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 

Taxis : Official Glasgow Airport Taxis Email Glasgow Airport Taxis for Discounted rates from Glasgow Airport 

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 from Tarbet to Rowardennan

 
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Ferry service run by Cruise Loch Lomond calling at Rowardennan, Inversnaid and Tarbet. 

 Dep Tarbet  Arr Rowardennan
1000hrs     1045hrs
1600hrs     1645hrs
     
Dep Rowardennan  Ret Tarbet
1045hrs          1130hrs
1645hrs          1730hrs


 
Inverbeg : Rowardennan Ferry : Not Running 

 

The small passenger ferry that travels between Rowardennan and Inverbeg on the opposite shore is not running at the moment.
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Ferry Times
Rowardennan to Inverbeg 10.00 am, 2.00 pm, & 5.30 pm.

Inverbeg to Rowardennan 10.30 am, 2.30 pm, & 6.00 pm