224. Loch Lomond

What is Loch Lomond?

Loch Lomond is a 23 mile-long freshwater loch that is considered to be the boundary between the Highlands and the Lowlands of Scotland. 

What's Loch Lomond like?

It's stunning. We only spent one day there but it's a hiker's paradise.

Where is Loch Lomond?

Near Glasgow, Scotland

When did we go? 

April 2007

How did we get there?

We drove up on a family tour to visit my dad's aunt - she lived in Glasgow and loved a drive out to Loch Lomond. 

Worth noting: 

The author of the song "The Bonnie Banks o' Loch Lomond" is unknown. The version you need to listen to is the Runrig one.  

Where was Loch Lomond in the Lonely Planet Top 500 2015 edition?


Does Loch Lomond deserve its place in the Lonely Planet Ultimate Travel List 2020?

Yes - it's beautiful and it's iconic.