Balloch self catering holidaysHoliday rentals - cottages to rent in Balloch

Balloch is an inviting village on the south-west shores of Loch Lomond and is the gateway to the Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park. It's easily accessible from Glasgow via road or rail which makes it a popular place to to book a cottage and start exploring the National Park.

In the village, there is a good selection of bars and restaurants plus a supermarket so you have everything you need on your doorstep for a staycation holiday on the shores of Loch Lomond. The marina is a popular place to go for a stroll and if you are looking to hire a boat and cruise around the loch, there are several boat hire companies that offer private hires.

At a glance...
Beaches and coves
Family friendly
21 Monros for hiking, trekking and mountain biking
22 lochs on your doorstep
Medieval castles
Superb golf courses
Nearest airport Glasgow, 16 miles

Featured cottages in Balloch

Many of the holiday home cottages in Balloch come with all the facilities you would expect including wifi and satelite TV. The key consideration is timing - if you are planning a staycation holiday during the peak summer months, the cottages tend to get booked up months in advance.

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Things to see & do in and around Balloch

Balloch is a small village but don't be fooled as to thinking there is not much to do. It's the perfect place to base yourself for exploring Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park and further afield to Stirling and Oban, with so much to see and do for all ages.

A few suggestions....
Wander around Balloch Country Park
Drive to Stirling and take a guided tour of Stirling Castle
See the wallabies on Inchconnachan island
Hike along the Callander Crags and see the Bracklinn Falls
Play the championship course at The Carrick golf club
Explore the Falls of Dochart in Killin
Three Lochs Forest Drive near Aberfoyle
Boat ride around Lake of Menteith, the only lake in Scotland!
falls of dochart killin

Our view on cottage holidays in Balloch

With a fantastic location at the southern edge of Loch Lomand, Balloch is one of the top spots for a staycation cottage holiday in the Trossachs National Park. It's an ideal spot for a weekend break or longer staycation holiday and renting a cottage in this small village is ideal for families, groups and friends - it provides the space, freedom and flexibility to explore this incredibly beautiful Scottish region.