Rooms & Prices
Bed & Breakfast, Arrochar,
is situated in the heart of Scotland's first
National Park -
The Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park,
and is only a five minute walk from Loch
Long and 1.5 miles from Loch Lomond and the pier at Tarbet.
The ARROCHAR ALPS (as featured in
TRAIL & TGO ) consist of several interconnecting mountain
ranges of over 30 summits, five of which are listed MUNROS'
(above 3000ft). This entire area provides extensive HILL
WALKING opportunities both low & high level as well as connecting
LONG DISTANCE PATHWAYS amongst some of the most beautiful
mountain scenery in the BRITISH ISLES.
TwoStones is ideally situated as a
base to explore this magnificent area.
BEN LOMOND is easily accessible by
the mountain ferry operating from Tarbet early morning, returning
late afternoon (APRIL to NOVEMBER). The area also has both on & off road cycle
routes with the NATIONAL CYCLE ROUTE along the west shore of
LOCH LOMOND close by.
GOLF, FISHING & various WATER
SPORTS are also available nearby.
Arrochar makes an ideal base for touring
Scotland. Glasgow is about 45 miles,
Edinburgh about 50 miles. There are many things to do within a short
drive - these include: - (click on any of the links below for more
At Arrochar you can spend a leisurely day fishing
on the Loch. There are many walks and
hikes that start from Arrochar. From here you can ascend the Cobbler
(Ben Arthur) part of the Arrochar Alps. Guided walking tours are
Arrochar also has several
restaurants, pubs and shops. There is also a doctor's
surgery. Helensburgh has a wider array of shops including dentist,
hairdresser, banks, cash machines etc. In the
immediate area there are plenty of trails for the walker to enjoy.
Within a short drive there are beautiful glens and lochs to explore.
Relax and unwind in luxury amid
the spectacular surroundings of our National Park, visit some of our
magnificent and historic sightseeing or use up your energy on some of
our more energetic pastimes. Loch Long and the Loch Lomond area has a
wealth of activities on offer, and with such a diverse landscape there
are plenty of age old and new skills that you might like to turn your
hand to and take away a true highland experience.
Arrochar is perfectly situated for a
range of outdoor activities and water sports. From hill
walking and nature trails to golfing, jet skiing and cruising on Loch
Lomond, fishing to shooting and cycling to quad biking or four wheel
driving, there are a range of local companies who can help make your
stay in Arrochar that little bit more energizing and satisfy for all
No matter if you are on a day trip,
short break or a long term stay there is more than enough to keep you
satisfied and coming back for more.
/ Hiking Scotland’s most famous long distance hiking trail ‘The
West Highland Way’, passes on the east side of Loch Lomond and part of
the trail can be tackled on a day trip - you can even
take a dip in the loch as part of your hike!
abundant opportunities for walking at all levels, from short forest
trails to a variety of ‘Munros’ (you can even start climbing a Munro
within a 10 minute walk) in the Arrochar Alps and Crianlarich Hills.
If mountain biking is your forte, we have some wonderful forest trails
close by. We are also 5 minutes away from the Loch Lomond Cycle Route
(50 mile round trip for the adventurous) which, with both historic and
picturesque stops along the way, provides an easy day out for all the
family. You can also join the
National Cycle Network and explore the rest of Scotland’s cycle
The West Highland rail line stops at Arrochar and Tarbet
station and guests can take a memorable ride through the glorious
Highland scenery to Fort William, Oban or Mallaig. We are also within
comfortable driving distance of a range of tourist attractions, whatever
Loch Lomond Seaplane
And below is a
summary of some of the activities: -
The Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park
- TwoStones is in The Loch Lomond and The Trossachs
National Park embraces diverse landscapes from the high country of
Breadalbane to the sea lochs of Argyll. The Highland Boundary Fault cuts
through the Park, dividing the gentle Lowlands from the rugged terrain
of the Highlands. The Park is divided into four distinct areas: Loch
Lomond, The Argyll Forrest, The Trossachs and Breadalbane.
is a pottery studio and craft gallery in Arrochar
showcasing superb quality ceramics, jewellery, photography, paintings,
textiles and other traditional crafts.
