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Helensburgh is a lovely seaside town with plenty of restaurants and shops. There are buildings of architectural interest including Charles Rennie MacKintosh’s Hill House (National Trust). There is also easy access to sea or loch fishing, sailing, hill walking, mountain-biking and golfing.

The Hill House, Helensburgh

The Waverley Paddle Steamer








The world’s last sea going paddle steamer ‘The Waverley’ calls in twice a week during the summer for sea-loch excursions.



This location is an ideal centre for exploring West and Central Scotland. Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park (‘Braveheart’ Country), Stirling, and Inveraray (where you can visit the castle and Victorian jail). All are within easy reach by car.


Helensburgh has two train stations. Central Station connects directly to Glasgow and Edinburgh every thirty minutes, while Helensburgh Upper gives access to the panoramic scenery of the West Highland Line with daily return journeys to Oban and Fort William.



Tossing the caber at the Highland games

Tossing the caber at the Highland games


Helensburgh also hosts the Highland games and the Pipe Championships in June. It also has its own cinema with the latest film releases. There is a wide range of local restaurants and cafes in Helensburgh and the surrounding area and our guest book provides detailed information about them.

Glasgow Airport (GLA) is around 35 minutes by car. Glasgow Prestwick is 1.5 hours.




Contact:  +44 (0)1436 820195 or info@HelensburghBandB.com for further details