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Aberfoyle with Ben Lomond is distance.

This evening, I am focusing on Aberfoyle, a popular tourist village in the Trossachs area of Central Scotland, about twenty-six miles north of Glasgow. The name is very old, being derived from the Pictish era (about 1500 years ago) and means ‘pool-mouth’, no doubt influenced by location on banks of the River Forth.

Read more on Visit Aberfoyle, Scotland…



Luss Village, Loch Lomond, Scotland

This evening, I am reporting on the quaint and historic lochside village of Luss which is located just off the main highway between Glasgow and the Scottish Highlands, about 33 miles north of Glasgow. Here can be found small houses with colourful gardens, a historic church, loch-side beach, pier offering panoramic views of Loch Lomond and Ben Lomond (mountain) plus shops and refreshment facilities.

Read more on Visit Luss, Loch Lomond…



This afternoon, August 16th., I collected guest from Glasgow Airport and embarked on a transfer to Oban (about two hours thirty mins drive) as follows:

First, a 45 minute drive to Luss on the banks of Loch Lomond. A combination of exceptionally sunny and warm weather plus peak tourist season made for high volumes of visitors at this site, on the southern tip of the Loch.

Read more on Trip to Oban, Scotland…