Balfron is a village near to the Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park boundary, 18 miles west of Stirling and 16 miles north of Glasgow.
Situated near the Endrick Water Balfron is a key rural settlement for the area, developing from a local textile-weaving industry. As well as a number of historic buildings dating from the 18th and 19th centuries, facilities include shops, a secondary school and a health centre.
The village’s most famous son is the renowned 19th century architect, Alexander 'Greek' Thomson (1817 - 1875).
The Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park is close to Balfron with a variety of outdoor pusuits on offer. Loch Lomond Shores with a variety of shops, places to eat, walks and activities is 15 miles away by road.