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Scottish Gaelic: Rubha Aird Eònain
Rowardennan Lodge, Loch Lomond.jpg
Looking east across Loch Lomond to Rowardennan
Rowardennan is located in Scotland
 Rowardennan shown within Scotland
OS grid reference NS360990
Civil parish Buchanan
Council area Stirling[1]
Lieutenancy area Stirling and Falkirk
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town GLASGOW
Postcode district G63 0xx
Dialling code 01360
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Stirling
Scottish Parliament Stirling
List of places

Coordinates: 56°09′19″N 4°38′31″W / 56.15539°N 4.64203°W / 56.15539; -4.64203

Rowardennan (Gaelic: Rubha Aird Eònain) is a small rural community on the eastern shore of Loch Lomond in Scotland.[1] It is mainly known as the starting point for the main path up Ben Lomond.[2]

Rowardennan is at the northern end of the public road, but the West Highland Way passes through the area and continues north along the side of the loch. Rowardennan has a hostel and camping for hikers on the West Highland Way. A small passenger ferry crosses the loch to Tarbet on the opposite shore.

It appears as "Dennan's Row" in Walter Scott's poem The Lady of the Lake.


  1. ^ a b "Rowardennan". Gazetteer for Scotland. Retrieved 15 December 2014. 
  2. ^ Walking the West Highland Way. Lonely Planet. 

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