Forest Holidays

Cycling & bike hire at Ardgartan Argyll

Distinctly Scottish lochside trails and panoramic mountain views.

Cycling holidays in Ardgartan Argyll, Scotland

Fresh air, total freedom and time to just...be. Discover cycling holidays at Ardgartan, Loch Long. Visit Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, catch a glimpse of the Arrochar Alps and look out for native Scottish wildlife as you explore.

 

Psst... don’t forget to pre-book bike hire

The perfect way to kickstart your break at Ardgartan.

Want to get straight out into the forest as soon as you arrive? Book bikes at the same time as your break so they’re ready for when you get here. Log into your account to add bike hire or give us a call on 03330 110 495 and we’ll take care of the details. But be quick, bikes are already selling fast.

Discover cycling holidays at Ardgartan

Don’t miss these cycling trails on your next staycation.

  • Easy on-location trail

    Collect your bikes and set off on a 6.4km loop around the location. Explore your surroundings, enjoy views of Loch Long and uncover plenty of picnic spots along the way.

  • Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park

    Experience a range of cycling trails for all ages. One of our favourites is The Old Military Road. Take in three lochs and catch the waterbus back across Loch Lomond.

  • Incredible views

    Find adventure along two trails at Glenbranter. Our picks is the Glenshellish Route, a ‘gentle taste of the wild’ with rare wildlife and glorious views.

West Loch Lomond Cycle Path

For a trail with views of Loch Lomond and Ben Lomond, take the 27.4km route from Tarbet (near Ardgartan Argyll) down to Balloch at the southern end of Loch Lomond.

This is a trail runs along the banks of Loch Lomond, taking in the pretty village of Luss where you can stop off to try some Scottish Tablet (a favourite local sweet treat). A train station at Balloch to bring you back to Tarbet.

Glenbranter Cycle Trails

There are two exciting trails for thrill-seekers at Glenbranter. The Glenshellish Route is described as a gentle taste of the wild, with the potential for sighting rare wildlife and enjoying glorious views. The Glen Eck Loop is a full day out and one for the fittest of cyclists, with some hard climbs. Those climbs are worth it though, for views of Loch Eck, Dunoon and the Clyde, Beinn Mhor and, on a clear day the islands of Jura and Islay.

Try these famous Scottish mountain biking routes near Ardgartan

The Glen Eck Loop

A full day out with harder climbs that are worth it for views of Loch Eck, Dunoon and the Clyde, Beinn Mhor. And (on a clear day) the islands of Jura and Islay.

Glen Loin Loop

Take in the splendour of the Arrochar Alps along the Glen Loin Loop. This starts with a tough ascent but ends with a thrilling downhill finish to Arrochar and some of the most breathtaking scenery around.

Cat Craig Loop

Pick up your bikes from our bike hire at Ardgartan Argyll and set straight off on this 6.4km loop, which affords great views of Loch Long and has plenty of picnic spots along the way. It helps you ease your way into your Scottish cycling holiday and find your bearings in the local area too.

  • BEGINNER
    Cat Crag Loop

    5.5 miles

    ADVANCED
    Glen Loin Loop

    11.3 miles

  • INTERMEDIATE
    Old Military Road

    5 miles

    ADVANCED
    West Loch Lomond

    17 miles

  • INTERMEDIATE
    Glenshellish Loop

    6.8 miles

Loch Lomond mountain biking holidays made simple

Get that #ForestFeeling on two wheels.

Searching for cycling holidays and mountain bike breaks in the UK? We offer bike hire at all our locations, so all you have to do is pick them up when you arrive. Choose from adult bikes, children’s bikes, tag-a-longs, trailers, child seats (and don’t forget the free helmets) and look forward to wonderfully wild adventures in the great outdoors.

Book cycling holidays in Loch Lomond

Whether you’re planning an epic mountain bike break or a peaceful cycling holiday, we’ve got you covered with lochside cabins at Ardgartan. Kick back on the outdoor decking, relax in the hot tub and find your #ForestFeeling on the shores of Loch Long.

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