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Getting to National Park HQ

By train

A half hourly service operates from Glasgow to Balloch station. It is a pleasant 5 minute walk from the station to our Headquarters. Step off the train and immediately turn right and exit station to main road. Turn right walk past the Tullie Inn and continue across the bridge over the River Leven. Continue walking past shops turning right at the bus terminus, the HQ is on the opposite side of the road.

By bike

Secure cycle facilities are available at the building. National Cycle Route 7 (NCR7) passes close by.

By bus

There are frequent local services from Alexandria and Helensburgh. Connections to Drymen and Balfron are less frequent. Most of these services stop at the bus terminus opposite the HQ. For more details or contact Traveline on 0871 200 22 33.

By car

If you need to travel by car, free parking is available outside the building. Where possible we encourage car sharing.

  • From Glasgow, Edinburgh and the south: take the M8 to Junction 30 then M898, continue on A898 sign-posted Erskine Bridge. Branch left merging into the A82 sign-posted Crianlarich. Leave the A82 turning right at the Stoneymollan roundabout, straight on at next roundabout then left at the next roundabout; building and car park are immediately
    on the right. Travel time from central Glasgow is approximately 40 minutes.
  • From the North (West side Loch Lomond): take the A82 turn left at the Stoneymollan roundabout then as above.
  • From the East (East side Loch Lomond): at Stirling take A811 to Balloch. Stay on A811 (do not take turn into village) at first roundabout in Balloch turn right and building and car park are immediately on the right. Travel time from Stirling is approximately 50 minutes.
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