Try Something New
Loch Lomond offers a wealth of opportunities for adventure. Check out our top picks and try something new today.
1. Balmaha House Canoe Hire
Situated on the shores of Loch Lomond, there’s no better place from which to hire a canoe and spend the day exploring the loch and its islands. Be sure to hop off at each island to discover what’s on offer. From ancient graveyards and castles to deer and wallabies, there’s something for everyone.
Find out more at: http://www.balmahahouse.co.uk/activities.html
2. Visiting The Islands
The islands of Loch Lomond can be reached by canoe, kayak, windsurfing, waterskiing and open water swimming. Boasting many important fauna and flora, they are truly a sight to behold and a must-see when visiting Loch Lomond.
3. Can You Experience
For outdoor activities and leisure pursuits in Loch Lomond, it doesn’t get any better than Can You Experience. Offering a whole host of award-winning guided activities, choose from canoeing, biking, paddle boarding, segways, fast rib rides, archery, rifle shooting, gorge walking, power kiting and more – there’s something new for everyone. Boat and bike hire at Loch Lomond Shores also available!
Find out more at: http://www.canyouexperience.com/
4. Loch Lomond Waterski Club
Follow in the footsteps of celebrities such as Carol Smillie, Oasis’ Noel Gallagher and U2’s Bono and learn to waterski. Never done waterskiing before? Don’t worry, there are lessons for all ages and abilities.
Find out more at: http://www.lochlomondwaterskiclub.co.uk/
5. Loch Lomond Highland Games
Every year, Loch Lomond plays host to the Highland Games, a series of challenges including World Heavyweight Championship, Scottish 80 metres Running Championship as well as Tug of War and Wrestling. The question is, are you brave enough to take on the Scottish champions?
Find out more at: http://www.llhgb.com/
6. Go Ape
Spend the day monkeying around at Go Ape and enjoy tree top adventures including Tarzan swings, rope ladders and zip wires. Flying 46 metres above ground level, Go Ape boasts the nation’s longest zip wire – at 426 metres.
Find out more at: http://goape.co.uk/days-out/aberfoyle
7. Menteith Fisheries
With a reputation for Central Scotland’s best fly fishing, there’s no better place to learn how to fish than at Menteith Fisheries. Stocked weekly with around 1500 trout, it’s usual to catch fish over 2lbs in weight.
Find out more at: http://www.menteith-fisheries.co.uk/
8. Wild By Nature
Learn all about survival at the Wild By Nature locations around Loch Lomond. From tips on lighting a fire to building a shelter and tracking deer, you’ll feel up close and personal to nature. Suitable for people of all ages.
Find out more at: http://www.wildbynature.eu/bushcraft-and-heritage-trips
Tackle multiple obstacles as you swing from tree to tree at Treezone, boasting crossings 14 metres above ground level, as well as a 65 metre zip wire. With stunning views along the way, it’s a must-visit for adventure lovers and thrill seekers.
Find out more at: http://www.treezone.co.uk/loch-lomond
10. Loch Lomond Shooting School
Suitable for ages 12 and upwards, get the whole family together for a day of archery, clay pigeon shooting and air rifle shooting. You’ll be given full instruction so no previous experience is required.
Find out more at: http://lomondshooting.co.uk/