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Prices From £18.50 per night (Two Adults) BOOK NOW
We could simply say our Cashel campsite sits on the shores of Loch Lomond – but it does so much more than that.
Located in an idyllic spot on the east side of Loch Lomond, Cashel campsite offers stunning views across the tranquil waters, incorporating Luss to the west and the mountains that lay either side as well as the surrounding Queen Elizabeth Forest Park.

Cashel campsite embodies all that Scotland has become synonymous with: beautifully wild, diverse landscapes, highland views, forests and of course, Lochs.
And, as an open campsite, stay at Cashel and you’ll have unrivalled access to it all.

With direct access to Loch Lomond, campers can launch their boats straight from site or rent a boat nearby, and explore the loch's many islands. 

The West Highland Way passes the entrance to the site, whilst the 974 metre tall Ben Lomond stands in wait at less than two hours away. Even more walking opportunities are offered this side of the loch with the Queen Elizabeth Forest Park and Rowardennan Forest close by. Beyond that, you’re in the Trossachs, so your next challenge is never far away.

There are many attractions close to our Cashel campsite, including Go Country adventure park. Around a 40 minute drive away, Go Country offers a huge range of outdoor activities including cliff jumping, archery, kayaking, orienteering and clay pigeon shooting to name a few.

Everyone should experience Cashel at least once, but we think you will want to come back again and again. Book your camping holiday at Cashel today and you'll see why. 

Facilities available at Cashel Campsite, Loch Lomond


Dogs are more than welcome on site. Facilities include toilets, showers, a children’s play area, fishing spots, dishwashing, laundry facilities and more.

Cashel also offers Hardstanding Select as a pitch type. This includes a hardstanding pitch with electric hook up in the most desirable location on the site.

Directions to Cashel

From the South


  • Take the M8 to Glasgow and follow signs for Greenock.
  • Take junction 30 on to the M898 Erskin bridge, and follow signs for the A82 Dunbarton,Loch Lomand, Trossachs.
  • At the 4th roundabout (Balloch) follow the A811 for Stirling. At Drymen take the B837 to Balmaha Rowardennan. (Please take care as there is a very bad road surface and immediately after the harbour in Balmaha there is a very sharp right hand corner with a very steep uphill slope).
  • Cashel is situated on the left 3 miles after Balmaha (1 mile past Milarrochy bay).

From the North West

 

  • Take the A82 South from Crianlarich through Tarbut towards Alexandria.
  • At the roundabout take the A811 towards Stirling.
  • At Drymen take the B837 to Balmaha Rowardennan. (Please take care as there is a very bad road surface and immediately after the harbour in Balmaha there is a very sharp right hand corner with a very steep uphill slope).
  • Cashel is situated on the left 3 miles after Balmaha (1 mile past Milarrochy bay).

From the East and North East

 

  • Take the M9 to Stirling junction 10 and follow signs for the A811 Erskin Bridge into Drymen.
  • At Drymen take the B837 to Balmaha Rowardennan. (Please take care as there is a very bad road surface and immediately after the harbour in Balmaha there is a very sharp right hand corner with a very steep uphill slope).
  • Cashel is situated on the left 3 miles after Balmaha (1 mile past Milarrochy bay).

Public Transport at Cashel

Bus

Provider: SPT Bus
Website: www.spt.co.uk
Route number: 309
Your nearest stop: Balmaha
Estimated distance: 3.5 miles

Train

Provider: Scotrail
Website: www.scotrail.com
Nearest station: Balloch
Estimated distance: 15 miles

Trains leave from Glasgow Queen Street Station to Balloch every half hour and the journey time is 30 minutes. Balloch is the end of the line.  

At Balloch change to the bus (309)

There is also a bus from Glasgow Buchanan Street to Drymen. 

Our Cashel campsite is set within a truly stunning area of Scotland – Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. With such a great location comes a whole host of outdoor activities and plenty more things to see and do.

Here are a few ideas to get you started:

 

shutterstock_315754691Hill House
Visit one of Scotland's National Trust buildings. Originally owned by Charles Rennie Mackintosh who was a Scottish architect, designer and artist.


8 Upper Colquhoun Street, Helensburgh, Argyll, G84 9AJ
Tel: 01436 673900
Free Admission for National Trust Scotland Members


Dumbarton Castle - FeatureDumbarton Castle
Visit the history of Dumbarton Castle, great for a family day out visiting one of Scotland's landmarks.


Castle Road, Dumbarton, Dunbartonshire, G82 1JJ
Telephone: 01389 732 167


Mugdock Country ParkMugdock Country Park
Immerse yourself in history at Mugdock Country Park. Lots to offer for all ages, with play areas and orienteering experiences.


Mugdock Country Park, Craigallian Road, Nr. Milngavie, G62 8EL
Telephone: 0141 956 6100


Oak Tree InnThe Oak Tree Inn
Stop off at the Oak Tree Inn for a quick bite or a full meal on your adventure round the Loch.


Balmaha, Glasgow, Stirling, G63 0JQ
Telephone: 01360 870 357


Go COuntry - FeatureGo Country Adventure Park
There are lots of activities around the park, from fishing, orienteering, gorge walking, hill walking and much much more.



Telephone: 01877 387750 


Rowardennan HotelRowardennan Hotel Resturant
Visit Rowardennan Hotel that hosts two bars, beer garden and locally produced food.



