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Address: Ben Lomond Cottage Loch Lomond | The Trossachs, Rowardennan, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G63 0AR, Scotland
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Scottish hiking at its best

We arrived at the car park around 11.15 am and we had troubles allready to find a spot. With some luck we parked after 5 min. We knew from reviews that there are 2 ways to go up... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marijn V
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We arrived at the car park around 11.15 am and we had troubles allready to find a spot. With some luck we parked after 5 min. We knew from reviews that there are 2 ways to go up the mountain from here. 1) the longer, easy route up, fit for mass tourism. The path is mostly wide enough to walk... More 

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1 Thank Marijn V
United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very satisfying hike with great views at the top if you are lucky with the weather! The path is very clear all the way to the top (on the main tourist route) so you shouldn't get lost, and the walking isn't too technically difficult big you take it steady. But at the same time don't underestimate the walk. It... More 

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Thank WalkSeeEatRelax
Kempten, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a great mountain with an incredible view on the Loch Lomond. The foot - path is fantastic, the ranger are doing a great job to protect the nature.

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Thank Britta48
Mechelen, Belgium
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I definitely underestimated this hike. It was beautiful, every time I turned around there was a new view (and new weatherconditions!). It's a busy path, there are a lot of people going up and down (with a lot more ease than me) but that's a good thing. You can't get lost and people you pass are really friendly. Most people... More 

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Thank Ulrike K
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Reviewed 21 January 2017

Absolutely amazing view at the top. Don't be fool, it's a long and tough walk for the uninitiated. My girlfriend had it an hour in and I thought she was going to break up with me before the end. But trust me, it's all worth it when to get to the top. We went on a sunny day with no... More 

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Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We accidently took the steep route up the mountain which was quite tiring but offered amazing views and was more fun than the other route which we used to descend. The summit offers stunning views over Loch Lomond and towards the Highlands. Would recommend taking the shallow, longer route for the ascent and steep route for the descent.

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Herndon, Virginia
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Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Our hike started on a rare mostly clear day. About two miles up we observed clouds rolling in around the peak. Fortunately, we took the time to admire the gorgeous views of Loch Lomond and the beautiful countryside during our ascent. Soon we were slogging through fog, strong winds, and horizontal rain. We persisted and arrived at the stormy summit,... More 

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Thank Summerfog
Bellingham, Washington, United States
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Reviewed 9 October 2016

There are two different ways up Ben Lomond. We went up Ptarmigan Way which is steeper and came down the more gradual way. If one has problems with knees I would recommend going up the more gradual way which takes off from the parking area. The views are amazing and we had a lovely time.

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Reviewed 15 September 2016

Great experience hillwalking up to the summit. If good weather you will have fantastic views of Loch Lomond and other lakes around.

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Thank Sebo1207
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 September 2016

We recently climbed Ben Lomond and it was really nice, but we accidentally took the steep route up! Please if you are not fit do not take this route, I am average I would say and it nearly killed me! It was raining and the climbing bits were so dangerous there was points I was petrified. If you are fit... More 

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