Gartfairn Farm

Balmaha, Drymen, Glasgow, Stirlingshire, G63 0AQ

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Ideal for ...

  • Beach stays
  • Dogs
  • Families
  • Peaceful stays
  • Scenic views
  • Working farm

Why stay here ...

Gartfairn Farm CL is a quiet site, set on a working livestock farm, in Loch Lomond National Park, overlooking Loch Lomond. Adults/Children/Pets all welcome. The site offers 5 hardstanding pitches with electrical hook-ups and plenty of space for awnings etc.

The site is an excellent base for exploring the surrounding area, being 1 mile from Balmaha, on the banks of Loch Lomond. Balmaha boasts a shop, village pub, visitors centre plus boatyard where trips to Luss, Balloch or round the islands may be booked.

The West Highland Way runs through Balmaha, so fantastic walks up the loch side, or to the top of the Conic, which is 1,200 feet, with the walk starting from the car park in Balmaha.

Drymen is 3 miles from the site and has numerous pubs, restaurants, butchers, post office and gift shops. A bus service runs from the farm road end to Balmaha, Drymen and Balloch.

Further afield, we are 50 miles to Edinburgh, 28 miles to Glasgow or 23 miles to the historic city of Stirling. Explore Stirling Castle or the Wallace Monument.

Facilities on site ...

  • Recycling facilities
  • TV reception: good
  • Working farm

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0.5 acres

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Postcode:
G63 0AQ
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Lat 56.083157 / Lon -4.51473
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Transport links

  • Bus stop within 1 mile
  • Buses go to: Drymen, Balloch
  • Daily public transport within 1 mile

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Fantastic site.....

Wow!! We have just spent 2 nights at this site, on arrival the owners were friendly and helpful. We did not expect to see the views that we could see from the site. It looks right over loch lomond and the views were fantastic. We will be returning when we next come up to Scotland. £12 per night with that view is definitely worth it.
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Drive very slowly through Drymen or you will miss the turn for Balmaha. The facilities are adequate and the views are fantastic over the Loch if you can get on one of the three pitches at the end.
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Great Site

Stayed her weekend 8th/9th of March 2019 for my birthday weekend. Choose it because it only has the 5 pitches, with minimum facilities in the hope that it would be nice and quiet, which it was. Great value at £12 a night when you have your own facilities, as a lot of the time we feel we are paying for things we never use on other sites. Great views down Loch Lomond. Woke up to snow on the Sunday morning which was beautiful to see on the hills and surrounding area. 20 min walk to Balmaha which has the shop/pub/coffee shop, and the statue to Tom Weir, lovely little place. Was made to feel very welcome on arrival, and we were left to it the rest of the weekend, which was great. Hopefully going back in the next couple of weeks for another quick weekend away for my partners birthday.

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A 5th Wheel adventure!

This site is a real find and we stayed here for 3 nights in early January 2019. Site approach is a long straight road and care is required to spot the sign. With a 12 Mtr rig we had no real issues accessing but took it slow and careful. Down track and first right up an incline before reaching the farm. Pitches are a bit tight but set out around a circular access road. We were lucky to be the only campers as if 2 or 3 other pitches had been booked it would have been tight. We telephoned before to confirm access and availability which was met with helpful guidance and instructions. EHU worked fine and apart from a bit of water pipe freezing due to early hard frost all went well. Site is exposed and we endured a windy night but the views of Loch Lomond are to die for! Local deer paid an early morning visit and the walks, scenery, nature and local wildlife are stunning. We went on a Loch Lomond cruise, Balloch walks and the site location is excellent for exploring the local area. The Oak Tree in down the road served a nice beer and the food looked excellent.We will return here again (off peak) for sure.

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