Loch Lomond

Wildlife awards

Loch Lomond is one of the best places for wildlife in the UK.

New visitors hub

Open now - weekends only

Loch Lomond is a very new reserve and we are still developing paths and facilities on the site. 

The visitor hub is open on the weekends, April - Oct, from 10 am - 3 pm and there is a guided walk on Saturday and Sunday at 11 am.

Top things to do in Spring

  1. Listen out! Summer migrants, including wood warbler and redstart, are starting to return, filling the air with song
  2. Take in the sights and smells of wildflowers in full bloom, including bluebells in late April
  3. Take a gentle stroll in an oak woodland buzzing with new life

Top things to do in Summer

  1. Watch osprey soar and dive as they look for salmon and other fish at the mouth of the River Endrick
  2. Look out for fluttering butterflies, damseflies and dragonflies
  3. Sit on the loch beach, relax and take in the amazing scenery

Top things to do in Autumn

  1. Watch fieldfare, redwing and other migrants refuelling on berries at the further end of the Shore Wood path
  2. Go on a fungi hunt along the Shore Wood Path
  3. Look out for ducks feeding in the rich waters of the Net bay

Top things to do in Winter

  1. Watch the sun rise and thousands of geese fly off in the early morning. A spectacle worth an early start!
  2. Take a winter walk on a frosty day and enjoy the view of snow-capped Ben Lomond
  3. Watch flock of long-tailed tits calling and fluttering from tree to tree in the woodland

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Spectacular woodland and moorland on the banks of Loch Lomond

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