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.

HELLO Adventure

Only 45 minutes by train from Glasgow, and within easy reach of both the west coast and central belt of Scotland, Helensburgh & Lomond is the ideal location for an outdoor adventure. Walking, hiking, munro-bagging, gorge-walking, cycling, mountain-biking, e-biking, wild swimming, kayaking, paddleboarding, windsurfing, sailing, wakeboarding, golf, horse-riding, off-road driving, a self-guided road-trip – all these activities and more are on our doorstep! Visit our HELLO Adventure page to find out more, including our calendar of sporting events including Hill Races, Highland Games, Triathlons, Outdoor Swims and more!

Upcoming Events (see more…)


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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.

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