The Rosneath Peninsula is the perfect base for touring; head north to Arrochar, Inverary, Oban and the West Highlands or East to Loch Lomond, Callander, Aberfoyle, Stirling and the Trossachs – all within the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park.
There are local walks on the doorstep as well as more demanding hills to climb such as the “Arrochar Alps” or the famous Ben Arthur and Ben Lomond. Argyll Forest Park also has extensive mountain bike routes to enjoy.
Enjoy a cruise on Loch Lomond – only 20 miles away, go fishing, play golf or take a flight on Loch Lomond’s Seaplane or visit one of the many attractions in the area… or just relax on your private deck & garden while enjoying the views over The Gareloch to Helensburgh and beyond.
The West Highland rail line stops at Garelochhead Station, 5 miles away, taking in the beauty of Glencoe to Fort William or Mallaig, passing over the historic Glenfinnan viaduct on your journey North.
Only 20 minutes drive away is Helensburgh, a handsome Victorian holiday resort with handsome buildings, wide elegant tree-lined streets, long promenade and attractive parks and gardens as well as a large selection of bars and restaurants. Helensburgh also has also has a Waitrose, Co-op & Tesco.
In upper Helensburgh is The Hill House, an exquisite building, complete with original furnishings, is renowned as the finest domestic masterpiece of the internationally famous Scots architect, Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Other famous local connections include Henry Bell, originator of the steamship and John Logie Baird, the inventor of television.
The village of Rosneath has a Co-op supermarket, Chinese Takeaway & Butchers and the next village of Kilcreggan has a pub & selection of shops.
Darkwood is also a short drive away to many of Loch Lomond’s popular wedding venues.
Glasgow Airport is 50 minutes by car.