Have a magical season and visit Loch Lomond this winter! See snow-capped mountains, frosty mornings and stunning sunsets. Check out some great accommodation deals on offer during the winter months. Cosy up at a roaring log fire, enjoy a dram of whisky and relax by the banks of Loch Lomond.
Now is the time to start planning your Christmas and New Year at Loch Lomond
Lying on the Highland Boundary Fault, the loch is 24.5 miles (39 km) long, it is the largest freshwater loch in Scotland and has more than 30 islands, the largest of which is Inchmurrin. The Loch Lomond and Trossachs area of Scotland was awarded National Park status in July 2002. A popular leisure destination located between the lowlands of central Scotland and the Highlands. In 2005, a poll of Radio Times readers voted Loch Lomond the sixth greatest natural wonder in Britain.
Enjoy the seasonal colours of winter and explore the diversity of landscapes in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park which have inspired painters, musicians, artists and writers. Visit Loch Lomond and have a fantastic winter break.
Scotland will showcased to the world in 2014. With the advent of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles, Stirling 2014 and Scotland will decide its independence in September. Make sure if you visit Scotland in the Year of Homecoming that you visit Loch Lomond in the heart of Scotland's first National Park - it's only a thirty minute drive from Glasgow and within easy reach of Stirling and Edinburgh in central Scotland.
"Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul." John Muir, father of National Parks