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Discover Helensburgh & Lomond,
the Gateway to Argyll

Welcome to Destination Helensburgh

The home for all things Helensburgh and Lomond, from Visitor Information and an Events Calendar, to our Community pages, with details on neighbourhood organisations and a local business directory. Visit us at our Visitor Information Centre, Gallery and Shop at 28 Sinclair Street, Helensburgh (opposite Tesco).  You can also find out all about our town via the Discover Helensburgh App.

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Download the Discover Helensburgh App to find out all about our town and its fascinating history!

Featuring over 50 places of interest, 8 self-guided trails and family fun activities this is your active travel guide to Helensburgh and its surroundings.

Follow a trail to discover the history behind some key buildings, places and the people who helped to shape Helensburgh into the vibrant place it is today. View the rich selection of historical photographs and images to see how some familiar places once looked.

The type of trails featured range from relatively flat routes along the waterfront through to more challenging routes that cross moorland and high ground. The trails have not been graded, however each trail page includes information on the trail and its terrain to allow you to decide whether or not the trail is suitable for you.

Find out more at the App webpage at the Argyll and Bute Council website, or download the App from Google Play or the Apple App Store.

Upcoming Events (see more…)


01feb19:30North Clyde Archaeological Society TalkHelensburgh

02feb19:30Richard Clubley: Orkney: A Special Way of LifeHelensburgh

04febAll DayArdgartan Trail Race 2023A varied terrain race

04feb19:30Music Society ConcertsHelensburgh

05feb16:00Helensburgh Orchestral Society ConcertHelensburgh

12feb11:0015:00African Singing WorkshopRhu

14feb10:3012:00The Arts Society Lomond & Argyll 2023 EventsHelensburgh

14febAll DayValentine's Night at the Park PavilionHelensburgh

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Helensburgh and Lomond has a fantastic range of shops, with lots of quality independent retailers as well as high street brands. Our shopping page has a directory of local shops, from galleries and crafts, gifts and jewellery, fashion and bridal wear, toyshops and homewares, and a whole lot more besides! There is also a great range of places to eat and drink, whether you are looking for award-winning fine dining, coffee and cake, or takeaway fish and chips and ice-cream by the seaside! 

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