Welcome to The Old Smiddy

photo 2Located within and forming part of the boundary of Scotland First National Park, the Old Smiddy Cottage is built over Ballagan burn which runs down to meet the waters of Loch Lomond We also have an Apartment which is attached to the original Blacksmiths House offers an ideal base to enjoy Loch Lomond and the surrounding area.

Both charming premises are equipped to the highest standards with beautiful tartan carpets, the Cottage having Black Watch and the Apartment having the Lindsay tartan. Both Cottage and Apartment have gas central heating and double glazing and share a private patio where guests can relax and enjoy the magnificent scenery beside Ballagan burn along with the wild ducks. Private parking is available large enough to accommodate a car and boat and we provide free WI FI for all of our guests.

duckThe Old Smiddy Cottage and Apartment are the ideal base for a self catering holiday in Scotland particularly for touring Loch Lomond and the Trossachs .

Stirling and Glasgow, are within a half hour drive away, Edinburgh and Perth one hour, and much of Argyll, Perthshire, Ayrshire and South East Scotland is accessible in less than two hours.

For those who do not wish to venture too far there are many wonderful scenic drives, walks and attractions close to the cottage and apartment. Only a short drive or bus journey will take you the edge of Ben Lomond and the West Highland Way.
SPECIAL OFFER NOVEMBER 2017 – 5% discount

Close by there is

  • Sailing
  • Golfing
  • old ballochFishing
  • Water ski-ing
  • Horse riding facilities

Our aim is to ensure that your stay is a memorable one and we are happy to answer any questions that you may have. To ensure maximum comfort for all who visit, we regret that we are unable to accept pets


FROM 1 MARCH 2017 a beautiful front door flat called CRAIGS APARTMENT in lovely period sandstone building in Wilson Street,  Alexandria five minutes by car to Loch Lomond will be available  sleeping 3 people + fold down bed if required. .  Front entrance hallway, livingroom/kitchen and large family en-suite bedroom.  Full central heating, double glazing,  free wifi, cable tv, cd and DVD player. Bedding and towels all included.  £55 a night or £320 a week. July and August £58 a night or £350 a week.  On street parking.  No pets and no smoking. call 07719401608  www.craigsapartment.co.uk