Amazing scenery, ideal for exploring the National Park, Stirling and the Trossachs or the west coast of Scotland.

Welcome to Crosskeys Loch Lomond

Set within the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, Crosskeys sits at the head of Glen Fruin, just 2 miles from Loch Lomond. Whatever your interests, Crosskeys has something for everyone. Amazing scenery, good road links to local amenities in Helensburgh, Balloch, and Dumbarton and further afield for exploring the National Park, Stirling and the Trossachs or the west coast of Scotland.

Glenfruin Lodge

A modern spacious ground floor apartment with oak wooden floors throughout and under floor heating it offers an ideal relaxing country get away.

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Crosskeys Cottage

This traditional Scottish stone cottage offers you a unique chance to stay in an iconic local landmark with a 300 year history! Tasteful fixtures and decoration give the cottage today a fresh, modern and cosy ambience.

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Comments from our Guestbook

Had a lovely time, weather really good, scenery great, cottage comfy and very nicely decorated, had everything we needed.

Thank you, Heather, Ker & Lucy (the dog)

23rd – 28th April 2022

Lovely cosy cottage.perfect place to visit Argyll.

We would recommend Clyde St Cafe for an amazing full breakfast in Helensburgh, so good we went twice !!

A visit to Doune Castle is a must especially if you are a Monty Python fan.

Thank you Alison & Craig for the warm welcome. finding a christmas card and presents under the tree was a treat.

Many Thanks

Richard & Katalin

Worcestershire

29/12/2018-02/01/2019

Thank you Alison & Craig for a lovely stay in Glenfruin Lodge.  There is everything you need here – cosy fire, great shower & bubbly bath! and of course a regular visit from lovely Maisie the cat!

We will be back.

Best wishes, Marion, Colm & Suoirse

13th – 20th April 2019

We have really enjoyed our stay, Crosskeys Cottage was cosy & a great location.

Thank you for the supply of wood for the fire really made the difference on our first night.

Catherine and Stan

Shetland

1st-11th November 2021

Had a great week.  Crosskeys cottage is well equipped, cosy and delightful.

It’s the perfect base for exploring this very scenic area.

Would love to return one day….

Ruth & Richard James, Southampton, Hants.

2nd – 9th August 2014

Thank you to Alison & Craig for a lovely stay at Glenfruin Lodge, very relaxing and enjoyable.

We have made the most of the lucky weather for January as most days were clear and sunny. We have seen some lovely views of the surrounding area, especially Luss, Balmaha (the Oak Tree Inn is definitely worth a visit, beautiful meal and very cosy).

We also visited Edinburgh and toured the castle with lots to see and experience. We decided to travel further afield taking in the magnificent views along the way to Fort William, Ben Nevis and Traigh beach which were amazing!

Lisa & Dave (Leigh)

15th – 22nd January 2022

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Glenfruin.
A lovely furnished property and nicely located for exploring the area.
We are sure to return.
Emma & Jon
East Yorkshire

26th June-3rd July 2021

We also have had a lovely time in this beautiful cottage (Glenfruin Lodge) and we have slept like ‘logs’ in the huge comfy bed.  As we are not walkers we found that there was still plenty to do.  A drive up to Tyndrum to the Green Wellie was spectacular but beware, the RAF practice their low flying up there as we found out when a Hercules Carrier buzzed our heads only a couple of hundred feet above us, but to watch them go by was amazing.

As for eating out we found that the Queen of the Loch does a nice carvery and also theme nights.  Glenfruin Farm across the road does a really nice breakfast, a little dear but well worth the money.

Loch Lomond (the shores) is a nice place to shop – House of Fraser, Regatta etc..  Henry Bell (Wetherspoons pub) in Helensburgh is also ok to eat (cheap & cheerful).  Also got train into Glasgow, 2 return tickets for £14 from Helensburgh Central.

We sincerely hope to return.

Bev & Barney – Blackpool x

10th – 17th March 2018

Good bye Loch Lomond !!
We did beautiful walks, a visit to the National Trust Gardens ( Gielston Gardens Cardross )
and above all we had sunny weather.
The Cottage was perfect, We are now off to Mull.

Greetings, Geraldine & Stern

25th – 30th July 2022

It was a pleasure to stay at the fully equipped Glenfruin Lodge.  We did and saw many things during our one week stay.

We drove the full circle around the National Park.  We went to Oban for a day and Fort William for a day as well.  The drive through Glen Coe (the valley, not the village) was outstanding!

Arienne and Paul walked the first part of the Three Lochs Way (from Balloch to Helensburgh) and Paul climbed to the summit of Ben Lomond. Tough hikes, but amazingly beautiful and recommended!

One day Elise went pony trekking at Rednoch (near Port of Menteith).  It was fun and they particularly keep your level of skill in mind.

Maisie (the cat) visited us from time to time, snoring all the time…  she was kind of like a second host.

Thank you very much!

Ronald and Crienne, Elise & Paul, the Netherlands

8th – 15th July 2017

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Things to do

Luss conservation village – western shore of Loch Lomond

Located on the banks of Loch Lomond, off the A82, 5 miles north of Crosskeys. Occupation of this area dates back to medieval times, but much of the village and the neat rows of cottages were built in the 18th and 19th centuries to house workers from the nearby slate quarries and featured in the […]

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Glengoyne Distillery Killearn

Whisky distillery tour

You cannot come to Scotland without discovering the secrets of our ‘water of life’. There are many distilleries near to Crosskeys:- Glengoyne (Killearn), Deanstone (Doune), Auchentoshan (Clydebank/Glasgow), Glenturret (Crieff), Eradour (Pitlochry), Blair Athol (Pitlochry) Aberfeldy and Oban.https://trossachs.co.uk/whisky/

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Activities

Loch Lomond Sealife CentreLocated in Balloch and open all yearWebsite: www.visitsealife.com/loch-lomondPhone: 01389 721500 Loch Lomond Bird of Prey CentreLocated in Balloch and open all yearWebsite: www.llbopc.co.ukPhone: 01389 729239 Treezone Ariel Adventure CourseLocated in Balloch and open Easter to October (Weekends only in the winter)Website: www.iye.scot/treezone-loch-lomondPhone: 01389 496055 Loch Lomond Pony TrekkingLocated in Balloch and open all yearWebsite: www.lomond-pnytreks.co.ukPhone: 01389 […]

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