The Unmissables


Whether your idea of a great day out is tromping up hills, embarking on an adrenalin adventure or sampling the local cuisine in a bustling restaurant or bar, we've got a list of must-see and do places near Ardoch.

Sightseeing trips near Ardoch 

From charming villages to powerful castles, as well as culture and some delicious cuisine, we've complied a list of lovely places to go.

A charming loch-side village

Just seven miles away on the east shores of Loch Lomond, discover the delightful Balmaha village. Combine a walk up Conic Hill with lunch at The Oak Tree Inn or a coffee at St Mocha.
Balmaha village

Conservation village 

Just 12 miles away on the western shores of Loch Lomond, find the pretty conservation village of Luss.
Luss village

Whisky Galore

Whisky lovers - we have plenty of choice in the local area including Glengoyne, Deanston, Auchentoshan and Loch Lomond.
Whisky Distilleries

Big Birds

We've got an amazing RSPB bird sanctuary right on our doorstep, in our local village of Gartocharn, or you can visit the Bird of Prey Centre at Loch Lomond Shores
RSPB bird sanctuary

Birds of Prey

Bright city lights

Visit one of Scotlands most magnificent cities with shops, art galleries, museums, parks and plenty of culinary experiences.
Glasgow City

Underworld Wonders 

Take a deep dive and discover some fascinating and colourful sea creatures. 
Loch Lomond Sealife Centre

Safari Adventure

With over 300 animals on-site make a day of it at Blair Drummond Safari Park 
Blair Drummond Safari Park

Craggy Castles 

The nearby Stirling Castle is both dramatic and impressive. Drink in some astounding Scottish history here.
Stirling Castle