Inchmurrin Island in Loch Lomond

Ever wanted to explore an island? Or are you a Scottish history and/or culture lover? If so, then the Island of Inchmurrin on Loch Lomond is the place for you. The island was and still is an important cultural centre, once housing the chapel of St Mirren. This brought many notable visitors to it over the centuries, these include the likes of Mary Queen of Scots and even Robert the Bruce, and at one point was even a somewhat holiday home for the Earl of Lennox and his family.

How do I get to Inchmurrin Island?

The Island is exclusively accessed via ferry, which departs from Burnfoot Jetty in Arden and takes approximately 15 minutes to cross.

Nowadays though, the island has an exciting amount of facilities on it. This includes multiple self-catering accommodations, and a separate hotel and restaurant. Apart from this, the best way to spend your time on the Island may be to take a walk around its beautiful shorelines and discover its natural and archaeological scenery, Including the ruins of a monastery and castle. So, if this sounds like the perfect retreat for you, then make your way across this fascinating Loch and take it all in!

  • Various types of accommodation.
  • Located a short ferry journey from Arden and Balloch.
  • Largest freshwater island in Britain.

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