Watersports on Loch Lomond

At 23 miles long and up to 4 miles wide, Loch Lomond is perfect for indulging in some of your favourite watersports. The loch is big enough to allow people to enjoy various watersports without disturbing other loch users. The myriad of small islands on Loch Lomond make it particularly interesting, letting you enjoy time on the water but also explore the islands. Rules introduced in 1996 make it much safer for engaging in watersports on the loch and helps to keep the loch safe and peaceful for visitors, whilst allowing people to enjoy sports on the water as well.

The loch is often known for speedboating. There are various companies offering speedboat tours on the Loch as well as the option to hire your own speedboat. For those wanting to enjoy the loch at a more sedate pace then perhaps look at hiring kayaks, paddleboards or rowing boats. You can join guided group tours on a kayak or just explore the loch on your own. When out on a kayak or rowing boat you can easily stop off at any of the small loch islands and enjoy lunch on your own secluded island!

If you're feeling a bit more adventurous then perhaps try water-skiing or wakeboarding. Any companies offering options such as water-skiing on Loch Lomond will be suitable qualified and be able to give you expert tuition. Sailing is also an option with the ability to hire a small sailing dinghy for trying out your sailing skills.

Being the largest surface area of fresh water in the UK, Loch Lomond has fantastic options for fishing. You can choose between game fishing and course fishing - find out more here. There are a range of tackle shops and hotels from Glasgow to Luss where you can purchase a licence for fishing on the loch.

If you have any questions about watersports on Loch Lomond then don't hesitate to let us know. Email us at info@lochlomondlodges.scot.