GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Three Lochs Way

33 miles (53 km)

This super route is suitable for both walkers and mountain bikers.
It runs from Balloch to Inveruglas passing Loch Lomond (see video), The Gareloch, Arrochar, Loch Long and Loch Sloy. There's some stunning mountainous scenery and splendid views of the Firth of Clyde as you pass through this beautiful area.

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Three Lochs Way OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Three Lochs Way Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking


In Helensburgh the Commodore is a nice place for a pit stop on the walk. The main draw is a great outdoor seating area with views over the Firth of Clyde. They also serve good quality food and have a fine selection of drinks. You can find them at 112-117 W Clyde St, G84 8ES.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

At Loch Lomond you can explore the lovely Balloch Castle Country Park and pick up the West Lomond Cycle Path which takes you along the western side of the loch.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs Walks page.


Three Lochs Way Signpost

Three Lochs Way Signpost

Balloch. - - 79746

Balloch. Where Loch Lomond empties into the Leven River.

Loch Long at Arrochar - - 2251665

Loch Long at Arrochar. TheSea Lochextends from theFirth of Clydeat its southwestern end. It measures approximately 20 miles in length. The loch also has an arm,Loch Goil, on its western side. Loch Long forms part of the coast of theCowalpeninsula and forms the entire western coastline of theRosneath Peninsula.

Loch Sloy hydro-electric power station - - 173508

Loch Sloy hydro-electric power station. Photo taken from Inveruglas visitor centre.

Gareloch View - - 3353403

Gareloch View. An opensea lochinArgyll and Bute. The loch is well used forrecreational boating,water sportsandfishing.Harbourandgrey sealsare often seen in the Gare Loch along with pods ofporpoise. Bottle Nose whales were photographed in September 2020

The Three Lochs Way - - 2937075


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