Loch Lomond Waterfront
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Up early and headed off to Stirling to see the town, Castle and whatever else we could find. It was about an hours drive through country Scotland, we got there and grabbed some breaky, pretty average, ask Rob about his bacon roll!! Had a wander around the town, went up to the Castle but decided we didn't bpneed to go through another castle so we …
... had to jump into the mud. At this point I thought this cant be right it must be that sweet looking path. In my defence many of the WHW markers do not point in the right direction (go figure!). So I took Paul's advice and lined up all my markers and set off keeping a close eye on the map - and within 10 minutes I was sure I was heading in the wrong direction so as taught I retraced my steps. Just in time to see three walkers cresting the hill of the ...
... jackets the whole time we are here. At least it is not bitterly cold and the rain is only light. When the sun does come out the beauty of this area is really highlighted. After returning to Balmaha by ferry we decided to go for a short ride to a whiskey distillery, Glengoyne, which has been in operation since 1833. We were too late for a tour but wandered around the distillery and their shop. ...
... completed we have an early lunch then set off for a walk around Loch Lommond. We walk across the beach beside our campsite and pick up the track around the loch which forms part of the West Highland Way. On the way we pass through woodland interspersed with small beaches. We stop on one of the beaches to see a duck with a group of ducklings. They are very tame. I guess they are used to being fed by people picnicking ...
... couple of ponds and a lady walking two small dogs and then we reach the cat gates. This was obviously once a grand entrance to the estate but now looks somewhat deserted. We complete the loop back past the deer park and then, reluctantly, we must leave.
We return to the campsite and drop the canvas on the trailer which is now almost dry. We pause to take in one last look at the lovely view from our elevated position. We watch ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsLoch Lomond Waterfront Balmaha
Nice spot to stay shame about the roadworks all night.
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