Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park is home to almost 16,000 people. Living and working in the scenic splendour of an ever changing landscape. A landscape that supports community life and creates a unique community landscape that takes us from Benmore in the Cowal peninsula to Tyndrum at the very North of the Park.
The changing nature of the Park supports community development in a number of ways from realising the value of cultural and built heritage to harnessing the resources in the environment for community gain.
Rural life can also be challenging and our communities are constantly working to overcome some of the challenges they face. Transport, recreation facilities, community enhancement, housing and employment are just some of the issues faced within the Park.
Here we will look at some of the activities going on around the Park and how the Community Partnership, through the development of community action plans, is helping support community life in the Park.
A community-led project to turn the town of Callander into the outdoor capital of Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park has been given £1.43million funding from the National Lottery. A grant of £1,430,300 has been awarded to the Callander Landscape Partnership through the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). HLF’s Landscape… Read more »
Working in partnership to deliver for Scotland Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park Authority has launched the National Park Partnership Plan 2018-23, setting out an ambitious vision for widening the environmental, social and economic benefits the Park has to offer. The Plan is the overall guiding vision for how… Read more »
Community Interest groups, Development Trusts and Community Councils are invited along to the next Lomond Area Network on Thursday 19th April at 7pm in the National Park HQ, Balloch. Save the date for an evening packed with essential information and networking. On the agenda; Announcement of the National Park Partnership Plan… Read more »
A community information event is being held on Saturday 24 March 10am - 3pm at the RSPB reserve hub in Loch Lomond inviting local residents, businesses, and visitors to be part of shaping its future. The RSPB have a long history of delivering projects on sites which work for both people and wildlife, at a… Read more »
Louis Stott, an award-winning historian and author based in Aberfoyle was joined in Gartmore by family members, special guests and TV presenter Paul Murton to launch his 2nd edition of ‘ The Enchantment of the Trossachs’, which first appeared in 1992. This publication which is one of a very small number of contemporary publications explores… Read more »