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Top park recommendations from locals

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“Loch Lomond And Ben Lomond Dedicated walkers and hardcore hikers will love Loch Lomond and Ben Lomond. So much so, they may find the song ‘The Bonnie Banks O’ Loch Lomond’ running through their mind as they walk. A great pride and joy of Scotland, Loch Lomond is both otherworldly and breathtaking with its many islands (over 30). In Gaelic, it means ‘Lake of the Elms’. Next to Loch Lomond’s southern shore, Ben Lomond is a hiker’s playground. Those in for a more arduous climb can take the Ptarmigan Ridge route or the way coming from Gleann Dubh. Beginner adrenaline junkies can ease their way in with the tourist’s route, which still has its fair share of hiking challenges.”
  • 34 locals recommend
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“Good National Trust for Scotland day out which suits a variety of people. Walks, views, castle and play park. Restaurant and shops on site. ”
  • 34 locals recommend
Garden
“A one hour drive away to the stunning Botanic Gardens, renowned for its fine collections of rhododendrons and conifers grown to immense stature in a mountain landscape. Open daily 10-5, Benmore Cafe is open daily 10-4pm offering takeaway and outdoor seating.”
  • 30 locals recommend
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“Balloch Country Park is a 200-acre country park on the southern tip of Loch Lomond in West Dunbartonshire, Scotland. It was recognised as a country park in 1980, and it is the only country park in the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, Scotland's first national park.”
  • 13 locals recommend
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“1 hour 41minutes. Plan to make a day of it. Take the short ferry from Colintraive to the Isle of Bute and travel down through Rothesay to this magnificent building. A fascinating history. Lots of info on their website. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
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“Lots to see on the Castke itself and grounds.Walled garden is stunning with great views. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Garden
“20 minutes. Within the grounds of the Ardkinglas Estate the Woodland Garden also features a Gruffalo and Fairy Trail - that should entertain the youngsters in your party. The garden features some of the highest trees in the UK. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
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“A lovely low level walk through an estate garden with a small loch. Takes about an hour. Great for rhododendrons in May and June.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Art Museum
“A 10 minute drive from The Old Church, a relaxing spot for walks and a quaint coffee shop.”
  • 7 locals recommend
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“Impressive National Trust for Scotland maintained garden. Known for its spring and summer trees, shrubs and flowers in particular. You can easily spend a couple of hours meandering through the garden.”
  • 5 locals recommend
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“Recommended by guest Dave. Has a great playground for younger children which looks as though it has been recently updated. Country and woodland walks, a ruined castle and a small cafe. Plentiful free parking and just a 10 minute drive away towards Irvine.”
  • 3 locals recommend
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“Good for some sight seeing, watching the cruise ships go by or for walking/jogging/running round.”
  • 3 locals recommend
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“Pay a visit to this local fortress linked to high stewards turned royal dynasty. A circular sandstone wall encloses this mighty castle, famous for its long and close asscociation with the Stewart kings of Scotland.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Nature Preserve
“Definitely worth visiting the wildlife centre in Knapdale forest and going on one of the beaver walks”
  • 4 locals recommend