Milarrochy Bay

Camping and Caravanning Club Site
from £6.60 to £11.25* Per person/night
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Overview

  • Campsites which have great fishing facilities on site or adjacent to the campsite

    Top site for fishing

  • Campsite is located within a National Park

    Site within National Park

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    Top site for photography

  • Campsites nearby to locations suitable for watersports

    Top site for watersports

With spectacular views over Loch Lomond, this Club campsite is great for relaxing.

The appeal of our Milarrochy Bay Club campsite has to be its location on the east shore of the stunning Loch Lomond in the Loch Lomond and Trossach’s National Park.

This tranquil campsite is popular with walkers, with the West Highland Way footpath right on the doorstep, while Ben Lomond, the highest mountain in the area, is north of the campsite near Rowardennan. Milarrochy Bay campsite will appeal to boaters and canoeists too with a long loch-side frontage with slipways for boat launching.

After a day’s walking or messing around on the water, this campsite is ideal for just sitting back and soaking up the breathtaking views across the Loch. This 150-pitch campsite welcomes all types of campers. Backpackers using the site can make use on the backpacker facility – a bonus in inclement weather.

South of the campsite in Balloch you can enjoy a guided hike from the Loch Lomond Shores Visitor Centre or follow the Sculpture Trail from Loch Lomond Shores. Hop on a water bus from here too and enjoy a wide range of cruises, some calling in at the Loch’s many islands, or hire a kayak, canoe or pedal boat. The amazing Sea Life Centre is here too and Balloch Castle and Country Park.

Learn about the Scottish folk hero Red MacGregor at the Rob Roy and Trossach’s Visitor Centre at Callendar. Rob Roy’s Cave and Bracklinn Falls are here too.

No trip to Scotland should be without a taste of its favourite tipple. East of Balloch at Blairquhosh the Glengoyne Distillery offers whisky tours and tastings.

Ready Camp is available at this campsite. (Please note that, although we welcome dogs on this site, in the interest of all guests we do not permit pets to stay within the Ready Camp tents).

Worth Noting

Boat launching and storage is available on this site. Canoes, kayaks and windsurfs can be launched free of charge. Boats on a trailer will be charged a launching fee. Jet-skis are not allowed on this site. Some grass pitches are sloping. Please note that the site has very limited parking for new arrivals and a short access road from the narrow B837 road which runs to the site. Please do not arrive before 1pm as we may not have space for you to park and wait.

WiFi

100% coverage cannot be guaranteed due to rural location, weather conditions and changing flora. These can cause variable signal strength. Hotspots are available. Prices.

Eat Local

Loch Lomond Shores, Balloch, hosts a farmers’ market on the first and third Sundays of the month.

Facilities

Milarrochy Bay has the following facilities on or around the site.

  • Members' and non-members' caravans welcome

    Members' and non-members' caravans welcome

  • Members' and non-members' trailer tents welcome

    Members' and non-members' trailer tents welcome

  • Hardstanding with electric hook-up

  • Seasonal Pitches

  • Difficult access/approach

  • Flushing toilet

  • Washbasins

  • Dedicated accessible facilities

  • Backpacker facilities

  • Drinking water taps

  • Dishwashing facilities

  • Childrens play area

  • Gas cylinders

  • Pets welcome

  • Electric hook-up

  • Grass only pitch for larger tents

  • Ready Camp tents on site

  • Members' and non-members' motorhomes welcome

    Members' and non-members' motorhomes welcome

  • Members' and non-members' tents welcome

    Members' and non-members' tents welcome

  • Grass pitch with electric hook-up

  • Storage facilities

  • Grass only pitch (no electric)

  • Showers

  • Electric shaver sockets

  • Parent and baby room

  • Chemical toilet disposal point

  • Washing Machines

  • Ice pack freezing

  • Boating

  • Payphone

  • Designated dog walk

  • Club Site Wi-fi

  • Grass pitch with electric hook-up for larger tents

Reviews

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4.7

I'd definitely go back there, lots of birds everywhere, a beautiful site overlooking the loch,...

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I'd definitely go back there, lots of birds everywhere, a beautiful site overlooking the loch, surrounded by fabulous countryside and with clean showers and facilities. There were lots of backpackers coming and going, so a busy site and good (but not great) facilities for dogs. The shop is very basic and not open a lot but generally, a nice, friendly site in a lovely place.

  • Location: Lake
  • Suitable For: Families,Active break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 4
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5

My only concern is that the website doesn't warn 1st time visitors enough about the " Hill...

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My only concern is that the website doesn't warn 1st time visitors enough about the " Hill from Hell". Which is steeper than a 1 in 6 with sharp bends in the middle. Visability is very limited. Perhaps the local council should think about installing a mirror to see round the bend . We saw 2 caravans stuck on it , one towing car had burned out the clutch and another had to unhitch and get another vehicle to tow it up. We would love to see this hill included in your towing vehicle test section in your magazine especially on a wet day when traction is more limited. The local area is a great place to visit and is a joy for anyone with a small boat/dinghy.

  • Towing: Moderate
  • Location: Lake
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Groups,Active break,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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5

Very good for walking and other water sport activities.

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Very good for walking and other water sport activities.

  • Location: Coastal
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Groups,Active break,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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5

Bring your toys to launch right into the Loch. Also bring military grade mosquito repellent.

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Bring your toys to launch right into the Loch. Also bring military grade mosquito repellent. Really clean level site with plenty of great spots. This isn't a site to drink and party but just sit back with a cold one and visit with neighbors. We went off on some days to visit other areas and felt safe level our tent and belongings behind. Lots of staff always on duty cleaning, gardening and answering questions. They were all friendly and helpful.

  • Location: Country,Secluded,Lake
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Peaceful break
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5

Travel

Local Travel

Nearest bus stop: From Balmaha village

Nearest train station: Balloch service to Glasgow – 16 miles

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*Members adult price only, additional charges may apply

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