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||✔|
|21 Monros for hiking, trekking and mountain biking||✔|
|22 lochs on your doorstep||✔|
|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.See all rentals
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!||✔|
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.