Killin and Local Area
The cottages situated as they are in the North East corner of the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park are a great place to be based to enjoy the many things to do and see in the surrounding area. We have outlined a few below, but there is much much more to see and do.
The Falls of Dochart are one of Scotland’s most famous natural land marks, as the river Dochart flows towards Loch Tay it tumbles and cascades over a series of scattered rocks in the heart of the village, below the falls is Ainchbuidh, the burial island of the Clan McNab.
There are many local walks including the Rob Roy Way, also note there is fishing available on the estate.
The village of Killin has a wide variety of shops including The Bridge End Mill, which stocks a vast selection of Scottish Souvenirs and general gifts. A bank, cash point, good quality restaurants and tea rooms, taxi services, garage and recovery service.
Ben Lawers National Nature Reserve
Ben Lawers National Nature Reserve, a range of mountains, connecting ridges, cliffs and lochans, home to the most celebrated collection of mountain plants in Britain
Killin Golf Course
Killin Golf Course, and clubhouse, a picturesque 9-hole course set in the beautiful scenery of the Perthshire Highlands. Book a tee time in advance email firstname.lastname@example.org
Cycling is a popular pursuit here, from gentle rides that suit the whole family to the more strenuous routes for the experienced for e.g. the National Cycle Route 7 on the new Sustrans Cycle route from Glasgow to Inverness passing through Killin
Bicycle hire available on the main Street
Loch Tay Crannog Centre
When you drive along Loch Tay from Killin in Perthshire you are sure to see a Crannog on the Loch. Crannogs are ancient loch-dwellings found throughout Scotland dating from 5,000 years ago. Crannogs were built on the loch to give extra protection to the families who lived in them. Why not visit the Loch Tay Crannog Centre to discover how and why these ancient people built their homes in the water?
Highland Adventure Safaris
Based near Aberfeldy in the heart of Scotland in Highland Perthshire, Highland Adventure Safaris offer award winning Land Rover Safaris and are a unique and exciting way to experience the freedom challenge and exhilaration of this scenic and fascinating environment
Dewars World of Whisky
Dewars World of Whisky is found on the outskirts of the town of Aberfeldy - a short distance from Killin. At the distillery you can take a guided tour and learn more about the art of how whisky is produced today, and how it was made in the early days