Luss is a scenic small village on the
banks of Loch Lomond in Scotland. The village
attracts many visitors from around the world,
for its scenic streets and buildings. Most of
the small houses in the village were built in
the late 1800s to house workers employed at a
More interest in the village is due to it
being the setting for the TV soap Take the
High Road that ran from 1980 to 1993.
The image below is of the large car park
in Luss village looking at the village shop.
There is also a visitor centre at this car
park for information on the village and
attractions in the area.
The image below is looking down Pier Road
towards the loch. The Village Rest
Cafe is on the left here, and the Luss
General Store next door. Many of the small
gardens down this street just have to be
seen, for their unique designs.
The image below is from further down Pier
Road, the main street in the village, looking
at Luss Pier.
The image below is of Luss Pier looking
north with the 3,196ft Ben Lomond in the
distance. There are many boat trips from the
pier including from Loch Lomond Leisure
that provides speed boat tours as well as
many more water sport activities and boat
The hop on hop off Loch Lomond Water
Bus also visits Luss. You can use the
water bus to visit attractions on the more
remote east side of the loch.
The small Clan Museum is
situated where this photo was taken from.
The image below is from the pier looking
over Luss. The hills in the distance are
popular for hiking, with great views over the
village and loch. The highest hill is Beinn
Dubh at 2,155ft. There is a foot bridge that
leads from the primary school by the car park
over the main road and onto the hills, where
there is a good path all the way to the top.
Hike Photo Tour . Large Image.
The image below is of the Luss Gift Shop
at the pier with the beach leading north.
This was the Post Office, Paper Shop and
General Store in the TV show Take the High
Road that run from 1980 to 1993. The shop
here was probably the most filmed place in
the show, as it was where most people met,
and most of the confrontations took place.
There was no pub in the village, so the shop
here was the main meeting place.
Moira Barton (Natalie J.
Robb), the farmers wife in Emerdale,
began her career here, and Joseph
McFadden went on from here to play PC Joe
Mason in Heatbeat. The store was run by
Isabel Blair (Eileen
The image below is of Luss Beach looking
north with Ben Lomond mountain on the east
side of the loch. The Loch Lomond Water Bus
drops off at the foot of Ben Lomond and there
is the Rowardennan Hotel
close to that pier for meals and
drinks.Ben Lomond Area Photos.
The buildings alnng the beach are The Lodge On Loch Lomond
Hotel with great loch views, also with a
number of boat trips and water sports
available from its own jetty.
The image below is of Luss Parish Church
built in 1875, in the south side of the
village. There have been a number of places
of worship on this site over the past 1500
years. With it being so picturesque, and with
a great setting next to Loch Lomond, many
weddings take place here each year. You can
visit the church interior free. www.lusschurch.com . Large Image .
The image below is from Luss War Memorial
looking up Pier Road towards the Loch Lomond
The image below is of the Loch Lomond Arms
Hotel on the west side of Luss, close to the
large visitor centre car park. The hotel is
ideal for meals, drinks and accommodation.