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
Aberfoyle Bike ParkThe Scottish Wool Centre, Off Main Street, Aberfoyle, Stirling, FK8 3UQ
An CaistealAn Caisteal, Crianlarich FK20 8RL, UK
ArdgartanArrochar, Argyll and Bute, G83 7AS
Beinn an LochainCairndow, Argyll and Bute
Beinn DubhchraigBeinn Dubhchraig, Crianlarich FK20 8RX, UK
Beinn ÌmeCairndow, Argyll and Bute
Find local specialists who provide organised adventures in this area, great for those without experience or equipment
Our favourite activities in Loch Lomond and the Trossachs
The United Kingdom boasts a huge variety of mountains and hills – rewarding tired legs with space, solitude and spectacular views across the country.
One of life’s simple pleasures, wild swimming is not only a great way to connect with the landscape, but boasts many documented health benefits too.
Gorge walking requires fewer technical skills than canyoning, but can be just as much fun. Climb waterfalls and jump into plunge pools whilst traversing rocky and dramatic gorges.
Few things are more tranquil than a downstream paddle in a canoe. With canoe hire available throughout the UK, there’s an opportunity to experience it for yourself wherever you live.
Everyday Adventure stories from Snowdonia from Loch Lomond and the Trossachs