibrant waterfront complex of Loch Lomond Shores, featuring a variety of shops, restaurants, and attractions. Take a leisurely stroll along the promenade or indulge in some retail therapy at the local boutiques. This is the newest attraction on the loch, and it is designed to blend in with the natural surroundings, constructed of local stone. Serving as the entranceway to Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, it has quickly become one of the region’s top tourist attractions, with plenty of fun things to do, whether you enjoy shopping for locally produced crafts and goods,  enjoying special events, or engaging in outdoor activities and adventures. There are bike and boat rentals, segway tours, archery programs, a farmer’s market, and two great beaches that also serve as perfect picnic spots. 

West Highland Way

Embark on the adventure of a lifetime along the iconic West Highland Way. Trek through breathtaking landscapes, including sections along the shores of Loch Lomond, and immerse yourself in Scotland's wild beauty. This popular long-distance walking route is 96 miles long and attracts nearly 100,000 walkers each year. The trails follow the banks of Loch Lomond and go all the way to Fort William, with Britain’s highest mountain, Ben Nevis, in view along the way. To experience a short stretch of the trails, head to Ptarmigan Lodge in Rowardennan, where you can take the loch-side path for a mile, to a crag called Rob Roy’s prison, where Roy was once said to have held hostages. 

Where to Stay in Loch Lomond

Together Travel is delighted to introduce our luxury hot tub lodges in Loch Lomond, where you can retreat to the peace and tranquillity of your choice of lodgings and wake to the gently lapping waters of this iconic lake. Here, in a setting that offers stunning views across the water to the surrounding hills, you can engage in a wide range of leisure activities or simply sit back and relax. Our Loch Lomond property features eight lodges, all with access to onsite water sports, including jet ski, kayak, and paddle board hire, mooring facilities, and gym facilities. It is some of the best accommodation Loch Lomond has to offer, and we are excited to share it with you. 

The Lodges

Each of the eight  lodges has three bedrooms, magnificent floor to ceiling windows offering incredible views, a private outdoor deck with a hot tub, and everything you need to escape everyday life. The living space is full of contemporary Highland charm, featuring underfloor heating and sumptuous furnishings, with plenty of seating for the whole family and a large Smart TV. The fully equipped kitchen has everything you need and more, with modern appliances a sleek, natural design and a cosy dining space. The three bedrooms feature comfortable beds and Smart TVs, and the master bedroom has a private balcony overlooking the Loch. Wet rooms serve the bedrooms, complete with drench showers and floor to ceiling tiles, providing a fresh, clean, aesthetic. The lodges have secured parking for two vehicles as well as a shared  electric charging station, and some of them are even pet friendly. 

Visit Loch Lomond with Together Travel

Why wait? Book a stay with Together Travel Co and immerse yourself in the enduring magic of the Scottish Highlands. At these beautiful properties in Ardlui, we will help you bring your holiday dreams to life. In fact, no matter where you want to go, all across the UK, we have luxurious, comfortable, unique properties located wherever you want to be, where you can connect with your family and enjoy all these vacation spots have to offer. Find out how we can make your trip amazing by contacting our expert concierge team at +44(0)1625 416430 or emailing us for more information.