A warm welcome awaits you from your hosts Anne and Bobby at their Loch Lomond farm "Shantron" which nestles on the slopes of a peaceful glen on the west side of Loch Lomond.
The farm has been used on many occasions for filming "High Road" and "Taggart". It is essential you have your own car or a hired car to stay here as public transport is not plentiful. There is ample parking in the spacious garden.
This is a 5000 acre hill sheep and beef working farm which runs 5 miles from the Loch shore to the head of the glen. Your hosts have 2000 Scottish Blackface breeding ewes and 40 Blue Grey Suckler cows. If you have any dogs, cats or other pets, these are not allowed in the house and must sleep in your car. You are permitted to walk them on the farm.
This is a modern house with 3 en-suite bedrooms situated beside the farmhouse and is solely for guests use. The bedrooms are on the ground floor and have views overlooking the hill and garden.
All rooms are en-suite with tea and coffee making facilities with home baking and a radio alarm. There is a hairdryer, iron, ironing board and trouser press for your use. Guests also have use of the garden furniture and a BBQ during the summer months. There is a drying cupboard for coats, boots, etc.
Sit and relax in the spacious garden and enjoy the long summer evenings watching the world go by as the setting sun reflects on the hills beyond. See the many and varied birds from many garden species to Buzzards, Peregrine Falcons and Osprey which inhabit this part of Scotland. You can explore the different walking areas on the farm. Take in the breathtaking scenery of the farm, Loch and surrounding Scottish Highlands area while you discover the beauty and history of Scotland.
Breakfast is served in the spacious lounge area; it has colour TV, tea and coffee making facilities with home baking and a coal/log fire. A Full Scottish breakfast is served at 8 am or 8.30 am or earlier on request. All produce is locally sourced and special dietary requests can be catered for with prior notice, please inform your hosts when booking. There are 2 hotels in Luss and several good eating places within an 8 mile radius of the Farm. Loch Lomond golf course is just 2 miles away and serves excellent food.
From £30 pppn
Child 12 years and under, sharing room with adults £15 to £20 per child per night
Children 4 years and under £5 per night. Babies in a cot free.
Single person supplement of £20 - £30
From the South
On the A82, 4 miles north of the Stoneymollan Roundabout, Balloch (with the “Flying Geese”) turn left up the road signposted to Garelochhead, Shantron Farm is ¼ mile on your left. You will see the Shantron Farm B & B sign on the A82.
From the North
On the A82, 4 miles south of the village of Luss, turn right up the road signposted to Garelochhead, Shantron Farm is ¼ mile on your left. You will see the Shantron Farm B & B sign on the A82.
The country's largest fresh water loch is now part of Scotland's first National Park in an area where for centuries, visitors have travelled to, to take in spectacular scenery, sail, walk and climb - and simply breathe fresh air.
Shantron is wonderfully situated for you to visit places like Inveraray – Castle and Jail, Stirling to see the Wallace Monument (Braveheart) and Castle, Aberfoyle – the Sheep and Wool Centre and the magnificent scenery of the Trossachs, where on Loch Katrine sail on the SS Sir Walter Scott, the city of Glasgow for its Museums, Art Galleries and Architecture.
Luss is a small Village on the banks of Loch Lomond and commends one of the many scenic locations in the area. There is a large car park, village shop and post office, tourist shops, 2 hotels and coffee shop. The area was the setting for the Scottish soap “High Road” and was the village of Glendarroch.
For a breakdown of day trips available please visit the website.