How to get to Lochend Chalets

Lochend lays on the southern shores of the Lake of Menteith, on the edge of Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. We are about one hour from Glasgow and Edinburgh airports, 25 minutes from Stirling station. Click here for our location and here are the Google Map Co-Ordinates –

56°10’12.7″N 4°16’13.7″W

56.170182, -4.270479

Unfortunately, Sat.Navs. mostly want to take you along a farm track to our very patient neighbours, so here is a detailed guide on how to get to Lochend Chalets. Click here for photo-directions describing the final few miles of your journey.

BY CAR

From Glasgow airport: follow signs for M8 Greenock. Travel 4 miles, then join M898 (Erskine Bridge-Toll). At the end of the bridge, take the left slip road (signed A82, A81 Crianlarich). Continue on A82 for 9 miles (still following signs for A81) until the roundabout at Balloch, taking third exit onto A811 (signed A81 Stirling). Continue along A811 for approx 12 miles until the T-junction with A81. Turn left and continue north for approx 8 miles towards Aberfoyle. Just before Aberfoyle (Rob Roy Inn to your left), turn right, signposted for Port of Menteith. Continue until Port of Menteith. Turn right onto the B8034 and drive approx 1.5 miles, passing Lochend Fisheries and The Lake Hotel. Pass Inchie Farm on the right, turn right into the road signposted Lochend Chalets.

From Edinburgh airport: follow signs to M9, then drive NW on M9 to Junction 10 (ignoring Junction 9 turn off to Stirling). At Junction 10, take the first exit onto A84 (signpost Crianlarich); just after Blairdrummond Safari Park, turn left onto the A873, through Thornhill and onto Port of Menteith. At Port of Menteith turn left (signpost Armprior) on to B8034 and drive approx 1.5 miles, passing Lochend Fisheries and The Lake Hotel. Pass Inchie Farm on the right, turn right into the road signposted Lochend Chalets.

From the North: take the A9 south towards Dunblane. Take the A820 exit towards Doune. At Doune, turn left onto the A84, then in less than a mile, turn right onto the B826, then right again onto the B873 just before Thornhill. Carry on another five miles to Port of Menteith, then turn left onto B8034 (signposted Arnprior). Drive approx 1.5 miles, passing Lochend Fisheries and The Lake Hotel. Pass Inchie Farm on the right, turn right into the road signposted Lochend Chalets.

From the North West: follow the A84 to Callander. At the 2nd set of traffic lights after Tesco’s, turn right onto the A81 (signposted Glasgow), then out past the High School and Leisure Centre. Continue on the A81 for approximately 5 miles after the High School (watch out for the sharp right after 1.3 miles), then turn right at the T-Junction at the bottom of the hill. Continue on A81 to Port of Menteith, then then turn left onto B8034 (signposted Arnprior). Drive approx 1.5 miles, passing Lochend Fisheries and The Lake Hotel. Pass Inchie Farm on the right, turn right into the road signposted Lochend Chalets.

BY TRAIN

Our nearest station is Stirling, approximately 25 minutes east of Lochend. Europcar offers a meet-and-greet service from Stirling station, or try any of the following taxi services:
Tam Stewart (07594 271942)
Buchanan Cabs (01877 385666)
Trossachs Cabs (01877 382108)
Crescent Cabs (0800 7563069)

BY BUS

Our nearest bus stops are at Port of Menteith (1.5 miles north of Lochend) and Arnprior (4 miles south of Lochend). Click here for bus information from destinations across the country, or visit Traveline Scotland.