Loch Lomond National Park

Loch Lomond National Park

Loch Lomond map removed after spot dubbed 'Giro Bay'

THOUSANDS of copies of a new map of Loch Lomond have been withdrawn after complaints that an area was dubbed "giro bay".

Now deepest secrets of Loch Lomond lie revealed

SCOTLAND'S largest loch has been mapped for the first time in 150 years.

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Loch Lomond: winner of a waterway

MEASURING 27 and a half square miles, Loch Lomond has long been one of Scotland's leading visitor attractions. The largest inland waterway in Great Britain, formed during the Ice Age by glaciers, it contains at least 35 islands.

Speed bonnie boat - on Loch Lomond

VENICE, Manhattan… Balloch? A water bus service planned for Loch Lomond could rival the Venetian vaporettos or New York's Staten Island Ferry, the Scottish Government believes.

Lurking within tent banned on Bonnie Banks of Loch Lomond

A CONTROVERSIAL plan to ban camping on the banks of Loch Lomond has been approved by the board of the national park authority.

Man banned from Loch Lomond park

A MAN has been banned from entering Loch Lomond national park after being arrested for a firearms offence. The 23-year-old from Glasgow was arrested near Callander in relation to an incident involving an air gun.

Ramblers group resist calls for a camping ban at loch

A LEADING outdoors group will oppose a proposed camping ban aimed at stopping antisocial behaviour along the shores of Loch Lomond.

Hundreds of rare powan fish to be released into Loch Lomond in conservation effort

HUNDREDS of one of Scotland's rarest fish will this week be released into Loch Lomond as part of a project to try to save the species from extinction.

Loch Lomond to charge for car parking

ONE of Scotland's most popular visitor destinations is to introduce car parking charges in an attempt to prevent traffic gridlock.

Wider ban on lochside camping has ramblers rethinking

BANNING camping on the shore of Loch Lomond could end up eroding wider land access laws.

Campers face £500 fines for breaking Loch Lomond camping ban

CAMPING will be banned at one of Scotland's top beauty spots under plans announced by a national park authority.

Sonar survey reveals the Loch Lomond canyon

SHEER cliffs plunge down hundreds of feet to the bottom of a deep canyon. Jagged hills of hard rock rear up as though from a lunar landscape.

Loch Lomond members bid to raise £100m for course buyout

MEMBERS of Loch Lomond Golf Club are attempting to raise £100million to buy-out its American owners and rescue one of Scotland's most exclusive organisations from financial calamity. Spearheading the move to take over is the former Hibernian chairman, Ken Lewandowski.

Call for 'family' of national parks

THE government is being urged to set up a "family" of land and marine national parks across Scotland to boost green tourism and support the economies of fragile areas.

De Vere pledges £25m to create 'new Gleneagles'

DE VERE Hotels will this week announce a £25m investment into its flagship Cameron House property in a bid to transform it into the Gleneagles of the west.

Loch go-slow zone is widened

SPEED restrictions on Loch Lomond have been extended as part of a raft of by-laws announced yesterday to improve safety on the water.

Show that nobody wants to see - L in the Park

AMID the party-political claim and counter-claim about the state of Scotland, there is one signal achievement of devolution on which all parties can unite: the creation of Scotland's national parks, and the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park in particular.

Time to clean up pongy, pongy banks of Loch Lomond

OH YE'll tak' the high road an' I'll tak' the low road, and I'll smell Loch Lomond afore ye.

Sharks bask on banks of Loch Lomond

TROPICAL sharks and spotted rays are among the hundreds of marine and freshwater species that arrived at Loch Lomond yesterday.

Troubled waters

IT'S 3.30pm on a sunny Saturday in May, and all kinds of boats are out and about on Loch Lomond. From a vantage point near the Loch Lomond Shores retail development at the south end of the loch, it's possible to see a dozen or so large powerboats out in deep water, none of them in much of a hurry to go anywhere.

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