The image top is from the 1,184 ft, 361m
Conic Hill looking down over Balmaha and Loch
The second image is of the car park in
Balmaha at the Visitor Centre that gives
information on the area.
The Shops are across the road from the
Visitor Centre, ideal for Snacks, Drinks and
The Oak Tree Inn is next
to the Shops, popular for Rooms, Drinks and
There are also a number of Lodges at Balmaha
for Holidays, see the Self Catering link
The Tom Weir Rest
is next to the Bar Diner. Tom Weir was a TV
presenter from the 1970s covering walks
throughout Scotland. His Statue at Balmaha was
erected in 2014.
Next to the Gardens is the Boat Yard and Marina,
where you can take a short Boat Trip to
Inchcailleach Island that is a Nature
There are also Boat Trips between Balmaha and
Luss on the
west side of Loch Lomond.
The Marina has a slip for Paddle Boards or
other small craft with some Islands not far out
to explore, or for fishing.
Boat Hire at
Milarrochy Bay is 2 miles north with a large
car park, long Beach popular for Water Sports
but you have to take your own craft. There is a
Touring and Camping site at
5,000 BC - first hunters are in the area for
animals and fish.
2,000 BC - first people begin farming around