If you’ve ever had the pleasure of exploring the West of Scotland or indeed any of the 30,000 lochs in Scotland, then Loch Lomond and Cameron House might be familiar to you.
The most southern point of the Loch, where Cameron House sits, is only 35 to 45 minutes from the city of Glasgow and Stirling, and it’s an area that so much to see, do and explore.
Cameron House itself (A De Vere Hotel at the time) sits on Cameron Bay, with not just the hotel on its grounds.
Scandinavian Log Cabins, a Golf Course and a Loch Fyne Restaurant. The area is also home to a Bird of Prey Centre, Shore centre including cafe and a Kayaking club too.
The Hotel itself is another level.
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We were lucky enough to stand and watch a Helicopter land, all be it frighteningly close to reception, hold on to your hats time, right outside the hotel and the Cutty Sark seaplane took off all but seconds after the helicopter had landed. A joy to witness two abnormal, but wonderful things outside your hotel. Luckily my car was a million miles away.
Staying at any DeVere hotel is always met with a small amount of trepidation, often overpriced for the facilities or unnecessary decor. But this style suits the grandeur and allure of Cameron House down the ground.
The leather chesterfields, abundance of tartan and extra touches of historical references, make your stay in this castle-like country house feel otherworldly.
Exploring this area in the autumn winter time, requires an extra layer or two, but the walks around and along the Loch or just the estate itself, with wellies on so you can kick all the leaves, is a romantic memory to cherish.
Away from the hotel, on the opposite side of the loch sits Balloch Castle and Country Park which offers views above the water as far as the eye can see. It’s from this side you can explore a fair amount of the east side of the loch, stretching as far north Ben Lomond for more views, camping and a great little bar overlooking the water.
You could whilst on the east side of the water traveling north veer away from the peak of Ben Lomond and explore Loch Ard, Chon, Arklet and Katrine across the glorious Queen Elizabeth Forest Park.
Explore Loch Lomdon for yourself…
Seeing some breathtaking views, some beautiful things and staying the in area is worth the time and money too.
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