Loch Lomond

Take a wee dram at this enchanting loch

Grand mountains, wooded isles and the gentle, lapping waters of a tranquil lake – Loch Lomond’s captivating scenery has inspired songs and verses across the ages. As one of Britain’s largest expanses of fresh water, it’s home to diverse and plentiful wildlife and was made Scotland’s first national park almost 20 years ago. With gorgeous scenery, plenty of art and culture, superb historic properties and traditional whisky distilleries, a trip to bonnie Scotland is packed with treats for your group.


Enjoy the majestic mountains and tranquil waters

  • Scenic boat cruise – take in the full splendour of the loch on a relaxing boat trip
  • The Hill House (NT) – see the fabulous architecture and lavish interiors of this mansion
  • Take a guided tour of Inveraray Castle
  • Glasgow – explore one of Europe’s most dynamic and lively cities
  • Feast your eyes on an impressive collection of art at Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum
  • Executive coach travel from your choice of pick up points
  • 4 nights half board accommodation in an old coaching inn with romantic log fires

From £639
per person

based on two sharing in a twin/double room, with a minimum of 30 passengers travelling in a specific month, based on coach travel. By air from £889 per person.

Best time to go

January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November, December

Suggested Hotel

Winnock Hotel, Drymen

  • Charming old coaching inn
  • Magical atmosphere with cosy bar and log fires
  • Friendly, family run with high level of service
  • Excellent locally sourced cuisine
  • Lovely location on the village green


  • Loch Lomond Boat Cruise

    Sit back and relax on this hour-long circular cruise. Enjoy a drink from the on-board bar whilst listening to a guided commentary accompanying the fascinating sights along the way. You’ll see magnificent views of Ben Lomond, ancient castles and stately homes that line the shores. You’ll also learn all about Inchmurrin Island – the largest of Loch Lomond’s islands, with the remains of the 14th century castle where Robert the Bruce sought refuge before being crowned King of Scotland.

  • The Hill House (NT)
    The-Hill-House-4- -David-P-Howard

    Designed by famous Scottish architect, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, the Hill House is a celebration of art and design, featuring examples of Art Nouveau and Arts & Crafts, to Japonisme and Scottish Baronial influences. At this National Trust property you’ll learn all about the intriguing family history of the house, and be able to relax in the beautiful gardens surrounding it.

  • Glasgow

    The vibrant city of Glasgow has a wonderful legacy of Victorian architecture, including the iconic Art Nouveau designs of Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Glasgow has an impressive artistic and cultural legacy, which can be explored in the world-class exhibitions at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and the Burrell Collection, and the dynamic Riverside Museum. Explore the stylishly gentrified Merchants City for independent shops and eateries, and don’t miss the elegant, Mackintosh-inspired Willow Tea Rooms.

  • Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum

    With 22 galleries and many temporary exhibitions changing throughout the year, Kelvingrove offers a diverse and impressive collection for art lovers to enjoy. See works from 17th century Dutch and Flemish Old Masters, pieces by eminent French artists, and furniture from Charles Rennie Mackintosh. View the impressive Fulton’s Orrery – a 3-dimensional model of our solar system from the 1820s, and catch a musical recital from an organ built in 1901.

  • Inverarary Castle
    Inveraray Castle Gardens 1 Courtesy of Inverarary Castle

    One of Scotland’s finest stately homes, Inveraray Castle is the ancestral seats of the Dukes of Argyll. Located on the shores of Loch Fyne and surrounded by beautiful gardens, it is home to magnificent French tapestries which were woven especially for the Castle, priceless collections of china, silver, stunning furniture and countless artworks.



Team Comments:

“A great hotel in a quaint village which is a stone’s throw from the loch. Walking back into the hotel on an autumn evening after a day’s worth of excursions and catching the aroma of the log burning fire is really welcoming.” (Tony)

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