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Visitor Information Centres & Facilities

Below you will find a list of centres and facilities in and around Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park to help you enjoy your visit. They are listed in alphabetical order by location.

Our flagship centre is in Balmaha, situated on the banks of Loch Lomond. Our Rangers there are able to provide all the information you need to enjoy your trip to the National Park. The Centre also has internet access, children's activities and a play area. For more infomation visit our National Park Visitor Centre Balmaha page.

 
These services are offered by a variety of organisations; all whom strive to offer first class help.
 
Location Visitor Information Facilities Public Toilets Managed By
The Lodge Visitor Centre, ABERFOYLE, FK8 3SX, Tel: 01877 382 258
(Open daily, visit www.forestry.gov.uk for times)
Yes
Wildlife exhibitions, shop, cafe, paths, children's play area, activities, high rope adventure course (parking charge)
Yes
Forestry Commission Scotland
ABERFOYLE VisitScotland Information Centre, FK8 3OQ, Tel: 01877 382352 (Open daily, visit www.visitscotland.com for more information)
Yes, including accommodation booking
Enquiries about local attractions and selection of free leaflets. Guides, maps and event tickets for sale.
Yes
VisitScotland
G63 OJQ, Tel: 01389 722 100 (Open Saturday/Sunday 9.30am to 4.00pm)
Yes
Interactive exhibition, walks, events.
Yes, 30p charge 9.30am-4.30pm, (weekends only during November to March)

National Park Authority
Duncan Mills Memorial Slipway, BALLOCH, G83 8QX, Tel: 01389 722 030
(Open daily, click here for times).
Yes (but limited)
Public launching site for larger boats (charges apply), trailer park, Loch Lomond boat registration, leaflets, showers (token operated).
Yes 8am-8pm
(reduced opening 9.30am-4pm November-March)
National Park Authority
National Park Headquarters BALLOCH Tel: 01389 722 600
(Open 8.30am to 5pm Monday - Friday)
Yes (but limited)
Enquiries about the National Park Authority, free leaflets and access to National Park website.
No
National Park Authority
BALLOCH VisitScotland Information Centre, G83 8LQ,
Tel: 01389 753533 (Open daily, visit www.visitscotland.com for more information)
Yes, including accommodation booking
Enquiries about local attractions and selection of free leaflets. Guides, maps and event tickets for sale.
Yes (located outside the Centre, 10p charge)
VisitScotland (toilet managed by JC Decaux in partnership with West Dunbartonshire Council)
CALLANDER VisitScotland Information Centre, FK17 8BD, Tel: 01877 330342 (Open daily, visit www.visitscotland.com for more information)
Yes, including accommodation booking
Enquiries about local attractions and selection of free leaflets. Guides, maps and event tickets for sale.
No
VisitScotland
DUNOON VisitScotland Information Centre, PA23 8AB,
Tel: 01369 703785 (Open daily, visit www.visitscotland.com for more information)
Yes, including accommodation booking
Enquiries about local attractions and selection of free leaflets. Guides, maps and event tickets for sale. No
VisitScotland
FIRKIN POINT, West Loch Lomond
(Open daily, 8am – 6pm)
No
Car parking, picnic areas, access to West Loch Lomond cycle path.
Yes (Open April - October and closed November - March)
National Park Authority
HELENSBURGH Information Point, G84 7PA, Tel: 01436 820369 (Open November  - March 9am to 5pm (closed Sunday), April  - October 9am to 5pm, visit www.visitscotland.com for more information)
Yes, including accommodation booking
Enquiries about local attractions and selection of free leaflets. Guides, maps and event tickets for sale. No
VisitScotland & National Park Authority
INCHCAILLOCH, Loch Lomond
Tel: 01389 722 600
No
Island with campsite, picnic area, ranger base, paths and view points.
Yes. (Composting toilets open 24 hours all year round)
National Park Authority
INVERUGLAS, West Loch Lomond, G83 70W
Tel: 07879 335731  (Open November - February 9am to 3pm, March - April 9am to 4pm, May - September 9am to 5pm, October  - December 9am to 4pm) www.cafelochan.com
Yes
Car parking, shop, cafe, boat trips, leaflets.
Yes (Open 8.30am-5.30pm daily)
National Park Authority (boat trips by Cruise Loch Lomond)
INVERSNAID
No
Car parking, access onto West Highland Way.
Yes
Stirling Council

LUSS Visitor Centre, G83 8PA, (Purdies of Argyll)

Tel: 01436 860229 (Open daily 9am - 5pm)  
Yes
Exhibitions, selection of leaflets, cafe
No
Purdies of Argyll

LUSS Car Park Toilets

Open daily 8am - 8pm

Nov - March 9am-4pm

No
Public Toilets

Yes 30p

 


 
MILARROCHY BAY, East Loch Lomond, G63 OAL
Tel: 01389 722 671 (Open daily, click here for times).

Yes (but limited)
Public launching site for smaller boats (charges apply), Loch Lomond boat registration, car parking, picnic site, beach, changing facilities, access to West Highland Way.

Yes
National Park Authority
ROWARDENNAN Visitor Facilities, G63 OAR
(Open April, May, September & October 8am – 8pm, June, July & August 8am – 9pm, closed November to March)
No
Car parking, walks, access to West Highland Way.
Yes (Closed November - March)
National Park Authority & Forestry Commission Scotland
STIRLING VisitScotland Information Centre, FK8 1EA
Tel: 01786 475019 (Open daily, visit www.visitscotland.com for more information)
Yes, including accommodation booking
Enquiries about local attractions, selection of free leaflets and internet access. Guides, maps and event tickets for sale. No
VisitScotland
STRONACHLACHAR Pier, FK3 3TY,
Tel: 01877 386 374 (Open daily from 10am, visit www.thepiertearoom.com for further information)
No
Car parking, cafe, walks and cycle routes.
Yes
The Pier Tearoom
TARBET Picnic Area, G83 7DE
Tel: 07879 335731 (Open November  - February 10am to 3pm, March - April 10am to 4pm, May  - September 9am to 5pm, October to December 10am to 4pm) www.cafelochan.com
Yes, but limited (display panels & leaflets)
Car parking, picnic areas, beach, access to West Loch Lomond cycle path.
Yes (Open 8.30am-5.30pm daily)
Cafe Lochan
TYNDRUM VisitScotland Information Centre, FK20 8RY
Tel: 01838 400246 (Open daily from April to October, visit www.visitscotland.com for more information)
Yes, including accommodation booking
Enquiries about local attractions and selection of free leaflets. Guides, maps and event tickets for sale. No
VisitScotland