Gowanlea Guest House in Loch Lomond
Gowanlea Guesthouse is a privately owned guest house based at the Loch Lomond side in Balloch. The shores of Loch Lomond and Balloch Castle country park are only a short stroll from the guest house. Gowanlea Guesthouse is proud to be part of the unique collection of guest houses, bed and breakfasts and hotels to be awarded 4 stars from Visit Scotland, that still remain privately owned within Loch Lomond. Owned and managed by John and Andrea Hughes, the owners look forward to welcoming you.
Nestling in upper Balloch, with off road parking, Gowanlea offers relaxed comfortable accommodation and an ideal base for your visit to Loch Lomond, Balloch or the surrounding area.
At Gowanlea the aim is to provide the type of accommodation and service that the owners themselves would expect. With this in mind the guest house owners are delighted to receive a high recommendation from the Scottish Tourist Board.
Making use of the best local products our guests can choose from Gowanlea's comprehensive breakfast menu selection, from our full traditional Gowanlea version of the full cooked Scottish, to something different such as crispy grilled bacon with homemade pancakes and maple syrup. Gowanlea can also cater for most special dietary requirements on request, along with arranging early breakfasts for those early starts to the day.
Gowanlea Guesthouse 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 (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. Based only 20 minutes north of Glasgow and 15 minutes from Glasgow international airport. Travel a few miles further north of Balloch and you are immediately amidst the hills, lochs and glens that make Scotland what it is.