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Third Farm, Gartocharn


Things to dodivider

Things to do in Loch Lomond, Gartocharn, Balloch
and further a field...

LOCH LOMOND SHORES - Loch Lomond Shores is a principal gateway to Scotland’s First National Park. It is Scotland’s most spectacular visitor destination, combining the beautiful environment with an outstanding mixture of leisure and shopping experiences overlooking the majesty of Loch Lomond at Balloch.

HOUSE OF DARRACH – Situated in the village of Gartocharn, The House of Darrach is rapidly becoming recognised as one the west of Scotland’s premier retail and dining experiences.

DRYMEN POTTERY - Drymen Pottery is a café, restaurant and pub situated at the centre of the village of Drymen.

SWEENEYS CRUISES LOCH LOMOND - Sweeneys Cruises is a family run business & has been offering cruises on Loch Lomond for over 100 years. Rated 4 stars by the Scottish Tourist Board

Sightseeing- the beautiful countryside and historic buildings that scotland offers.Stirling castle and the Wallace Monument, The Queen's view, Edinburgh and all it has to offer, Loch Lomond and the islands, Helensburgh with the Hill House ( Rennie MacKintosh ), glasgow with The Burrell Collection, the art galleries and Pollock House and many ,many more

Golfing - We have a wealth of golf courses nearby with Loch Lomond Golf club being the most famous. Dumbarton Golf Club is just a short drive away.

Fishing - Fishing can be enjoyed either on Loch Lomond, the River Endrick, River leven or even in the farmed trout fishery

Shopping - Glasgow, Stirling,Edinburgh, more locally there is a Jenners at loch lomond within the loch Lomond Shores development, the House of Darroch in Gartocharn, and an array of shops in Drymen.

Eating out - there is many places to eat out in the area, The Clachan in Drymen, the Wayfarers in Croftamie, the Tullie in Balloch,the Stables restaurant in balloch and the Duck bay hotel on the banks of Loch Lomond. Try our sister restaurant in the Milton Inn with live entertainment every weekend (there is many more we have only listed a few.

Hill Walking - with Hills all round about the opportunities are many

Walking the West Highland Way is a treat that not many people cannot turn down.

Whisky tours - with Glengoyne Distillery at Killearn, Auchentoshan distillery at Old Kilpatrick


Beautiful rural location within Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park. The Third Farm is ideally located for many outdoor pursuits from walking, hill climbing, cycling, fishing, golfing, horse riding, landscape painting, visiting historic buildings and even clay pigeon shooting.

Within a 2-mile radius there are three villages, namely Gartocharn, Drymen and Croftamie each of which offer their own unique sense of country life and country living.

While further afield you have Balloch at the southern end of Loch Lomond, Helensburgh with the famous Hill House on the Clyde estuary, Dumbarton the ancient capital of Strathclyde with its castle, Glasgow with many historical features and of course its shopping, Sirling the scene of many battles with its castle and of course Scotland’s capital city Edinburgh. All of these can be accessed easily by car.