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Ben Lomond Bunkhouse at Ardess Lodge, Rowardennan

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For bunkhouse accommodation at Rowardennan check out Ben Lomond Bunkhouse resting in the shadows of Ben Lomond. Accommodating up to 10 people, Ben Lomond Bunkhouse is situated at Ardess Lodge, at the foot of Ben Lomond - the lodge is ideally placed for hill walking and exploring the wild east side of Loch Lomond, or a great stop off along the West Highland Way.

Operated by the National Trust for Scotland, the Lodge provides good quality bunkhouse accommodation and comprises of two bedrooms, one sleeping four and one sleeping six, plus a large, well-equipped dining kitchen, and comfortable sitting room with wood-burning stove and TV. There are two shower rooms (one of which also has a bath), three WCs, and ample boot room/drying facilities. There is also a washing machine available.

The Rowardennan Hotel and the Rowardennan Youth Hostel are a short walk away should you prefer to eat out.

The profits from the bunkhouse help support the work done by the National Trust for Scotland Rangers, Pathteam and volunteers to care for Ben Lomond and manage the conservation programme for the area. More information about this work is available on our website.

Ardess Lodge, Rowardennan
G63 0AR
0131 458 0305

About Ben Lomond Bunkhouse at Ardess Lodge, Rowardennan

Rising from the east shore of Loch Lomond to a height of 974m (3,193ft), Ben Lomond offers exhilarating walking and spectacular views across Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park. Walking Routes range in difficulty from an arduous but rewarding ascent to the summit of Ben Lomond, to the leisurely Ardess Hidden History Trail, a low-level walk the whole family can enjoy.

The  bunkhouse offers very affordable, private and quiet accommodation at only £20 per person per night inclusive of bed linen. Ben lomond Bunkhouse may be guaranteed for your group’s private use for £200 per night.


Ben Lomond Bunkhouse is also available for meetings or as a day basecamp for Ben Lomond up until 3pm. As a guide, use of lounge and kitchen facilities for meetings is £50 and full use, including showers is £85.  Parking is available for guests free of charge.

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