How to Spend a Day at Loch Lomond ShoresHelping you make the most of your visit to Loch Lomond Shores
How to Spend a Day at Loch Lomond Shores
Some Shopping in the Morning…
Browse around our stores and enjoy our mix of high street brands and boutique shops. Pick up some gifts or homewares at Keepsakes or treat yourself to a new outfit at Frasers.
Catherine Kinloch is the place for shoes and accessories or pick up some staycation essentials at Hawkshead.
For that special treat, you can visit Loch Lomond Jewellers who specialise in pre-owned Rolex watches as well as new designer watches, diamond jewellery and more.
Leading Labels has a wide range of ladies and gents fashion, while Grapetree is home to healthy snacks and ingredients.
Lachlan’s is the perfect place to pick up a souvenir from your visit and Tweeds of Scotland has a great range of giftware and tweed & woollen clothing.
Gin and whisky lovers can browse through Stevie’s Drams huge selection of specialist whisky and gin, perfect for their palate
For magazines, ice cream, sweets or kids stuff, visit Loch Lomond News who has a well-stocked shop with everything from food for the ducks to small children’s games.
Brunch or Lunch…
Café Zest in Jenners has a wide range of delicious treats to enjoy in their loch-side and newly refurbished space. Whether it’s a quick sandwich and cake, a hearty fish and chips or a children’s meal, they have something you’ll enjoy. You can even book an Afternoon Tea if the occasion calls for something a bit special!
Jurassic Ice is a fantastic new dessert and cocktail bar opening on 23rd September which features amazing dinosaur-themed decor that will have children and adults alike in awe. For those sunny days, it also has a balcony where you can enjoy your tasty treats while enjoying one of Scotland’s best views.
Caffe at the Shores, located along the loch-side boardwalk also has a great range of paninis, snacks, hot drinks and cakes. For those keen to enjoy the fresh air, both offer outdoor seating, or you can bring your own and enjoy a picnic on the beach, or in the meadow at the Promentory.
The Café in SEALIFE is also available to their visitors and offers Costa Coffee, sandwiches and snacks for all the family.
An Adventurous Afternoon
For the adventurous, you have some family adventures on the water with Loch Lomond Leisure or have an ariel adventure with Treezone. For those looking for something a little less physically challenging, you can visit the Loch Lomond Bird of Prey Centre or Loch Lomond SEALIFE Aquarium.
Booking is required for Loch Lomond Leisure, Treezone and Loch Lomond SEALIFE Aquarium, but you can turn up and pay at the Bird of Prey Centre.
Book Loch Lomond Leisure by calling 0333 577 0715.
To book Treezone visit their website – https://iye.scot/treezone-loch-lomond/
Book SEALIFE Aquarium via their website – https://www.visitsealife.com/loch-lomond/
Our Loch Lomond Shores Express land train and our Adventure Golf do not require booking and operate daily throughout the summer school holidays.
Exploring the area
Just a short walk along the beach is the Maid of the Loch and slightly further along the path you can visit Balloch Country Park.
For those hiring bikes from Loch Lomond Leisure, there are lots of great cycle paths around. the area for you to enjoy. More info on these is available within our Nature Section here on the website.
Balloch village is also only a short walk away with its range of shops, restaurants and cafes.
Every Sunday throughout June, July and August we have our outdoor market and Loch Lomond Shores from 10am to 4pm. It features a range of fresh produce, gifts and much more and is a great way to while away a Sunday in the sunshine.
We also have outdoor hot food stalls on Saturdays and Sundays, which feature everything from Bubble Waffles to Burgers and more! With lots of benches and picnic tables on the beach and promontory, there are lots of places to enjoy your takeaway food while enjoying the views.
On Saturdays and Sundays, you can also take. a50 minute cruise on Loch Lomond direct from Loch Lomond Shores with Sweeney’s Cruises.
Scool Holiday Extras
Throughout the school holidays, we will have a small selection of children’s rides here at Loch Lomond Shores, located next to the children’s play park. We will also have outdoor takeaway options available daily to make sure we keep everyone well fed and energised so they can shop, eat and play all day to maximise their stay here at Loch Lomond Shores.
We hope you have a fabulous visit!