Glengoyne Distillery

Loch Lomond & the Trossachs

Glengoyne Distillery, about 2 miles south of Killearn, is a traditional place run by genuine people in lovely surrounds. There are various tours: the basic ones run on the hour and are reliably excellent. Bus 10 from Glasgow to Balfron stops here.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Loch Lomond & the Trossachs attractions

1. Loch Lomond Sea Life

8.84 MILES

The centrepiece of Loch Lomond Shores is this aquarium, which has displays on the wildlife of Loch Lomond, an otter enclosure (housing short-clawed Asian…

2. Maid of the Loch

8.84 MILES

The vintage paddle steamer Maid of the Loch, built in 1953, is moored at Loch Lomond Shores while awaiting full restoration – you can nip aboard for a…

3. Loch Lomond Shores

8.88 MILES

Loch Lomond Shores, a major tourism development situated a half-mile north of Balloch, sports various visitor attractions, outdoor activities and boat…

4. Fossil Grove

9.58 MILES

In pretty Victoria Park, these dozen or so fossilised leptodendron stumps date from the Carboniferous period, some 320 million years ago, and are an…

5. Botanic Gardens

9.83 MILES

A marvellous thing about walking in here is the way the noise of Great Western Rd suddenly recedes into the background. The wooded gardens follow the…

6. Mackintosh Queen's Cross

9.93 MILES

Now headquarters of the Charles Rennie Mackintosh Society, this is the only one of Mackintosh's church designs to be built. It has an excellent stained…

7. Hunterian Art Gallery

10.19 MILES

Across the road from the Hunterian Museum, and part of the same bequest, this art gallery incorporates Mackintosh House as well as a good selection of…

8. Mackintosh House

10.2 MILES

Attached to the Hunterian Art Gallery, this is a reconstruction of the first home that Charles Rennie Mackintosh bought with his wife, noted designer…