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Retreat to the peace and tranquillity of Ardlui, and wake up to the gentle lapping waters of one of Scotland’s most iconic lakes- Loch Lomond. Boasting stunning views across the water to the surrounding hills, indulge in a South Highlands escape bursting with leisure activities. Hiking, cycling, quad-biking and a multitude of water sports are all available- or simply sit back, relax, and soak up the inspiring scenery that surrounds you. 

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Bike Hire at Ardlui

Ardlui, Loch Lomond

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Wake Boarding at Ardlui

Ardlui, Loch Lomond

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Jet Ski Hire at Ardlui

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Surrounded by the dramatic peaks and glistening waters of Loch Lomond, Ardlui is an authentic escape that promises to immerse you in nature in one of the most breathtakingly beautiful parts of the UK. Known as ‘The Loch Where Legend Lives,’ this spot captures the magic of the Scottish Highlands which have attracted and inspired visitors for centuries. With stunning landscapes, wildlife, and heritage sites at each turn you are promised an unforgettable stay full of exciting adventures and activities.

It is difficult to imagine a stay on Loch Lomond which does not involve time spent on the water. With a wide variety of water sports available at Ardlui you can experience the Loch from a completely new perspective.

Perhaps the most thrilling way to enjoy the water is to jump on a Jet Ski and explore the banks and surrounding islands in a way that will leave you energised and wishing for more. The watercrafts available at Ardlui are suitable for all abilities, even absolute beginners, so the whole family can get on board.

Pull on your wetsuit and try your hand at a spot of wakeboarding, a fast-paced sport for thrill seekers looking for a jolt of adrenaline. Trained experts are on hand to guide everyone from novices right through to avid boarders. Kayak hire is also available for those who prefer a slightly slower pace. 

Alternatively, for guests who wish to indulge in a more luxurious way to enjoy the Loch, there is the option to privately hire a Azimut 43 Flybridge Yacht. Have your lunch prepared for you by your own private chef and sample the freshest seafood. Sip a chilled glass of champagne as you explore the coastline of the North end of the Loch where you can take in spectacular views of the Munros as well as hidden treasures on various islands. The yacht can host up to eight guests and the captain will be on hand throughout to ensure you take away some unforgettable memories. 

If a day on dry land is more your style, there are plenty of options to keep you entertained for the duration of your stay.

Tackle fast-paced outdoor pursuits with Quadmania which offer visitors the chance to hop on a quad bike and wind through farmland and woodland, experiencing a variety of terrains in truly unique locations. They also offer clay shooting and archery where you can challenge your friends and family to see who the ultimate champion in hand eye coordination is.

In Your Element, provide exhilarating outdoor experiences for the whole family to enjoy, from archery and axe-throwing to guided kayak tours and the chance to venture high into the treetops in TreeZone Loch Lomond – a 5*award-winning adventure course.

For a more relaxing day of exploration there are many walking trails in the area that range from gentle strolls to hardy hikes. View the Loch from all the best angles and advantage points and you can even pack a picnic to take along the way in warmer weather. 

The West Highland Way is one of the most magnificent walking trails in Scotland, covering 154km between Milngavie to Fort William. As it passes through Loch Lomond you can experience the wild heart of the Highlands with breathtaking landscapes surrounding you. 

If you prefer to hop on your  bike, there are also many beautiful cycle paths in the area which can accommodate both novice and experienced riders. Ardlui offer the hire of bespoke mountains bikes, so you do not need to worry about overloading the car. Families with young children and those looking for a gentle, sight-seeing ride can try the West Loch Lomond Cycle Path or the Rob Roy Loop, whilst the more hardened mountain bikers may wish to adventure out on the Three Glens Route or the Glen Loin Loop.

For those wanting to get even more in touch with nature there are horse riding centres within easy reach of Ardlui. Explore the beautiful countryside in complete relaxation as your equestrian friend and experienced guide show you the sights. Loch Lomond Pony Trekking offer gentle rides which are suitable for the whole family to enjoy. 

The Bird of Prey Centre is located next to the Loch Lomond Shores complex at Balloch. In the Lochside woodlands you can witness daily flying shows, learning lots of fun facts about these fascinating creatures. You can even enjoy the thrill of having a magnificent bird of prey swoop down to your gloved hand for a close-up view.

Loch Lomond is known to hold one of the largest varieties of fish in Scotland due to its large volume of fresh water. Keen anglers are in for a real treat with the chance to catch salmon, sea trout, pike and much more, all the while taking in the peaceful environment of the Loch. Loch Lomond - Angling for more information.

Continue the theme of rest and relaxation with a leisurely game of golf at the prestigious Loch Lomond Golf Club, which is located towards the southern end of the water. Tee off in one of the most beautifully dramatic landscapes and enjoy immaculately manicured fairways.

After a busy day of adventure and activity you are sure to have earned a hearty meal and a glass of your favourite tipple. Luckily Ardlui, which is fully licensed, gives guests of the House access to a cosy BBQ cabin where one can gather to cook a family meal in this unique Scandinavian style hut. The perfect place to settle in for an evening of good food and relaxed conversation.

Alternatively, if you would prefer someone else to do all the cooking, you can venture a few minutes up the road to The Drovers Inn. The menu is filled with hearty Scottish fare and a variety of pub favourites such as Venison Casserole and Steak and Guiness Pie. 

Slightly further afield, but just as delicious you will find The Boat House and Cameron Grill at the Cameron House Hotel. The former offers a fresh seasonal menu accompanied by waterside views, whilst the latter is more intimate and elegant, serving a decadent culinary experience. 

To learn which ‘wee drams’ come out on top, you can take a fascinating tour of some of the local Loch Lomond and The Trossachs distilleries. A half hour drive from Ardlui you will find the Auchentoshan Distillery on the Dunbartonshire Estate, which dates back to 1823 and boasts some of the best Scottish whisky. Oban Whisky Distillery dates back to 1794, is one of the smallest Scottish distilleries, nestled beneath a steep cliff overlooking the sea. Producing, rich, smoky flavours, Oban Whisky is a firm favourite.

For those looking to re-boot after enjoying all the culinary delights of the area, guests are invited to use the onsite fitness suite. Ardlui have teamed up with Technogym to provide a range of high-quality equipment for users of all abilities and the facility is just a short stroll from the holiday lodges. 

So, whether you are in search of new adventures or something a little more restful, Ardlui promises an unforgettable stay that will invigorate your body, mind, and soul. With an array of pursuits and amenities on offer, there is no better way to explore the raw beauty of Loch Lomond.

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