Books

February 16, 2010

There are a large number of guidebooks available about Loch Lomond and the surrounding area – a selection of some of the best are shown below. The loch has also featured in many fictional tales as well, so a number of these are listed.

Fiction

Rob Roy

Sir Walter Scott

Rob Roy MacGregor was born at Loch Katrine and lived at Inversnaid on the banks of Loch Lomond. Scott’s book details his life and battles with the Duke of Montrose.

Factual / History / Guides

Loch Lomond, Trossachs, Stirling and Clackmannan: Walks

A good selection of walks from all around the loch and surrounding areas. The walks range from easy, level strolls to more difficult hill walks, and are clearly marked with the level of difficulty.

25 Walks: Loch Lomond and the Trossachs

‘a good starting point for any novice walker and a perfect companion for anyone who feels more comfortable in boots.’ (The Glaswegian)
‘An attractive addition to this series describing short and long outings of foot in the area’ (The Scots Magazine)

Loch Lomond and the Trossachs: An A-Z of Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park and Surrounding Area

A complete A-Z guide to the loch area by John Barrington, a local former shepherd who provides an insider’s view of the loch and the wider Trossachs area.

Loch Lomond and the Trossachs: Including Rob Roy Country

An illustrated guide to the heritage, climate, landscape and activities of the area, covering everything from sports like golf, sailing and pony-trekking to more relaxing endeavours like picnic sites, coach and car tours.



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