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Walking Holidays

Explore Loch Lomond and the Trossachs on foot

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Walking Loch Lomond

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And the Trossachs

There are many walks near Ballat Smithy Cottage. Some take in the loch, some take in the mountains, but they will all take your breath away. Walking Loch Lomond and the Trossachs will be a great adventure on your own or with family and friends. We are surrounded by paths, trails, and hills to enjoy. From Ben An to Conic Hill and the mighty Ben Lomond to the tiny Dumpling. The level of walk and choice of distance are yours.

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Explore the beauty of The Trossachs

Explore this stunning area on foot and be in awe of all the beauty

Walks for All

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The Best Way to Explore

There are walks for all abilities near Ballat Smithy Cottage. Enjoy scenic walks by rivers and lochs, in forests and woods, and high into the hills in the Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park. Wherever you roam the spectacular scenery and your beautiful surroundings will inspire you.

The best local walks are to be found in the Queen Elizabeth Forest Park. If walking the hills is your plan then Walk Highlands is a great resource.

Venturing out into the hills can be a daunting prospect for newcomers, so why not use the services of an experienced guide? Loch Lomond Guides and Scotland’s Wild offer a variety of options.

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The West Highland Way near the devils staircase in Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park
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Climbing Ben Lomond

Ben Lomond offers breathtaking views of Loch Lomond and the Trossachs. Going on a Ben Lomond hike is a popular excursion, and tens of thousands of people do this every year.

Even on days when the weather isn’t perfect, the sight from the top can be spellbinding. Ben Lomond is a popular walk and can get busy during peak times in the summer. 

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Walking the hills

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Magnificent Views

If you plan on hillwalking near Loch Lomond, there are plenty of options. For example, Conic Hill is a popular walk near Balmaha. The hill marks the northernmost edge of Scotland’s lowlands. This means that everything you see to the north is the Scottish Highlands.

Once again, the views from the top can be magnificent. On a really good day you can see for miles. In fact, you don’t even have to go all the way to the top for cracking views!

So if you are looking for a walking holiday in Scotland, then come to Loch Lomond and stay with us at Ballat Smithy Cottage. Walking Loch Lomond and the surrounding areas will be sure to make your break a special one.

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Reviews

‘What a home away from home! The cottage is as warm and welcoming as Anne, the owner is. The welcome pack was most appreciated after our drive with our two small children. The location is perfect for exploring the area, it’s activities, attractions and local beauty spots. It is truly one of the most beautiful parts of the world we have ever visited. We cannot wait to return. Thank you Anne, for a lovely time.’

– Ballat Smithy Cottage Tripadvisor Review

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And See Ballat Smithy Cottage

Watch our video below and see our gorgeous cottage for yourself. Plus, get a taster of some of the wonderful attractions and activities nearby, including Loch Lomond. We are sure you will love all we have to offer so get booking today and enjoy a relaxing stay with us here at Ballat Smithy Cottage.

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Walking

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Cycling

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Golf

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Heritage & History

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