Gowanlea Guest House


Drymen Road, Balloch, Dunbartonshire, G83 8HS

    Loch Lomond is only a short stroll from the Gowanlea Guest House.Andrea and John are happy to welcome you as the new owners of this well established 4 star bed and breakfast.

    Nestling in upper Balloch, with off road parking, Gowanlea offers clean, comfortable accommodation, an ideal base for your visit to Loch Lomond, Balloch or the surrounding area.

    At the Gowanlea we aim to provide the type of accommodation and service that we ourselves would expect. With this in mind we are delighted to receive a high commendation from the Scottish Tourist Board.

    We make use of the best local products so that guests can enjoy our delicious cooked Scottish breakfast. We also offer continental or vegetarian breakfast if requested. Breakfast is from 8am to 9am althought early breakfast can be arranged. Gowanlea has four bedrooms, all en-suite; two double rooms and two family rooms. All accommodation is furnished to a high standard, offering colour TV, tea/coffee making facilities,free wi-fi and central heating. Laundry facilities are available for a small charge.

    Pets are also welcomed if pre arranged.

    Gowanlea is the perfect base to go golfing, hill walking, cycling (we can provide secure storage for bikes), local leisure centre and of course shopping.

    Balloch is situated in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park close to the West Highland Way. It provides easy access to many interesting places in Scotland. We are only 25 minutes north of Glasgow and the airport. However, travel a few miles further north of Balloch and you are immediately amidst the hills, lochs and glens that make Scotland what it is.

    However you choose to spend your day, you will always return to a warm and comfortable home.

    We look forward to your visit.
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    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff*
    Double Room En-Suite
    £30.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Double Room En-suite - Single Occupancy
    £50.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Family En-Suite (4 Occupants)
    £25.00 per person per night (room only)
    Family En-Suite 1 - Single Occupancy
    £50.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Family En-Suite 1 (2 Occupants)
    £30.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Family En-Suite 1 (3 Occupants)
    £27.50 per room per night (breakfast inc.)

    Please contact accommodation provider directly to enquire or book

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.


    • Breakfast Available
    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop
    • Tea & Coffee Available
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegetarian Food Available


    • Drying Facilities
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Indoor Drying Facility
    • Iron Available
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Laundry Service Available
    • Lounge
    • Shower
    • Telephone
    • Towels Provided
    • WC EnSuite

    Leisure Facilities

    • Outdoor Recreational Facilities
    • Radio
    • TV In Room
    • TV Lounge
    • Television
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • American Express Card
    • Electron
    • Maestro Card
    • Mastercard
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card


    • Free Parking Off-Site/Street
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • On Public Transport Route
    • Parking
    • Private Parking
    • Public Parking Nearby
    • Taxi Rank < 100m from station


    • Children Welcome
    • Children's Menu Available
    • Cot Available
    • Highchair Available


    • Fax/Email Facilities
    • No Smoking Permitted


    • Lochside Location
    • Village Location

    Special Requirements

    • Business Travellers
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome
    • Non smokers
    • Pets Welcome
    • Senior Citizens
    • Single Travellers
    • Young People

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- From Balloch Information Centre go over Balloch Bridge then travel 1 km. Gowanlea is located on the right hand side.

    Getting there by railway:- From Balloch Station turn right. Cross over Balloch Bridge. Gowanlea is 1 km on the right hand side. Taxi service is available outside the train station. Gowanlea is within walking distance.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- From Glasgow Airport (approx 45 mins) take A77 to Glasgow. Follow signs for Glasgow Airport/Erskine Bridge. Then take A82 North (Crianlarich/Loch Lomond). Follow signs to Balloch Tourist Information Centre. Go over Balloch Bridge, then travel 1km. Gowanlea is on the right hand side.

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