Situated on the rugged eastern banks of Loch Lomond in the magnificent Queen Elizabeth Forest the Rowardennan Hotel has breathtaking views of Ben Lomond, Loch Lomond and the mountains to the North. Located on the famous West Highland Way, the Hotel is a notable milestone on the long route. Located virtually at the base of Ben Lomond the Rowardennan is the ideal place to meet fellow travellers and share tales of adventures over a malt whisky. Rowardennan Hotel on the West Highland Way by the Bonnie Banks of Loch Lomond

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Directions to Rowardennan : Our Location Rowardennan at Loch Lomond is located on the quieter eastern shore of the Loch. There is no public transport with bus routes terminating at Balmaha.

Directions to Rowardennan from Glasgow

By Road To get to Rowardennan head for Drymen on the B858 just left off the A811 Stirling Road. In Drymen turn left onto the Balmaha Road the B837. After around 4 miles you come to Balmaha. The road then narrows and heads north for around 6 miles (watch for walkers, cyclists and oncoming traffic). You will then come to the Rowardennan Hotel on the left nestling beneath Ben Lomond. Rail and Bus: Rail From Glasgow Queen Street to Balloch Journey Time: Approx 30 mins- First Scotrail operates a half hourly train service Bus from Balloch to Balmaha: Bus: No. 309 - Journey time: 14 mins. Bus from Glasgow to Drymen: Bus : No.8 (Glasgow to Balfron via Drymen) leaving from Buchannan Bus station, At Drymen, change to local service bus No 309 to Balmaha.


  

Taxi Services 

Local Taxis : Drymen Taxis Tel -01360 660077
Approximate costs
Rowardennan to Glasgow Airport £45.00
Rowardennan to Glasgow City £50.00
Rowardennan to Balmaha £15.00
Rowardennan to Drymen £18.00



Buses from Glasgow to Tarbet 

Scottish Citylink 914Glasgow City Centre - West End (for Hillhead) - Kelvinside (for Gartnavel Hospital) - Anniesland (Great Western Road) - Drumry (for Drumchapel) - Kilbowie (Clydebank) - Dumbarton - Balloch Roundabout - Arden (Argyll) - Luss - Inverbeg - Tarbet - Ardlui - Crianlarich - Tyndrum - Bridge of Orchy - Glencoe - Ballahulish - Fort William (express) 
Scottish Citylink 915Glasgow City Centre - Glasgow Airport - Dumbarton - Balloch Roundabout - Arden (Argyll) - Luss - Inverbeg - Tarbet - Ardlui - Crianlarich - Tyndrum - Bridge of Orchy - Glencoe - Ballahulish - Fort William - Spean Bridge - Invergarry - Dornie - Kyle of Lochalsh - Kyleakin - Broadford - Sligachan - Portree (express) 
Scottish Citylink 916Glasgow City Centre - West End (for Hillhead) - Kelvinside (for Gartnavel Hospital) - Anniesland (Great Western Road) - Drumry (for Drumchapel) - Kilbowie (Clydebank) - Dumbarton - Balloch Roundabout - Arden (Argyll) - Luss - Inverbeg - Tarbet - Ardlui - Crianlarich - Tyndrum - Bridge of Orchy - Glencoe - Ballahulish - Fort William - Spean Bridge - Invergarry - Dornie - Kyle of Lochalsh - Kyleakin - Broadford - Sligachan - Portree - Uig (express) 
Scottish Citylink 926Glasgow City Centre - West End (for Hillhead) - Kelvinside (for Gartnavel Hospital) - Anniesland (Great Western Road) - Drumry (for Drumchapel) - Kilbowie (Clydebank) - Dumbarton - Balloch Roundabout - Arden (Argyll) - Luss - Inverbeg - Tarbet - Arrochar - Ardgartan - Rest And Be Thankful - Inveraray - Lochgilphead - Ardrishaig - Tarbert - Kennacraig - Campbeltown (express) 
Scottish Citylink 976Glasgow City Centre - West End (for Hillhead) - Kelvinside (for Gartnavel Hospital) - Anniesland (Great Western Road) - Drumry (for Drumchapel) - Kilbowie (Clydebank) - Dumbarton - Balloch Roundabout - Arden (Argyll) - Luss - Inverbeg - Tarbet - Arrochar - Ardgartan - Rest And Be Thankful - Inveraray - Dalmally - Taynuilt - Oban (express)  



Ferry Services to and from Rowardennan

 
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Ferry service run by Cruise Loch Lomond calling at Rowardennan, Luss and Tarbet. 
The Ferry departs from Youth Hostel Pier - 10/15 minute walk from Rowardennan Hotel.

Rowardennan to Luss
Departs : Rowardennan Arrives : Luss 
09.30hrs 10.00hrs
10.45hrs 11.30hrs
15.30hrs 16.15hrs 

Luss to Rowardennan
Departs : Luss  Arrives : Rowardennan
10.00hrs 10.45hrs
14.45hrs 15.30hrs
16.15hrs 16.45hrs

Rowardennan to Tarbet
Departs : Rowardennan Arrives : Tarbet 
16.45hrs 17.30hrs 

Tarbet to Rowardennan
Departs :  Tarbet  Arrives : Rowardennan
08.45hrs 09.30hrs

Adult : Single £8.00 Return £11.00
Child :  Single £5.00             Return £7.00 
Bikes : £1.00
 


 
Inverbeg : Rowardennan Ferry : No Longer Running

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