Rowardennan Hotel, Rowardennan, G63 0AR
Telephone: 01360 870273


Loch KatrineLoch Katrine
Explore the beautiful landscapes along the Loch Katrine. From cruises to bicycle rides there are many ways to view the beautiful scenery of the Trossachs.


Trossachs Pier, Loch Katrine, Stirling, FK17 8HZ
Telephone: 01877 3763156



birds on perches at the loch lomond birds of prey centreBird of Prey Centre
Loch Lomond Bird of Prey Centre is located in the natural woodland. With purpose built housings, it is an ideal setting for nearly 40 Birds of Prey & Owls.



Ben Lomond Way, Balloch, West Dunbartonshire, G83 8QL


The-Devils-PulpitThe Devil's Pulpit
Did you know that not too far from Glasgow and Edinburgh in Scotland is a beautiful moss covered, 100ft deep gorge, through which flows an almost ruby coloured river?

The Devil's Pulpit A809 Dumgoyne, Glasgow G63 9QL



For Rainy Days



sting ray at sea lifeSea Life Aquarium
Explore an amazing underwater world and take a fascinating journey through 7 themed zones, including the Tropical Ocean Tunnel.


Loch Lomond Shores, Ben Lomond Way, Balloch,
West Dunbartonshire, G83 8QL


The-Buchanan-ArmsThe Buchanan Arms Hotel, Drymen
With fantastic leisure facilities, this hotel provides a great indoor get away with day passes to use the facilities available.  

Address: Buchanan Arms Hotel, 23 Main Street, Drymen, Glasgow, G630BQ
Tel: 01360660943

 

Glasgow-Science-CentreScience Centre, Glasgow
Three floors of awesome hands on science, exhibits to fascinate all ages and plenty of indoor adventures right in the heart of Glasgow!

Address: 50 Pacific Quay, Glasgow, G51 1EA
Tel: 0141 420 5000



 

Prices From
£18.50 per night (Two Adults) BOOK NOW

At a Glance

  • Open 1st April - 17th October 2022
  • Toilets and showers available
  • 168 pitches
  • Hardstanding and electric hook up available
  • Pets welcome
  • West Highland Way passes the site entrance
  • View our pricing guide and seasonal dates 

Contact Details

Cashel Campsite, Loch Lomond Cashel Rowardennan G63 0AW
01360 870234

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super weekend
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our Dunbar Rowing club had a super weekend. We visited EVERY island (23) in Loch Lomond over 3 days. Late evening on the beach under a full moon.
Unit Type: RV Motorhome
Idyllic spot
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Idyllic spot. Staff lovely. Facilities good Recommend. As wild as camping we are prepared to go!!!
Unit Type: Camper Van
Needs attention
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The situation of the site is fabulousl but needs some tender loving care!! One of the chemical waste points was out of order , the grass throughout the site was in desperate need of cutting , looked just like a farmers field ready for harvesting There was no shop , no gas which is advertised in the site info , this was very disappointing. The toilet blocks were cleaned daily but needed more of a deep clean . Didn't understand why we needed to use a code to enter toilet blocks , never experienced this before . The staff on the site were very good and very friendly.
Unit Type: RV Motorhome
Great Management and Setting but Needs Modernisation and Investment.
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All in all, we stayed here with a party of more than 20. The Camp management, particularly Tony & Myra, worked very hard to ensure all went smoothly and everyone enjoyed the rather wonderful setting. One would have to comment on the lack of capital investment in the site which needs to be addressed if Cashel is to stay up there with the best.
Unit Type: Tent
Wardens very helpful ..site not impressed
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Not what l expected after visiting Luss on the opposite side to Loch Lomond ..the site looks tired and shabby . long grass around our unit , showers dirty and shabby.. I’m going to give it 1 star and that is for the wardens being so helpful . Would l return to this site..a definite NO We where thinking about visiting the New Forest we now have had second thoughts if all your campsites are like Cashel .
Unit Type: Motorhome
Lovely site
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Beautiful setting at side of the loch. Flat, generous sized pitch. Well maintained and clean site
Unit Type: Caravan
Lovely location but......
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Beautiful location next to Loch Lomond but a rather tired, neglected feel to the site. The Reception was more closed than open, and while the wardens were very friendly, there was virtually no local information/leaflets/walks etc and there were no essential provisions to buy at all. The Reception/shop was all a bit of a mess and looked like they were closing down. The grounds were clean but the grass was long and the hardstandings were half covered in grass, weeds etc. All this site needs is a little bit of money poured into it and a bit of TLC - it could be great. But we won't be coming back, nor would we recommend it to others sadly.
Unit Type: Motorhome
Great campsite
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We stayed here one night. Friendly owners, clean, tidy & very picturesque. Easy to pitch, space just near the Loch where there were lots of bluebells. We were near the toilet block so it was very handy. Only minor complaint is the shower water kept going off every 10seconds so you had to keep pushing it….as I said that’s minor. A bit of a windy & bumpy road to get here but advantage was it is a lovely quiet area. Beautiful views.
Unit Type: Motorhome
A lovely place
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We had such a good moment for 1 night in the camping. A campsite rooted in nature, a site right in front of Loch Lomond, a perfect view to wake up in the morning. The staff is charming and all facilities are included for motorhomes.
Unit Type: Motorhome
Great location
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Great location but the one road in is very steep and tight in places. The site itself was right on the shore of the loch. The toilet & showers were very clean and tidy. My only negative point is the grass and pitches could do with being tidied up.
Unit Type: Motorhome