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Loch Lomond

Loch Lomond must be the world’s most famous Loch and has been much written about it, both in song and verse. The area is renowned for its beauty and tranquillity and offers picture postcard views around every corner.
Loch Lomond has the largest surface area of any fresh water Loch in the UK. The Loch is 24 miles long and five miles wide and at its deepest point is some 600 feet deep.
On the Loch there are approximately 38 Islands, some of them inhabited and there is even a Hotel on one, Inchmurrin.
The Loch is crossed by a geological feature called the Highland Boundary Fault; the Fault marks the geological division between Highland and Lowland Scotland and this area exhibits the physical characteristics of both Highland and Lowland Scotland.

It has an incredibly diverse collection of flora and fauna with some 200 species of birds and over a quarter of Britain's wild plants recorded in the area.

As well as taking in some of the truly wonderful scenery you can enjoy walking
boating, cycling, wildlife-watching, horse riding and many other outdoor activities in The Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park.

If you like messing about on the water, Loch Lomond is one of Scotland's premier boating and watersports venues and the scenery draws people from all over Scotland and beyond. The Loch is open to every kind of watercraft including kayaks, canoes, wind-surfers, jet-skis, speedboats and cruisers and they are all very well represented.

For those who like a bit of shopping on holiday check out Loch Lomond Shores, said to be Scotland’s most spectacular visitor destination combining the beautiful environment with an outstanding mixture of leisure, food and shopping experiences overlooking the majesty of Loch Lomond at Balloch.  The site is open all year round and access is available to enjoy the stunning scenery all day every day.