Loch Lomond

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  1. Jaws

    Jaws Funster Life Member

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    So... We are now at Loch Lomond.. What a beautiful place:thumb:

    We arrived a bit late to find somewhere out of the way, but decided to ask the folk in the tourist/info centre at the Duncan Mills memorial slipway if we could overnight in the car park.

    Is it a motorhome the chap asked ?
    Yes...
    Och, no problem at all, welcome :thumb:

    Tomorrow we will take a stroll round the Maid of the Loch, a paddle steamer that is slowly being renovated... It is a free thing ( which is nice ! :Wink: ), before moving around the loch to find a nice spot
     
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    Hi Jaws

    Pay a visit to Duck bay marina really lovely place and you can park up on the road outside no problem we have even overnight there. A nice walk round the ground of Cameron House and they have a private marina with cafe and bar with lovely views out over loch.

    If you want a nice meal try inverbeg Inn just a few miles past Luss and if you drive just past it turn in for the gallery its with a wee walk round some pricey but stunning pictures.

    Enjoy
     
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    Keep a look out for Bob and Jane
     
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    Many many happy childhood/teenage memories of YHA activities in that locality, unspoiled in those days and long long before Duck Bay Marina ........ enjoy your visit.

    Regards Bryan
     
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    Please keep the updates coming Jaws, we'll be there in about a weeks time in our first trip to Scotland.
     
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    Beer drinker 1. Is the guy to talk too he lived there for 20 years:thumb:
     
  7. Pat and Trish

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    I'm pretty sure Ken (beerdrinker 1) still lives in Luss which is on the Bonnie Bonnie Banks of Loch Lomond
    I won't give his address on here but pm him and if he's around I'm sure he will be pleased to see you.
    Have a great time Jaws and keep the updates coming.
     
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    Our last trip to Loch Lomond saw us parked here by the Loch

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    We'er of to Loch Lomond in November to Cameron House for a conferance, it's nice to hear of all the places to visit while we'er there. :thumb:
     
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    excellent john its where we are heading for after Lincoln :Smile:
     
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    Welllllll.....
    After a really lovely day at the loch we decided to move on agin.. Took a drive to Peebles but could not find any places of interest to spend a day around ( not saying there is no where, in fact I am sure there are lots of places :thumb: ) so move on to Jedburgh where we decided to stop at the c & c c site.
    What an excellent site it is too.. The folk running it are the very best anyone could ask for, the site is spotless, the facilities perfect.

    Tomorrow we are taking a walk up in to town to see the old jail fort and mooch round the town.... Apparently it is quite a step, so will proly be crippled by this time tomorrow :Wink:

    Oh.. Update on the Ovivo SIM card. Total fail at both places we stayed in Wales, but perfect in Lomond and not too shabby here at Jedburgh :thumb:
     
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    :Smile:Hi funsters,
    Got great memories of Loch Lomond from last June :thumb: Really enjoyed the beauty of the placebefore moving on to Oban.
    Word for those not been there before...some parts of the road on the west side can be quite narrow !! Watch those large HGV's:Eeek:
     
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    Make sure you visit Fort William and if possible take steam train to Mallaig.
    Skye is well worth a visit,especially the CCCsite called Skye.Hard standing right on the loch shore.
    At present on a Britstops not far from Inverness,visiting Fort Goeoge this morning then heading on up the coast towards John O Groats.
     
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    Get your fuel at Wick on the way up to JoG, as fuel is so much more expensive.
     
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    Hi, we visited Kelso, we stayed on the showground which isn't far from where you are a lovey town by a river very friendly town people they were great with Amanda
     
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    We wild camped at the edge of loch Lomond last Sept there was a very bad storm, thought the Loch was coming over the wall with the waves:Sad:
     
  17. bailey

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    Am I getting this clear you drove north to Loch Lomand and then south to Peebles then you are heading north again

    Bill
     
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    Oops sorry Loch Lomond
     
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    If you are going anywhere near Skye have a look for Plockton approach it from the the Skye bridge end if you can, absoulutly beautiful place, the gardens on the houses go down to the beach, last year we were picking Blackberries on the beach, it catches the Gulf Stream and is quite mild, there is a large car park in the village you can park.

    The village hotel allows there toilets to be used as public ones and has free Internet if you buy a drink. We have found a good wild camping spot though you can park overnight we were told on the car park even though a sign says no overnight parking.

    Pm me if you want to know our secrect place.:Smile:
     
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    Dont forget the Avon skin so soft for the midgies the wee beasties get everywhere. Enjoy your trips here..........Bruce and Irene
     
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