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Aug 3, 2017 - Trossachs National Park

Today we headed west to explore the highlands and the beautiful lakes of the Trossachs National Park. The first stop was at Loch Lomond a vast freshwater loch (lake) featured in the song "The Bonnie Banks o'Loch Lomond". We then moved on to the park's visitors center for lunch and a walk through the lush forest to a rushing waterfall. Finally we had a boat excursion on Loch Katrine on a steam driven boat built in 1899 that still operates daily trips on the lake.

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Jun 9, 2016 - Day 18 Loch Lomond and the countryside

Another pretty day that I started with a run to Adva, the next village along. It's only 3k each way so not as huge a run as it sounds. It was a beautiful morning and a good way to start the day. Today we are driving around Loch Lomond to see the loch and the beautiful scenery surrounding the loch. Once again, there's lots of beautiful mountains, including Ben Lomond, the tallest mountain in this area. We stopped in a little village to look at the Falls of Dochart, not a waterfall as we would expect, but more like Rapids. The mill that used...

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Apr 30, 2014 - Loch Lomond

We left in wet misty weather and took a route through Perth and Sterling to Loch Lomond, arriving at Lomond Woods Holiday Park (G83 8QP) in Balloch, in the rain and it didn’t let up all afternoon. We were quite happy to stay warm and cosy in Homer, with the heater on and David had snooker to watch. This campsite is quite big with good facilities and the charge was £21 for the night.

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Oct 12, 2011 - Road Trip - Trossachs National Park & Loch Lomond

Our first trip out of Edinburgh - 1st and 2nd of October. Jump to full entry

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Our Year Abroad

Jun 21, 2011 - Loch Lomond

We chose to spend our last evening at Loch Lomond, which is only about 30 minutes from the Glasgow airport. This is a beautiful area of lakes and mountains. We planned to take a romantic sunset cruise on Loch Lomond to finish of our Scotland trip. However, the weather did not cooperate and it was raining and blowing too hard for the boats to go out. Oh well, this was the only thing that we had not been able to do. The weather, over all, had been quite good for us. You do not go to Scotland for good weather, but we had fine weather other...

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