Further Afield

ACTIVITIES FURTHER AFIELD FROM LOCHEND CHALETS

Lying almost slap bang in the middle of Scotland, Lochend Chalets is an ideal base for exploring the best of Scotland – the list of activities further afield, on a day trip from Lochend, is almost endless. Within a two-hour drive you can be walking up Ben Nevis, sipping single malt whiskies in Speyside, skiing in Glencoe, mountain-biking down a World Cup trail or playing some of the best golf courses in Britain, including St Andrews.

SEA & RIVER FISHING

As well as the world-class fishing here on the Lake of Menteith, Scotland is home to some of the best fishing on the planet in Highland rivers, lochs, and all along the indented west coast, many easily reached on a day trip from Lochend.

HILL WALKING

We have fantastic walking right here on our doorstep, but we’re also no more than 90 minutes from the hiker’s heaven that is Glencoe, and only two hours from the foot of Ben Nevis, Britain’s highest peak.

LINKS GOLF

We have some amazing golf courses on our doorstep. Ryder Cup venue Gleneagles and Loch Lomond’s The Carrick are both within a 40 min drive. Being centrally located you can access many world-class courses within a day trip of Lochend.

DISTILLERIES

There are well over a 100 whisky distilleries across Scotland's mainland and isles - and 90 or so gin distilleries, too. Pretty much whichever direction you head on a day trip from Lochend Chalets, you’ll find one to visit.

SNOW SPORTS

You could ski at any of Scotland's five snow sports resorts on a day trip from Lochend, though Glencoe is our local, just 75 minutes' drive from the chalets. They're all set up for day-trippers, with ski and snowboard hire available.

EXTREME BIKING

Scotland’s forested mountains are packed with brilliant biking trails, and the Trossachs has some of the best of them. For activites further afield, we've rounded up the best of the rest within a 2-hour drive.

HOLIDAYS AT LOCHEND CHALETS - MORE THINGS TO DO

Browse a selection of our favourite things to do when you enjoy a short break here on the Lake of Menetith. Stay on site or explore the local landscapes. Explore our national park, take a day trip further afield, or use your holiday lodge as a base to tour around Scotland. Whatever your interests, there will always be something to keep you entertained and make memories that will last a lifetime.