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Ben Lomond Cottage Loch Lomond | The Trossachs, Rowardennan, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G63 0AR, Scotland
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 12 June 2014

Have never hiked EVER ! ! Friend out the blue asked if I wanted to do this next day . Said we would burn 3000 calories doing it . Thought about it for a minute and said YES ! ! Next day we leave Glasgow...More

7  Thank calpsy
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Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Path up ben Lomond no better than goat track very unsafe and badly maintained needs smoothed out to be more user freindly

6  Thank Alistair R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had some hesitation to do the Ben Lomond because we finished around 3pm from our lunch in Stratosfare buffet in Queenstown Gondola. But here's the tip, If you don't have enough time, ride the Gondola and head to the luge area and start your...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It feels like never ending hike and constantly ascending. It is also busy enough. I would not recommend it.

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Reviewed 7 October 2018

My husband and I went yesterday and we loved it! This was our second munro. We parked at the Rowardennan Car Park. Its £3 for a whole day (make sure you have change on you). We got there at around 1PM and the car park...More

1  Thank TessG01
Reviewed 3 September 2018

We started at Rowardennan after a ferry ride from the Tarbet Hotel pier. We walked up the Ptarmigan route and then down the Main trail. It was a very rigorous climb up and a beautiful trail, but I wouldn't want to walk down it for...More

2  Thank Susan S
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Climbed Ben Lomond via Ptarmigan route in August. It was cloudy/rainy/misty the day I went (it is Scotland, so it is probably like this most of the time) but still incredibly beautiful. Probably one of my favourite hikes ever. If you reach the top, however,...More

Thank Uisce34
Reviewed 31 July 2018

My self and a couple of friends, picked the wrong day weather wised to do Ben Lomond, although from the base level it did not seem to bad, however after about 500 feet up the visibility was down to about 10 metres all the way...More

1  Thank Andy W
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Fantastic climb with the family...the views at the top were amazing and well worth the hard work. Clouds can cover quickly but if you wait, they clear just a quickly. Wear a sleeve for the summit as it gets chilly....trainers are fine to wear.

Thank jax1967
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Absoutely brilliant hike with hubby yesterday up Ben Lomond. It was great fun, a little steep at times but worth it! Took us 4 hours all in to get up and back down. Beautiful views and met lots of lovely people who were also climbing....More

Thank SammyM536
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Magnificent views, not too punishing if you are not in too much of a hurry then around 2.5 hours each way would cover it.

Thank VivianMac71
Reviewed 14 July 2018

A good introductory hill in Scotland with excellent views over Loch Lomond and the surrounding hills. On a good day can see as far north as the hills of Gen Coe and the ancient capital of Stirling to the east. Be aware that this needs...More

2  Thank NiallInTheHills
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Lucyloux
11 August 2017|
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Response from 196marijnv | Reviewed this property |
if you take the steep side. u should wear walking boots. The less steep side is possible with trainers though i always recommend walking boots in the mountains. its more safe :)
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Kerry C
9 May 2017|
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Response from Britta48 | Reviewed this property |
I think, May, June, September might be the best months. Ben Lomond is considered to be an 'easy' mountain, so you don't need special mountaineering skills to climb it. The foot - path is great, you won't have any problems... More
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