16th – 23rd May 2015

May 30, 2015 by in

We have had an amazing time at Crosskeys.  The Cottage is very cosy and comfortable and very well equipped.

It has been the perfect base for exploring this beautiful place.

We had a truly awesome road trip to Inverness on Tuesday, taking in the breath taking scenery of Glen Coe, Loch Ness and the many other sights the drive provided.

Afternoon tea at the Winnock Hotel in Drymen was delicious, followed by a drive to Balmaha.  We found The Riverside Museum and the Tall Ship in Glasgow a real fascinating experience, also The People’s Palace, Glasgow Cathedral and surrounding architecture, well worth a visit.

Thanks for a perfect holiday,

Christine and Mark.

Things to do

The Hill House (National Trust property) – Helensburgh

Charles Rennie Mackintosh was a revolutionary architect and designer and The Hill House is considered to be his domestic masterpiece. Mackintosh and his wife Margaret created almost everything, from the building itself to the furniture and textiles. More examples of his work can be seen in Glasgow.https://www.nts.org.uk/visit/places/the-hill-house

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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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Ben Lomond Walk

Favourite walks

If the outdoors is your thing then there are mountains in abundance to suit all levels of walkers. Ben Lomond, Scotland’s most southerly Monroe (a mountain over 3,000ft high), just one of 283 in Scotland.  Starting point is at Rowerdennan on the east side of loch lomond.  Well worth it for the views of Loch Lomond as you […]

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