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Loch Lomond, The Trossachs, Stirling & Forth Valley

Ben Lomond

A view looking up to the summit of Ben Lomond with a bright blue sky and white streaky clouds in the background. Lower down, a layer of cloud lies on top of the lower peaks.

About this place

Scotland’s most southerly Munro offers spectacular views of Loch Lomond.

  • Pull on your walking boots and enjoy spectacular views of Loch Lomond from the summit.
  • Follow the 1-mile Ardess Hidden History Trail and find out about the mountain’s human history.
  • Visit the thatched cruck-framed building, a replica of the type of structures you would have found here 300 years ago.
  • Make the most of our rangers’ expertise by booking a guided walk.

Ben Lomond is the most southerly Munro (mountain over 3,000ft/914m), at 3,193ft/974m. It’s one of the most popular hill-walks in Scotland.

The mountain is a central, prominent feature of the landscape of the Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park, together with its namesake loch.

The summit is the highest part of the area of land in the care of the National Trust for Scotland, which also includes the woodlands and fields of the lower slopes, peatland and moorland, and the crags and steep slopes of the high ground.

Look out for wildlife including ptarmigan and ravens, skylarks and wheatears, black grouse and even pine martens.

There’s also a wealth of history to be discovered, particularly on the lower slopes but even in the name of the mountain itself!

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Ben Lomond
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Entry prices

Adult
Free
Family
Free
One adult family
Free
Concession
Free
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We make (and sell!) charcoal from wood that has been felled for habitat protection reasons, and which doesn’t have many other uses.

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Looking for somewhere to stay? Our bunkhouse provides comfortable, self-catering accommodation, whether you’re visiting to enjoy the general area for a while, or walking the West Highland Way.

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