The Tarbet Hotel is well placed for some of Scotland’s most beautiful hills, glens and mountains, including Glen Croe, Glen Kinglas, Ben Ime, Ben Arthur (known as the ‘Cobbler’), the Rest and be Thankful Viewpoint. As well as being right on the shores of Loch Lomond, other lochs includ Loch Long, Loch Goil and Gare Loch and you will find a range of ferry operators, boat hire, and watersports instruction centres at various points next to these large, beautiful stretches of water.
The Tarbet Hotel is a great base from which to explore the surrounding area including:
Walking, climbing, boat trips Nearby
Argyll Coastal Route 3 Miles
One of the UK’s great road trips with 129 miles following the lochs and islands of the western Highlands between Loch Lomond and Fort William – big, bold, Scottish scenery and wonderful hospitality and viewing points along the way.
Loch Lomond Leisure Scotland, Luss Beach 7 Miles
Every form of water sport or equipment hire here to enable you to get the most enjoyment from this 23-mile long lake near the Hotel. Water-skiing, wakeboarding, wakesurfing. Boat and kayak hire. Ferry trips, speedboats and pedal boats.
The Trossachs National Park A short boat trip across Loch Lomond or 10 miles by car
The most amazing natural environment and the opportunity to walk, cycle, climb, swim, camp, picnic. There are golf courses, mountains, camp sites, villages. Whether you have a few hours, a few days or weeks, you will never run out of things to see and do here.
Fyne Ales 16 Miles
A family-owned Scottish farm brewery making wonderful local ales on a local 4,500 acre estate.
Treezone Aerial Adventure Course 16 Miles
The ultimate Aerial Adventure Course – Zip wires, balance beams, hanging platforms, tight-ropes, scramble nets, white knuckle bridges and gap jumps, set on the shores of the awesome Loch Lomond. Suitable for age 7+ and 1.1m tall.
Loch Lomond Bird of Prey Centre 16 Miles
Take part in the ‘Hawk Walk’, which allows you to fly one of the beautiful hawks through the trees yourself. Or book a ‘Meet the birds’ experience, where you can get up close and personal with some of the 35 species of birds of prey and owls.
Loch Lomond Sea Life Aquarium 16 Miles
A must-see is you are fascinated by aquatic creatures from all over the world. Check out the ‘Predators of the Reef’ area, showcasing some of the fiercest predators from the reef, and everything from otters to rays, and even the bonnethead shark.
Argyll Forest Park 18 Miles
A land of crags, peaks, glens, lochs and rivers – this is Britain’s oldest Forest Park with great walking and cycling trails, nature-watching, incredible viewing points and picnic spots.
Vale of Leven Golf Club 18 Miles
A classic Scottish 18-hole course that presents a great challenge and an enjoyable day’s golf for everyone who loves the game. Visitors welcome.