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Prices From £15.00 per night (Two Adults) BOOK NOW
Cobleland campsite sits on the banks of the River Forth in Queen Elizabeth Forest Park, just 13 miles from Ben Lomond. Not only is it a remarkably natural site, Cobleland is also a treasure trove of outdoor pursuits.

 

You'll be hard pushed to find a more beautiful setting for your camping holiday than at Cobleland campsite with its well-tended pitches and truly serene, idyllic countryside atmosphere.

Oak trees tower above the 126 pitches, whilst the River Forth flows calmly by the edge of the site. Turn your back to the river and you’ll be looking deep into Loch Ard Forest, part of the larger Queen Elizabeth Forest. Take off into the woodlands straight from the site and you'll have miles of stunning forest walks at your feet.

The picturesque nature of this site isn’t its only attraction, though. The site offers a unique position in the Trossachs National Park, close to many of the area’s most challenging attractions, beautiful views and most popular towns and cities. This makes for the impeccable combination of activity packed days and a peaceful retreat in the evening.

With its positioning in the Trossachs National park, Cobleland offers close proximity to a number of outdoor pursuits.

The magnificent Ben Lomond is just 13 miles away, with its views across Loch Lomond and the forests beyond. Its (only slightly) smaller cousins, such as Ben Venue with its two peaks and views across four lochs, are also closeby.

The less challenging Highland Boundary Fault Trail, which starts at The Lodge Forest Visitor Centre in Aberfoyle, offers fantastic views of the forest and waterfalls along its route.

Other attractions include Loch Lomond Shores, a shopping area at the end of Loch Lomond, Dumbarton Castle and outdoor activities centre, Go Country.

For a holiday that takes in the very essence of Scotland’s outdoors, visit Cobleland, book today. 

Facilities available at Cobleland Campsite, The Trossachs


On-site facilities at Cobleland include toilets, showers, dishwashing and laundry facilities, a children’s play area and more.

Directions to Cobleland

 

From Glasgow

 

  • Coming from Glasgow on the A81 you will pass through Ballat Cross.
  • Stay on this road toward Aberfoyle.
  • Ignore the first sign for Gartmore on the left (Across from the Trossachs Holiday Park).
  • After approximately one mile you will see the sign for Gartmore & Cobleland Campsite on the left.

Journey time Approx 40 minutes.

From Stirling

Recommended for larger vehicles.

  • Take the A811 to Ballat Cross.
  • Turn right onto the A81 toward Aberfoyle.Stay on this road.
  • Ignoring the first sign for Gartmore on the left (across from the Trossachs Holiday Park) and travel for approximately 1 mile.
  • You will then see the sign for Gartmore & Cobleland Campsite on the left.
  • Journey time Approx 30 minutes.

Alternatively

  • Leave Stirling on the A84 following signs for The Trossachs.
  • Come off to the left onto the A873 just past the Blair Drummond Safari Park following signs for Aberfoyle & Thornhill.
  • Drive through Thornhill and travel as far as the roundabout outside the Village of Aberfoyle where you will see the Robroy Motel.
  • Turn left at this roundabout onto the A81.
  • Follow the road for approximately one mile, then turn right at the sign for Gartmore & Cobleland.
  • Follow this road a short distance you will see the site when you cross the Bridge.

Journey time Approx 30 minutes.

Please note for sat navs:

Use postcode FK8 3RR

Coming from Glasgow some Sat Navs will direct you to Gartmore Village, please ignore this and continue for approx.1 mile until you see a sign for Gartmore & Cobleland Site on the left take this road to the site.

For Backpackers

If you are travelling without a vehicle First Bus Company operate a service both from Stirling & Glasgow.

  • From Stirling the Bus Service is C11 from the Bus station near the Railway Station.
  • From Glasgow take the bus from Buchannan Street Bus Station. You will change bus at Balfron.

Please note there is a limited service to Aberfoyle. The bus from Stirling & Glasgow passes the campsite - just ask the driver to drop you at the entrance to Cobleland Campsite.

Please note that the DRT Service has been cancelled.

You can find out bus times and local transport information using the telephone number below.

First Bus: 0870 872 7271 for updates of bus times

Our Cobleland 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 activities and plenty of things to see and do.

You can find a few ideas below, or visit this page for even more things to do in Loch Lomond, including some walking routes for you to try.

 
 

 Activities  
 Climbing - go country
Experience beautiful scenery and jaw-dropping heights with activity centres like Go Ape, Go Country, Segway Safari and AAA Action Adventure.
 

 
 
 
 
forestry lodge visitor centreFood & Drink
The Forestry Lodge Visitor Centre offers hot drinks and food, which is perfect after those long strolls in the woods or after an adrenaline day out at Go Ape. 
 
 


 
Loch Lomond Sea Life CentreWildlife
For the animal lovers out there the campsite is close to Blair Drummond Safari Park , Sea Life Loch Lomond Aquarium or Loch Lomond Bird of Prey Centre; or if you fancy something a little more relaxing why not try out Pony Trekking at Castle Rednock. 
 
 


 
Loch KatrineLocal History 
The history of Scotland is at your fingertips with Stirling Castle and The Wallace Monument; or take to the waters on the Sir Walter Scott Steamboat ride along Loch Katrine.
 
