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Rowardennan Lodge, Loch Lomond.jpg
Looking east across Loch Lomond to Rowardennan
Rowardennan is located in Stirling
Rowardennan shown within the Stirling council area
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Coordinates: 56°09′19″N 4°38′31″W / 56.1553°N 4.6420°W / 56.1553; -4.6420

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. Rowardennan has a hotel, hostel and chalet accommodation.

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


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

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