Thryve Logo

Romantic glens & braesLoch Lomond and the Trossachs

Deep, glittering lochs shimmer in the rare Scottish sunshine, surrounded by ancient woodlands that are home to a variety of wildlife, including the elusive red squirrel. Mountains stretch their time-weathered ridges to the sky and waterfalls rumble and flow over jagged edges into cool, crystal pools below. Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park is the perfect location for Scottish locals and tourists alike, with vast expanses of lakes to kayak or paddle board on, mountains to climb and stunning wild camping spots that combine to create an adventure-or-leisure seeker’s paradise.

Loch Lomond is a large freshwater loch, the largest inland stretch of water in Britain. The Trossachs National Park is centred on the loch and encompasses it and the Trossachs which is an area of wooded glens and lochs to the south west of Scotland. It was the first Scottish national park and is the fourth largest in the UK, covering 720 square miles. The park also encompasses many mountain peaks including 21 Munros such as Ben Lomond and Ben Lui and 19 Corbetts. There are also two forest parks here and 57 designated special nature conservation sites.

Explore Loch Lomond and the Trossachs

Adventures that you can do on your own, with the right knowledge, skills and equipment

Local Guides

Find local specialists who provide organised adventures in this area, great for those without experience or equipment

  • Gorge Walking, Coasteering, Mountain Biking, Canoeing, Kayaking, Climbing

    My Adventure

    MY Adventure, West Harbour Road, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

    My Adventure is an outdoor adventure and activities operator located near Edinburgh in Scotland.

    They offer canyoning, coasteering, mountain biking, climbing, canoeing and kayaking for groups of all abilities alongside a variety of technical courses.

    Equipment and professional instruction are provided alongside catering and transport options.

  • Gorge Walking, Canoeing, Climbing, Mountain Biking

    In Your Element

    In Your Element Scotland, Inverness, United Kingdom

    In Your Element is an adventure and activities operator with various locations in Scotland.

    They offer canyoning, climbing, canoeing and mountain biking for groups of all abilities alongside a variety of technical courses.

    Equipment and professional instruction are provided.

  • Gorge Walking, Canoeing, Kayaking, Climbing

    Action Adventure Activities

    Unnamed Road, Stirling FK8 3RZ, UK

    Action Adventure Activities is an outdoor adventure and activities operator located in the Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Scotland.

    They offer canyoning, canoeing, kayaking and climbing for groups of all abilities.

    Equipment and professional instruction are provided alongside accommodation, catering and transport options.

  • Sailing

    Rutland Sailing School

    South Shore of Rutland Water, Edith Weston, Rutland, LE15 8HJ

    Rutland Sailing School is situated along the south shore of Rutland Water in Edith Weston, Rutland. 

    The school provides introductory sailing sessions and RYA approved courses for juniors and adults of all abilities. Boat hire is also available if you meet the centres requirements.

    Equipment and instruction are provided. Other facilities include changing, toilets and refreshments.

  • Canoeing, Kayaking

    Rutland Watersports

    Rutland Watersports, Bull Brig Lane, Whitwell, United Kingdom

    Rutland Watersports is situated on the north shore of Rutland Water Park at Whitwell in Rutland.

    The centre has canoeing and kayaking facilities for people of all ages and abilities. You can participate as a group or individual on a day, half day or by the hour basis with an instructor, or you can hire a craft and take it out on the water. No experience is necessary.

    Equipment and instruction are available, other facilities include a equipment shop, parking, nearby retail shops and restaurants, a café and toilets.