 


 
 For Rainy Days


 

The-forestry-lodgeThe Forestry Lodge, Aberfoyle
The Forestry Lodge is great for everyone. Whether you’d like to do a little or a lot, you’ll find the perfect option after a trip to the visitor centre.

Address: Duke’s Pass, Aberfoyle, FK83SX
Telephone: 03000676615

 
The-peak
The Peak Leisure Centre, Stirling
Head indoors, out of the rain and hang up your wet coats for a day of fun for all ages.

Address: The Peak, Stirling Sports Village, Forthside Way, FK8 1QZ
Tel: 01786273555

Prices From
£15.00 per night (Two Adults) BOOK NOW

At a Glance

  • Toilets and showers available
  • 126 pitches
  • Hardstanding available
  • River Forth runs along side the site and is popular for fishing
  • Aberfoyle and Stirling nearby
  • Open 22nd March - 29th October 2018
  • New offers available! View details
  • View our pricing guide and seasonal dates

Contact Details

Phone bookings: 024 7642 3008
Cobleland Campsite, The Trossachs Station Road Gartmore FK8 3RR
01877 382392

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Great wee campsite
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Only a quick one night stay to try out a new tent. First time for me camping in the uk. Lovely wee campsite. Reception staff very helpful and knowledgable. What more can u ask for a wee site down by the river. Great toilet and shower facility, which were sparklingly clean. Lovely well defined walk into Aberfoyle by the river. Will be back 😊
Unit Type: Tent
Wildlife haven
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Saw Red Squirrels on site, enjoyed the organised bat walk on Saturday evening. Good walking and cycling
Unit Type: Motorhome
Super site.
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Thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Cobleland. A peaceful site with spotlessly clean facilities. Very friendly and helpful wardens to whom we wish a happy retirement. The site is 2 miles from Aberfoyle which is accessible by a traffic free flat shared use path. There are plenty of opportunities for cycling and walking in the forest. We are planning to return.
Unit Type: Camper Van
Lovely campsite with good toilet and shower facilities
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We stayed at the campsite for one night only due to a cycling event in Aberfoyle. We were able to pitch our tent near the waterfront. The toilet and shower facilities were excellent and spotless. Plenty of hot water. As we were only staying one night we cycles along the national cycle network 7 to Aberfoyle where there were a range of cafes and pubs. The cycle path is immediately outside of the campsite and means you do not need to walk or cycle along the road. The only unfortunate aspect was other people staying at the campsite who continued to talk loudly until 1am even though the information provided at registration clearly referred to quiet time between 11pm and 8am. I would encourage that this is pointed out in the future when people are booking in at reception. I would however visit the area again and there is plenty of opportunities for cyclists and walkers in the nearby forests.
Unit Type: Tent
Lovely place!
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I love Cobleland and I’ve been there lots of times. It’s so close to Glasgow and Edinburgh but a different world. Being surrounded by the trees is peaceful. The river, the birds, the walks and cycle routes all make for a great weekend away. Aberfoyle has the Co-op and pubs. The toilets and showers are kept very clean- shower was lovely and hot which is appreciated in September.
Unit Type: RV Motorhome
Absolutely fabulous
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Amazing site. Lovely staff. Spotless toilets and showers. Great for kids.
Unit Type: Tent
Excellent campsite, beautiful surroundings, clean and friendly staff
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We had a fabulous time with the children, lots of great walks. Close to many top attractions like Lomond Loch and Doon Hill fairy trail. Clean, well organised, good pitches. Wish it was closer to home so we could visit more.
Unit Type: Camper Van
Motorhome Experience
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This was my family's first outing in a motorhome so we didn't know what to expect. The staff on site were friendly and courteous. We informed them of our late arrival and they assisted us when we did arrive without any problems.
Unit Type: RV Motorhome
Fantastic campsite
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Great campsite alongside the Forth river. Facilities were clean and well set up. There is loads of walking to do around the campsite. Perfect place to stay with children or dogs. We will definitely be returning!!!
Unit Type: Tent
Very nice site
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This is a very nice camping site set on the edge of the Trossacks national park so very close to all natural areas - lots of waterfalls and lochs around to visit. Loch Lomond has the closest supermarkets but Aberfoyle which is only a few minutes drive away has a good Co-op for essentials. We found the campsite shop was good for gas, freezer blocks, etc but unfortunately didnt stock milk or bread which would have been very useful. We visited when the weather was not great - mostly drizzle and pretty cold at the end of August but still had a nioce holiday. Kids loved playing in the little forest areas and playarea. The site was spacious and not cramped desite it being a UK holiday weekend. There is a deep river along the campsite and most of the non electric tent spaces are next to that so not great for young families - we pitched over the other end near the playarea which was not that sunny and a bit noisy but ok. We did experience a couple of typically noisy families - one playing tv the whole evening till 12.00 which considering the site is supposed to be a quiet site after 11pm was a little bit annoying. But the toilets were very clean and fresh and everything on site was well maintained, and staff very friendly. Overall we enjoyed it despite the weather but a little better noise control would have been appreciated.
Unit Type: Tent