Local Area

TwoStones is situated in the heart of Scotland's first National Park - The Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, and is directly opposite Loch Long and 1.5 miles from Loch Lomond and the pier at Tarbet.

The Arrochar Alps (as featured in Trail & TGO) consist of several interconnecting mountain ranges of over 30 summits, five of which are listed Munros' (above 3000ft). This entire area provides extensive hill walking opportunities both low & high level, as well as connecting long distance pathways amongst some of the most beautiful mountain scenery in the British isles.

Ben Lomond is easily accessible by the mountain ferry operating from Tarbet early morning, returning late afternoon (April to November). The area also has both on & off road cycle routes with the national cycle route along the west shore of Loch Lomond close by.

Fishing & various water sports are also available nearby. Arrochar is an ideal base for touring Scotland. 

Glasgow is about 45 miles, Edinburgh about 50 miles. There are many things to do within a short drive - these include: - (click on any of the links below for more information)

Cruise Loch Lomond(25 minutes walk) - https://www.cruiselochlomond.co.uk/

Loch Lomond Shores(25 minutes drive) - https://lochlomondshores.com/

Balloch Country Park (25 minutes drive) - https://www.west-dunbarton.gov.uk/leisure-parks-events/parks-and-greenspaces/parks/balloch-castle-country-park/

Loch Lomond Golf Club(25 minutes drive) - https://www.cameronhouse.co.uk/golf/

Helensburgh (30 minutes drive) - https://www.nts.org.uk/visit/places/the-hill-house

Inveraray Castle (30 minutes drive) - https://www.inveraray-castle.com/

Stirling Castle (45 minutes drive) - https://www.stirlingcastle.scot/

Water Sports Luss (Loch Lomond) (20 minute drive) - https://lochlomond-scotland.com


There are many walks and hikes that start from Arrochar. From here you can ascend the Cobbler (Ben Arthur) part of the Arrochar Alps. Arrochar also has several restaurants/pubs and a convenience shop (next door to TwoStones).

Walking/Hiking Scotlands most famous long distance hiking trail The West Highland Way, passes on the east side of Loch Lomond and part of the trail can be tackled on a day trip - you can even take a dip in the loch as part of your hike!

Cycling - If mountain biking is your forte, we have some wonderful forest trails close by. We are also 5 minutes away from the Loch Lomond Cycle Route (50 mile round trip for the adventurous) which, with both historic and picturesque stops along the way. You can also join the National Cycle Network and explore the rest of Scotlands cycle paths.

Touring - The West Highland rail line stops at Arrochar and Tarbet station and guests can take a memorable ride through the glorious Highland scenery to Fort William, Oban or Mallaig. We are also within comfortable driving distance of a range of tourist attractions, whatever the weather.