Drymen is a village in Scotland, located in the Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, about four miles from Loch Lomond.
By busBuses from Alexandria, via Balloch station (for trains from Glasgow) are operated by Garelochhead Coaches, with about 10 buses per day. This route also serves Balmaha.
Buses from Glasgow (2 per day) and Milngavie (4 per day) are operated by First Bus.
By footDrymen is the first significant village on the West Highland Way after setting out from Milngavie. From Drymen the way continues to Balmaha and Rowardennan on Loch Lomond.
By car18 miles north of Glasgow via the A809. On the A811 between Balloch and Stirling.
Drymen is small enough to explore on foot.
Buchanan Castleaddress: DrymenA ruin of an beautiful castle, which cannot be entered (danger of falling apart). Sadly, it is not getting maintained or repaired, but is worth a peek.
Glengoyne DistilleryA whisky distillery which was founded in 1833. The whisky is malted without using smoke, giving a more lowland flavour.
- Drymen Agricultural Show and Highland Games are held in late May. The next event is Sat 25 May 2019.
Drymen Village Storeaddress: 15 Main St
Peleton Bike Shopaddress: 1 Stirling Rd
RBS Mobile BankA Royal Bank of Scotland in a van visits Drymen once a week.
phone: +44 1360 660824address: Drymen Square, G63 0BLIs reputed to be the oldest in Scotland (1734), nice food and good atmosphere.
phone: +44 1360 660123address: 5 Stirling Road, G63 0BWThe Drymen Inn is a newly refurbished, family run, Bar / Restaurant with letting rooms.
phone: +44 1360 660245address: The Square, G63 0BLA three-star hotel, reputed to be the most haunted in Scotland! Originally used as an inn, it has great character, if somewhat basic facilities. Creaking floorboards and mismatched furniture add to its charm. Food is somewhat hit and miss, as is the service.
phone: +44 844 387 6112address: 22 Main St
address: 11 Stirling RdB & B and hostel in a converted church