Trips & Cruises on the Loch can be taken from
Tarbet pier 2km from Cruachan - this is a relaxing way to take in the scenery. Don't forget
Lomond Seaplanes - take a flight from
Loch Lomond and take in some unparalleled views of Scotland with your
flight returning over Arrochar and The Cobbler to Tarbet and back to
Jail - take a tour of both the old
prison and the new prison; hear about those who were luck enough to
escape from the jail and get to know the 4345 prisoners from their
Castle is situated in the picturesque village of
Inveraray on Loch Fyne. There are many quaint old shops including a
Whisky shop and a Scottish Heather shop.
(approx 8 miles) Visit the picturesque lochside village of Luss. Take in
the breathtaking views, enjoy the hospitality of the welcoming coffee
shops and treat yourself to some souvenirs. Luss has its own Highland
lies approximately 20 miles away and is the home of the famous Hill House
by Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Have a wander around the shops, enjoy and
ice-cream and perhaps be lucky enough to see the Waverley paddle steamer
on the Clyde.
The village of Balloch is about 20 miles South and
whether you walk, cycle or drive, plenty of refreshment awaits. There
are numerous cafes, restaurants and bars, some have evening
entertainment including the Folk Festival in late July.
Castle Country Park has plenty of walks and
stunning gardens with plenty of seating to enjoy the views. The
Balloch Highland Games are held in the park. There is also an
annual rock festival here which attracts the world's finest musicians
Lomond Shores in Balloch has stunning views of Ben
Lomond and the Loch from the southern tip along with a shopping mall,
including Jenners. There is a great visitor centre with local
information and activities with a woodland walk. Loch Lomond aquarium
has recently opened at Drumkinnon Tower with many exhibits including
otters and sharks. Car parking is free and small boats and cycles can be
Whisky Trail - For centuries whisky and the west coast of
Scotland have been synonymous. Scotland's West Coast Whisky Trail – 'The
Whisky Coast' blends incredible Scottish scenery, the finest hotels,
restaurants and visitor attractions with the best single malt whisky for
a truly unforgettable holiday experience.
For more information visit
There are many golf courses nearby including The Loch Lomond Golf Club,
the newly created Carrick, Cameron House, Helensburgh, Dumbarton and The
Vale of Leven.
Helensburgh Golf Club is the closest -
Contact: Mr Stark Tel: 01436 675505 - click
for more information
There is plenty of opportunity to walk in the surrounding area and a
short drive can open a whole new world. The Cobbler can be accessed on foot. The base of the walk is about a half mile walk.
Led walks and hikes are available by a
There are walking routes and cycling routes from
the Ardgarten Visitor Centre -
click HERE for
HERE for led walks of The Arrochar
There is also a swimming pool at
Helensburgh - telephone 01369 701170
is a popular pass time for tourists and residents alike. Loch Long,
being a sea loch, offers a variety of catch ranging from Mackerel to
Conger Eel! There are also several local rivers where fishing is
Fishing boats can be
hired from Teighness in Arrochar village or form the camp site at
is around 40 miles away. There are plenty of car parks in the city centre
where you will find every type of shop and designer outlet. There are
many libraries and places of interest. There is also an open top bus
tour. Glasgow is a great day out for all the family.
is about one and a half hours drive and has stunning architecture and the
famous Edinburgh Castle. There are many great places to eat and things
is just over an hour away and also features the famous Sterling Castle.
is a three hour drive. See the beautiful Loch Ness and catch a
glimpse of the monster!
areas of Arrochar and Tarbet is steeped in local history. Take a look at
Local Heritage group website by clicking
HERE - The Arrochar, Tarbet
& Ardlui Heritage Group. You will find hundreds of
old photographs, documents and historical articles plus resident's
memories. It's a wealth of information.
Web Site -
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