What’s on Locally In April

Hand-picked events by the Lochend team for the month of April, based on things we love 😍 1-2/4/17 @ 10am-6pm on both days ‘Loch Lomond Springfest’. A festival grown from a celebration of local food and drink but now with festival arms and legs! Music, events lots to see and do. Balloch Free with some […]


COMPETITION Win £500 off your next stay at Lochend Chalets in our Video Diary competition. Never made a video before? Don’t worry! Use your phone, tablet, ipad or camera to experiment and put together a 2-minute movie of your Lochend Holiday (even better get the teens or kids to do it for you – they […]

What’s On Locally in January

Hand-picked events by the Lochend team for the month of January, based on things we love 😍   22/01/2017  @ 12-2pm ‘Revel with Rabbie’ Actors bringing to life Rabbie’s poetry in the magnificent grounds Stirling Castle Adults £14.50 Concession £11.60 Kids £8.70 performance included in the admission cost http://www.stirlingcastle.gov.uk/whatson/events/revel-with-rabbie/   22/01/2017 @ 10am-4pm ‘Hot Hatch […]

2013 Homecoming themed photo competition

I’d like to thank all our customers who send in beautiful pictures and made it very hard to decide on the winners of this years competition. However after much deliberation here they are, the photos and their homecoming stories. 1st Prize of a week in a Cedar cabin goes to… Julie and Gordon Steele from […]

Commonwealth Games Tickets on sale

Our family are looking forward to Badminton, looking out especially for Kirsty Gilmore, and gymnastics which our Pip wishes she was participating in!  

Beautiful evening to end a Funnimoon!

After two weeks, and including a scottish tan, Kath and Irena’s ‘funnimoon’ came to an end and this is how their romantic hideaway looked on the last evening. Lovely to celebrate with you both and see you soon x

Ploughing the vintage way

The Buchlyvie District Ploughing Society was formed in 1872 and this year they had their ploughing competition in a field at the Mains of Baquhapple farm, Thornhill. Of course mondernisation is essential but I can’t help but feel farmers were more connected to the land when it had to be toiled in this way. I suspect […]

Scots Pine Branch Snaps Off!

Sitting watching telly on Wednesday night last week and we hear what sounds like one of those big sparkly fireworks going off. A quick look out and we can’t see anymore going off and Chris ponders… ‘Tree down’? Thursday morning revealed this…as there is no rot it does make us wonder if it should come down […]

Swing Ball Tournament

So Wimbledon may be over for another year and we’re holding out hopes that Andy Murrays’ nerve will hold in the olympic tennis, but at Lochend there was some serious swing ball being played this week – fast but not too furious!  

Glasgow International festival of Visual Art

On the 20th April 2012 the Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art starts! Leading artists from all over the world come to Glasgow to exhibit and share ideas. There are ‘peer lead’ tours, for example, by students from the Glasgow School of art. Here’s the web address but at the bottom when it says book […]