• Balmaha Bunkhouse
  • Open all year round
  • Bunkhouse on the West Highland Way
The Balmaha Bunkhouse has been a popular stopover for West Highland Way walkers for many years. The Bunkhouse is part of Balmaha House B&B on Balmaha Bay. Just 7 miles from Ben Lomond it is the perfect location to explore the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park. The bunkhouse is self-contained with a comfortable lounge/kitchen and showers (incl. a disabled shower on the ground floor). It sleeps up to 14 Guests in 4 rooms, a 6 person room, a 4 person room and 2 twin rooms.

Accommodation Features

  • Children Welcome
  • Golf Friendly
  • cycling friendly
  • bikers friendly
  • walking friendly
  • fishing friendly
  • Wifi Access
  • Disabled Friendly
  • dogs are welcome

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Your Host : Shanti & Dougie
An ideal stopover on the West Highland Way. The Balmaha Bunkhouse has been purpose built to meet the needs of outdoor enthusiasts providing them with clean and comfortable accommodation in a quiet location overlooking Balmaha Bay on Loch Lomond; backpackers, climbers, cyclists, hostelers, families, and groups are all welcome.

Well equipped and comfortable, your stay in the Bunkhouse includes a continental breakfast and basic Bedding is provided consisting of a quilt & cover, pillow & cover, mattress cover and a bed-sheet (towels and extra bed sheets are available on request), Guests also have the full use of the self catering kitchen for cooking their own food and there are also outside areas to relax in.

Muddy wheels, mucky boots & dirty paws are very welcome. We only ask that dogs are not left alone unsupervised and that if you do return with muddy paws & boots you clean them off outside. We have washdown facilties and are happy to store your wet gear and cycles.

Recently taken over by Shanti & Dougie they are keen to provide great hospitality and a friendly service which now includes a gift shop and cafeteria overlooking the bay.

Maureen & Kirsten comment on their Bunk House Stay: "Stayed one night in the bunkhouse. Clean, comfortable and lovely breakfast included. Hosts Shanti and Dougie very friendly and helpful. Would definitely recommend. The b&b rooms in the house are lovely with a great view of the loch".

"My boyfriend and I stayed here after the first day of our walk along the West Highland Way. We were impressed with the friendliness and great hospitality of the staff. The beds were very comfortable, and the kitchen was useful as it was the only place we encountered along the Way that had a kitchen. The breakfast in the morning was delicious and diverse. Overall very impressed and pleased with our stay! Thanks to the two owners!"

There is also a Bed and Breakfast and a Self Catering chalet both overlooking Balmaha Bay. A boat can also be hired at Balmaha House for fishing or exploring Loch Lomond.

Price Range

Bunkhouse: £25 per person incl. Continental Breakfast.
Packed Lunch £4.50
Dogs £5 per night - must be booked in advance.

Special Offers

Also available are a Self Catering Chalet and Bed and Breakfast in main house.

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Satnav: 56.084866,-4.541501

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