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Great little centre

This is a lovely visitor's centre with great items for sale for those looking for Loch Lomond... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bronwen L
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Cape Town, South Africa
helpful

We went here to get accomadation very helpful rang a number of places for us lots of good info as... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gary D
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Melbourne, Australia
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Balloch Information Centre is located in the beautiful red sandstone Old Station Building in the centre of Balloch, directly opposite Balloch Central train station. Balloch is a charming town located at the southern edge of Loch Lomond and is a...more
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Old Station Building Balloch Road | Old Station Building, Balloch, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G83 8LQ, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely visitor's centre with great items for sale for those looking for Loch Lomond souvenirs. The staff were extremely friendly.

Thank Bronwen L
LyndsayM176, Assistant Area Manager at Balloch VisitScotland iCentre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Bronwen L, Thank you for your lovely review of the Balloch iCentre. I will make sure to pass this on to the team and I know they will be delighted to read this. Thanks again, Lyndsay M

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here to get accomadation very helpful rang a number of places for us lots of good info as you would expect

Thank Gary D
LyndsayM176, Assistant Area Manager at Balloch VisitScotland iCentre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Gary D, Thank you for your kind review. I will make sure to pass this onto the team in the Balloch iCentre. Kindest Regards, Lyndsay M

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While staying for a long weekend in Balloch, we popped into the visitors centre. The staff were friendly and polite. The inside was clean and tidy, and filled with absolutely anything you'd need for a stay in the area and indeed Scotland. There's some nice...More

Thank Bruce1964
LyndsayM176, Assistant Area Manager at Balloch VisitScotland iCentre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Bruce1964, Many thanks for taking the time to leave such a nice review. I will make sure to pass this onto the team in the Balloch iCentre, and I know they will be delighted with it. Kindest Regards, Lyndsay M

Reviewed October 7, 2018

We visited here last month while staying in Balloch, to ask what there was to do that day. A very helpful person told us to buy SeaLife tickets there instead of at the sealife centre as they were nearly half the price. The woman recognised...More

Thank Jane C
LyndsayM176, Assistant Area Manager at Balloch VisitScotland iCentre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Jane C, Thank you for your kind review. My colleague Angela remembers you well! I'm glad you had an enjoyable time, and that the information provided to you helped you make the most of your time in the area of Loch Lomond. Perhaps we...More

Reviewed October 2, 2018

We were in Balloch when storm Ali hit in September. The staff in the centre were very helpful in trying to get transport for us. The shop is very interesting too with lots of bits and bobs for souveniers.More

Thank Carole S
LyndsayM176, Assistant Area Manager at Balloch VisitScotland iCentre, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2018

Hello Carole S, Wow, I was also working the day of Storm Ali and it certainly was quite a storm! I'm glad that the team managed to help you out with transport to get you to where you needed to be. Perhaps you will come...More

Reviewed October 1, 2018

A warm and welcoming place right in the centre of Balloch. Well stocked little gift shop with racks of tourist information.

Thank ionay1
LyndsayM176, Assistant Area Manager at Balloch VisitScotland iCentre, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2018

Hello ionay1, Thank you so much for your kind review. I will make sure to pass this onto the team in the Balloch iCentre. They will be delighted to read this. Kindest Regards, Lyndsay M

Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

We stayed in Balloch and luckily right across the street were the helpful ladies at the Visitor Center. They provided us with advice and maps and brochures. Their advice was spot on.

Thank Kelly L G
LyndsayM176, Assistant Area Manager at Balloch VisitScotland iCentre, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2018

Hello Kelly L G, Thank you for your kind review of the Balloch iCentre. I will make sure to pass this onto the team who I know will be delighted to read this. Kindest Regards, Lyndsay M

Reviewed September 21, 2018

Pop into the information center before our cruise on the Loch, and cannot praise the staff highly enough first class offering help and advice to all who came in, little shop attached to buy little things. just across the road from the station

Thank malcolm w
LyndsayM176, Assistant Area Manager at Balloch VisitScotland iCentre, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2018

Hello malcolm w, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a nice review. I will be sure to pass this onto the team who I know will be delighted by your kind comments. Kindest Regards, Lyndsay M

Reviewed September 18, 2018

Called in here twice during our 8 day stay in Balloch, on both occasions the staff proved to be excellent in every department. Helpful, Cheerful, granting you the appropriate time for the advice required, really do go the extra mile to deliver the information being...More

Thank promisedland
LyndsayM176, Assistant Area Manager at Balloch VisitScotland iCentre, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2018

Hello promisedland, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a nice review and its so nice that you visited us twice during your holiday to our beautiful area. It really is worthwhile visiting a local iCentre to be sure to get the best...More

Reviewed September 17, 2018

While on Princess Cruise with stop in Glasgow, we decided to take a train to Ba!loch and Loch Lomand. Angela and Caroline at the iCentre were so knowledgeable and fun, we hated to leave to go on our boat ride to Luss.More

Thank Maureen R
LyndsayM176, Assistant Area Manager at Balloch VisitScotland iCentre, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2018

Hello Maureen R, Thank you for you kind review. I showed this to Angela and she remembered you straight away. She said it was so much fun helping you out and it was lots of laughter from start to finish! I hope you enjoyed your...More

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liztyson667
January 28, 2018|
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Response from LyndsayM176 | Property representative |
Hell liztyson6 Balloch Castle Country Park is a fantastic area to visit with your dog. It has as a great variety of riverside, loch shore, woodland and meadow paths, as well as plenty of open parkland. The gardens are... More
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JoeScorpio
Spa type packages in Balloch or within walking distance - My wife is currently in Balloch awaiting the birth of her newest grandchild. She takes a daily walk to Loch Loman Shores (that I do know), however I do not know the area at all and would like to know if there is any Spa within walking distance of Balloch? My wife is a bit stressed right now as the baby has not yet arrived and I thought a day where she could be pampered (Spa, massage, manicure, pedicure or something similar that would be totally for her to relax a bit). There are many packages I see on Groupon in Glasgow but that would require driving and it has to be within walking disctance that she could do at her convenience. Any assistance or suggestion would be much appreciated Thanks Joe at gmail you can reach me at joe dot kurtzke
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Response from Tosher100 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but there is a train station right opposite the Ballock visitors centre (trains every half hour). The train takes you straight into Glasgow at the Central railway station(approx.: 20/30mins journey),So you could use... More
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