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Laid back breaks near Loch Lomond.

Best Western Buchanan Arms Hotel and Spa offers a truly relaxing retreat within the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, in the conservation village of Drymen. Just a few miles north of Glasgow, you'll be almost as close to hustle and bustle as you are the peace and quiet! Our picturesque location on the world famous Highlands Way makes this fabulous hotel a must-stay-in. From the bar to the spa, we'll give you a warm welcome night and day.

Whether you want to get out and about along Scotlands Central Belt, take a day trip to the coast or stay closer to your home-from-home and enjoy our beautiful surroundings, we'll be happy to guide you when it comes to things to do north of the border. Or even the best places to do nothing in if you simply want to relax!

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22 Main Street
Loch Lomond
G63 0BQ
For enquiries or to make a reservation please call 0844 387 6112*


2016 dinner inclusive rates offer a £22.50 per person à la carte allowance Please note the hotel no longer offer spa treatments.
Bars, Fishing, Free WIFI, Gym, Indoor Pool, Pets Allowed, Restaurants, Sauna, Squash, Spa Pool/Jacuzzi, No Lift
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is free parking available onsite.
There is parking available nearby.
Pets: Accepted £10 per dog per night, on request.
Check-in & Check-out
15:00 | 11:00
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Rooms & Rates


Dining and Bars


Salmon Leap Restaurant

From local bites to European platters, our newly refurbished contemporary restaurant is tasty in every way!

Opening hours

Breakfast: 07:00 - 10:00
Lunch: 12:00 - 18:00
Dinner: 18:00 - 21:00
Weekend times may vary

The Conservatory

This relaxed restaurant is the perfect place to take time out as you enjoy a delicious dinner, al fresco if you wish.

Opening hours

Lunch: 12:00 - 18:00
Dinner: 18:00 - 21:00
Weekend times may vary

The Snug Bar

Aptly named, you'll be as comfortable as can be in our delightful bar. The place really does make you feel like a part of this historic hotel, so join us for a wee dram or two (from a choice of 60!), and enjoy some famous Scottish hospitality.

Opening hours

Weekend times may vary


Buchanan Castle Golf Club

Course information

Course Type: Parkland
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 70
Distance: 6131 Yards
No handicap required


3 miles away in Drymen


Driving range
Putting green golf facilites
Pro shop golf facilities


9 holes Yes
18 holes £31.50
Trolley hire £12.00
Tuition £80.00
Driving Range £15.00

Strathendrick Golf Club

Course information

Course Type: Parkland
Location: Off Site
Holes: 9
Par: 27
Distance: 0 Yards
No handicap required


3 miles away in Drymen


9 holes £5.00
18 holes £10.00

Spa & Leisure

Leisure Facilities

  • steam room

  • sauna

  • spa bath

  • Gym

  • Relaxation room

  • 14 metre swimming pool

  • Swimming pool

Gym and swimming pool leisure facilities

Take a dip in our 14 metre swimming pool or push yourself a tad harder in the gym. Either way, you'll feel fantastic on every day of your stay.



We've hosted hundreds of weddings here in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Parkand each one has been truly unique. From ceilidhs and discos to string quartets and bands, we'll take care of everything on your special day and night!


Wedding service and reception venue

Steeped in history, yet full of contemporary character, the Best Western Buchanan Arms Hotel and Spa is the ideal place to celebrate the happiest day of your lives. Stylish facilities such as our colourful lighting system combine with good old fashioned hospitality and superb service to ensure the perfect reception, and give you a whole host of memories to treasure.


A full range of flavours to suit all budgets can be found here in the beautiful village of Dymen. Nothing is impossible, so if you want dipped strawberries, canapes, a full wedding breakfast, themed event, barbecue or buffetjust ask!

Honeymoon Suite

With a choice of two honeymoon suites, you're sure to find your perfect match. Our first is traditional with an ornate, 7ft carved bed, while our second, more contemporary suite offers a super kingsize bed with Chaise-longue and seating area. Whichever you pick, it'll provide the perfect end to the perfect day.


Registry office:
Balfron Registry Office
Balfron, Glasgow
01360 440315

Get in touch with Lindsey Haggarty on 01360 660588

For any enquiries please call Kitti Kovaks, Colin henderson or Volker Steinemann on 01360 660588

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

Sat nav users: type G63 0BQ

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Nearest motorway: M8, J16, 15.00 miles
Nearest train station: Balloch, 8.00 miles
Nearest airport: Glasgow, 15.00 miles
Free parking on site (80 spaces)
On site disabled parking (4 spaces)

22 Main Street
Loch Lomond
G63 0BQ

What's nearby?


  • SECC - Glasgow (15 miles)

  • Hampden Park - Glasgow (20 miles)

  • Rangers FC - Glasgow (15 miles)

Cities & Attractions

  • Glengoyne Distillery (5 miles)

  • Blairdrummond Safari Park (15 miles)

  • Stirling Castle (17 miles)

  • Falkirk Wheel (30 miles)

  • Maid of the Loch (8 miles)

Meetings, Conferences and Events


We're experienced and passionate when it comes to laying on a successful conference, meal or reception here in bonnie Scotland. So, whatever your needs, we'll meet each and every one of them!

Available room set ups

U shape

Clairinich Suite

Fully air-conditioned, garden access and unobtrusive staff, you and your guests will have plenty of breathing space during your time with us! With its own private bar, the Clairinch is perfect for meals, receptions, seminars and conferences.

Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Clairinich Suite 200 70 70 70 150
Clairinich 1 65 36 35 30 0
Clairinich 2 65 36 35 30 0
Clairinich 3 40 20 0 0 0
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506


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West Highland Way Stop

21/10/2016 Paul G, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Our last night walking down from Fort William back to Glasgow and we had booked this hotel for a bit of a treat at the end. We got in and our room (number 20) seemed to be another massive walk from r... more


Terrible restaurant facilities

19/10/2016 12YearOldsOpinions,

I was very happy with my room as it has a couch, a lot of space and a large TV. As I had walked stage 1 of the West Highland Way I enjoyed the leisure facilities very much, the pool was warm enough an... more


Nice hotel with a good restaurant

18/10/2016 Maeve W, Arlington, United States

The staff here was extremely kind and accommodating, and the property is both beautiful on the outside and comfortable on the inside. It's a bit hard to get around with any sizable suitcase given the ... more


Had hoped for better

16/10/2016 elimorScotland, Scotland

My husband and I stayed one night at the hotel while visiting the area for a celebration party. The room we got had a few faults, which the hotel staff tried to assist with. However our stay was spoil... more


Welcoming and comfortable hotel in good location

13/10/2016 Colin W, Tervuren, Belgium

Very friendly staff and welcoming atmosphere make this a great place to stay. We booked only one night for a special anniversary and, being unaware that it would be busy, did not make an advance res... more