Where the sun shines bright on Loch Lomond
Milarrochy Bay (say it, M’lariky Bay) lies on the eastern bank of Loch Lomond, in Scotland’s new National Park. Across the road from the site is the West Highland Way footpath which leads north to Fort William, and south to Glasgow. Be sure to check out The Camping and Caravanning Club’s new Backpacker’s facility.this article
The Queen Elizabeth Forest lies to the east and to the north rises Ben Lomond. You can walk along the shore of the loch and find sandy coves suitable for bathing.
To the east on the River Forth lies Stirling – an ancient Royal Burgh with many historic buildings such as Mar’s Wark, the Church of the Holy Rude and Darnley’s House.
Visit the beautiful Victorian church of Holy Trinity at Bridge of Allan to admire the work of the famous Scottish architect and designer, Charles Rennie Mackintosh. The National Wallace Monument is at nearby Abbey Craig.
The Rob Roy Centre is at Callander in the heart of the Trossachs. While in Callander, visit the Hamilton Toy Collection and the various shops and galleries. For spectacular views drive along The Duke’s Pass between Loch Achray and Aberfoyle.
The Augustinian Inchmahome Priory lies on an island in the Lake of Menteith, Scotland’s only lake.
Nearby is Aberfoyle where you can try your hand at spinning and weaving at the Scottish Wool Centre. You will find woollen mills in Callander, Aberfoyle and at Kilmahog.
Drive or cycle to Loch Katrine, cross the loch on the steamship Sir Walter Scott, and then cycle along quiet roads back to Trossachs Pier.
Drymen (say Drimmon) has several shops and places to eat. The local Tourist Information Centre is in the library.
Many pitches give an uninterrupted view across the loch. The site abounds in wildlife – squirrels, ducks, rabbits and many different birds.
For boat owners, there is a jetty.