Visit Lochwinnoch and explore the vibrant cultural life and busy events programme of this popular village.
Lochwinnoch is perfectly positioned for all kinds of outdoor activity. With great cycling links, water based adventures and accessible wildlife spotting, there’s something for everyone.
Bird-watchers will want to visit Lochwinnoch to enjoy the local RSPB Nature Reserve. Featuring woodland trails, bird hides, a raised watchtower and expansive views, RSPB Lochwinnoch is one of Scotland’s best wetlands. A new boardwalk will be opening in summer 2023, taking you even deeper into nature.
The Castle Semple Visitor Centre is a great base for outdoor sports and a gateway to the delights of the wider Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park. With a large carpark, cafe, and very accessible lochside trails, the visitor centre is popular year round.
Castle Semple is also home to Scotland’s first Royal Yachting Association Sailablility ‘Centre of Excellence’. With specialist staff, facilities and equipment, people of all abilities can enjoy access to water and land based activities.
Golf enthusiasts will enjoy a round at the local Lochwinnoch Golf Club. Beautifullly situatted in rolling countryside, the 18 hole course offers a challenge for all levels.
A highlight of village life, the fantastic Lochwinnoch Arts Festival takes place each spring, with supporting events throughout the year. With workshops, music, arts and literature, festival time is a great time to visit.
The local community in Lochwinnoch have recently created an online hub – packed with local information for both residents and visitors to the village. Check it out:
Living in Lochwinnoch
Lochwinnoch has excellent transport links with its own rail station and easy access to the A737 road.
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