Loch Lomond, The Trossachs, Stirling & Forth Valley
Nature and geography in Loch Lomond, The Trossachs & Forth Valley
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Uncover snow-capped peaks, glimmering lochs and sheltered forests as you explore the majestic beauty of Loch Lomond, The Trossachs, Stirling & Forth Valley’s nature and geography. The tranquil setting of Scotland’s first national park, this region is an outdoor paradise. Use the information to plan a trip that makes the most of the breathtaking nature and geography of Loch Lomond, The Trossachs, Stirling & Forth Valley.
In Loch Lomond, The Trossachs, Stirling & Forth Valley you can climb high mountains and cruise deep lochs. The region perfectly blends a modern city and town landscapes with some of the best natural scenery anywhere in Scotland, most being only one hour's drive from Glasgow and Edinburgh.
Discover Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park to the north of this region. This huge, awe-inspiring landscape is a playground for outdoor activities both gentle and adventurous. Spend some time exploring the 720 square miles of natural beauty, where you will find Loch Lomond, the largest fresh water expanse in mainland Britain.
The region is famed for its dramatic mountain, forest and loch scenery which provides unsurpassed opportunities for cyclists and walkers. The area also boosts superb mountain walking with many Munros. Look out for the rivers flowing past or waterfalls tumbling down from cliffs.
The ‘Auld Brig’ (dating from the 15th century and partly rebuilt in 1749) in Stirling, with the Wallace Monument visible beyond.
Looking over Loch Achray towards Ben Venue
A couple walking in Alva Glen, Clackmannanshire
Balloch Castle and Country Park, West Dunbartonshire