Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Tarbet

Tarbet, a hamlet in Arrochar parish, Dumbartonshire, on the western shore of Loch Lomond, 1¾ mile E by N of Arrochar village at the head of Loch Long. It has a steamboat pier and a large hotel. All the Loch Lomond steamers call at it; and many tourists pass from it across the isthmus to Arrochar. It stands on the road from Inveraray to Dumbarton by way of Luss.—Ord. Sur., sh. 38, 1871.

(F.H. Groome, Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland (1882-4); © 2004 Gazetteer for Scotland)

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a hamlet"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Arrochar ScoP       Dunbartonshire ScoCnty
Place: Tarbet

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