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Balloch Castle Country Park

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Wonderful peaceful place to spend a couple of hours

Beautifully kept country park with amazing trees and views of Loch Lomond. Several different paths... read more

Reviewed today
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Have visited on a number of occasions, just brilliant. In the past have visited a planned show... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Balloch, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G83 8LX, Scotland
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Reviewed today

Beautifully kept country park with amazing trees and views of Loch Lomond. Several different paths to walk. Magical walled garden and 'castle'.

Thank JBP2014
Reviewed 6 days ago

Have visited on a number of occasions, just brilliant. In the past have visited a planned show within park grounds however since then we as a family enjoy the Castle and Park for picnics or just beautiful walks.

Thank Titch58
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice Sunday afternoon stroll around the grounds and to see the castle. Thought everything was sign posted well and easily accessible. Slipway kiosk was a bit of a joke though. Rude staff and service was horrible.

2  Thank KCub28
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an amazing place for couples, families and dog owners. Woodland walks, also path walks, amazing views of Loch Lomond and lots of play areas for children. And it's all free!!

1  Thank Julie G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Who knew, we have gone very near this park many times and never went in, well that will change from now on what a lovely place, nice hardwood trees, nice herbaceous borders, nice places to sit and lovely views over the Loch.

1  Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great walk around this well kept park . Amazing views, for me the park is split in two. (The wooded bit) on the shore of loch lomond( stunning) and then ( the open park bit) up near the castle, again stunning ! Deffo a must...More

2  Thank Barry M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great day trip from Glasgow. No car needed as you can take the train. Visited the Balloch country park which was really nice, including the Chinese and walled gardens, and hiked all the way to Helensburgh as suggested by the tourist information center. Highly recommended...More

3  Thank Elena S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A really beautiful find whilst staying at Cameron Estate Lodges. Spacious grounds with lots of footpaths, fantastic trees and beautiful views of the castle and over Loch Lomond. Easy to escape the crowds of Balloch and great for an evening stroll.

2  Thank Peter F
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

The park is sprawling and needs lot of walking and climbing . We didn’t enter the castle but snapped a photo .Descended to waterfront area which was crowded with picnicers , sun bathers and swimmers.The views are excellent .The climbs and downhill is pleasant .

1  Thank Sundoll2013
Reviewed 11 July 2018

This country park is absolutely stunning. It is free and has lots of paths to walk along and you can also walk on the grass. There are gardens to go in as well. The castle is being renovated. Down by the shore is a little...More

1  Thank Lizcha2015
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Dušan K
7 May 2018|
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Response from ering739 | Reviewed this property |
Possibly Buchanan St Bus Station. However the train is the best option.journey wise. It only takes about 50 minutes from Glasgow. The Balloch Station is the end of the line and the park is a short walk along the village.
7 April 2018|
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Response from og84 | Reviewed this property |
See previous responses....signage in the park is relatively spartan, you may find it difficult to know for sure whether or not you are on the right trail until you have been on it (or another one) for awhile.
Sommer V
7 January 2018|
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Response from angela w | Reviewed this property |
Hi can’t see why not, the views are stunning of the loch couldn’t think of anywhere nicer .