This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Inversnaid. To help you make friends with Inversnaid before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
Located on the east bank of Loch Lomond in the middle of Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Inversnaid, Scotland, is a very small Scottish community. In the remote area, there are some houses, a pier, a hotel, and a road connection to the West Highland Way. Cruises on the lake can be booked. The scenic national park, with its rolling hills and numerous lakes, is the main reason for most tourists to visit the area. Outdoor activities such as hiking and fishing are very popular. Loch Lomond is a freshwater lake and the biggest one in Scotland. It also has the reputation of being the most beautiful loch.
Currently options for hotels and hostels in Inversnaid, Scotland are limited. Your Inversnaid, Scotland hostel was originally a nineteenth-century church, and also houses a licensed restaurant. The prices of your Inversnaid, Scotland hostel are decent, and the quality of the facilities are good and cosy. If you visit the area spontaneously, the chances are quite good that you still can find a place to stay. However, if the place is booked out, check out the nearby town Crianlarich with additional budget accommodations.
Loch Lomond is part of a very well-known traditional Scottish song from the nineteenth century. “The Bonnie Banks o' Loch Lomond" features the largest Scottish lake, and many artists such as AC/DC have interpreted this traditional masterpiece. Rob Roy Caves lies north of Inversnaid on the banks of loch. The legend says that Rob Roy, a Scottish outlaw from the eighteenth century who became a folk hero, used the cave as a hideout for several times.
Numerous walks surrounded by a scenic nature wait for hikers. No matter if you want to do a gentle stroll or a powerful hillwalk, in Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park there are plenty of options. Another popular activity is camping in the national park. It is an excellent way to enjoy the stunning nature and there is a large choice of places to camp. Another excellent opportunity to explore the lakes are loch cruises. They provide visitors with unique views of the surrounding mountains, small islands and even authentic local wildlife. The small village Balmaha is a small village on the eastern shores of Loch Lomond. It is very popular for day trippers from Glasgow as well as hikers in the national park. The town provides a National Park Visitor Centre and it is a great starting point for climbing Conic Hill.
Written by local enthusiast for Inversnaid hostelsFlo