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Helensburgh

Positioned on the north side of the Firth of Clyde is the elegant Victorian seaside town of Helensburgh; just four miles from Loch Lomond and ideally placed for exploring by car, rail, boat or on foot.

The town itself has lovely tree lined streets and fine Victorian architecture to admire. One highlight in particular is Hill House, considered to be the finest domestic work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh. It was built in 1903 for the publisher Walter Blackie and is open to the public. Inside there is original Mackintosh furniture, and the lovely formal gardens have been restored to their original design.

A mile west of the town is Glenarn, where you will find a special woodland garden overlooking the Gareloch. Two miles east of Helensburgh is Geilston Garden, open daily from April to October. As well as a walled garden, heather garden and woodland glen, it is home to a spectacular Sequoiadendron giganteum. Walking along the river to Kidston Park you will pass memorials to the pioneer of television, John Logie Baird, and Henry Bell, who operated ‘The Comet’, the first commercial sea-going steamboat in the world.

Tennis, golf, putting and bowling facilities are all available for visitors and there is an indoor swimming pool on the seafront. Here you will also find cafes, shops and pubs, and there are many more in the town supplying everything you need.

During summer there are regular sailings of the paddle steamer Waverley, from Helensburgh pier. Trips take you to the Kyles of Bute along the Clyde Estuary. Further summer attractions in the town are the highland dancing and pipe band performances that are held on the seafront.

The town has excellent rail links with Oban, Fort William and Glasgow. For those travelling by road, Helensburgh offers an ideal base for touring much of western Scotland including beautiful Loch Lomond.

For accommodation please search for Helensburgh holiday cottages.
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5 cottages are available
  • Arden, Alexandria, Argyll and Bute
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    Auchendennan - A’dennan Farm Cottage

    Arden, Alexandria, Argyll and Bute

    6
    3
    3
    3
    Ref: SLLX
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Hot Tub - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Ground Floor Facilities - Woodburning Stove

    "Stunning cottages in the heart of Loch Lomond National Park..."

    Situated in the heart of Loch...

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  • Garelochhead, near Loch Lomond, Argyll and Bute
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    Brae Cottage

    Garelochhead, near Loch Lomond, Argyll and Bute

    7
    3
    3
    1
    Ref: 17829
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Baby and Toddler Friendly

    Centrally situated in the pictureque village of Garelochhead with views of the Gareloch and the surrounding hills,...

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  • Arden, Alexandria, Argyll and Bute
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    Auchendennan - Burnbeag

    Arden, Alexandria, Argyll and Bute

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    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Hot Tub - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Coast within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Open Fire

    "Stunning cottages in the heart of Loch Lomond National Park..."

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  • Stronafyne, Arrochar, Argyll, Argyll and Bute
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    Ardachy House

    Stronafyne, Arrochar, Argyll, Argyll and Bute

    8
    4
    2
    2
    Ref: CC523034
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio
    Ardachy is a modern detached house situated at the head of Loch Long in Glen Loin. The property enjoys stunning views...
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  • Shandon, near Helensburgh, Argyll and Bute
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    Rosmuire

    Shandon, near Helensburgh, Argyll and Bute

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    Ref: 29485
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pets go free - Coast within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Sea View - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    Detached and set on a quiet farm road with own grounds of 3 acres
    Views over the Gare Loch and hills to the...

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