The Local Area
The Trossachs, made famous by Queen Victoria, Rob Roy and Sir Walter Scott, has many cycle tracks and fine walks. Also you can take a boat ride in a Victorian steamship on Loch Katrine (take a bike and cycle back 14 miles with a picnic), a ferry to the Island of Inchmahome, go to beaches on the shores of Loch Lomond; there’s horse riding, Go Ape, zip wire course, McLaren Leisure Centre, Segway, West Highland Way, Glengoyne Whisky Distillery, highland shops and restaurants in nearby Aberfoyle, Drymen and Callander, and there are a number of local golf courses. Stirling Castle, Wallace Monument and Bannockburn are just a short drive away. All within 10-30 minutes of the house.
Places To Eat
Black Bull in the Village (5 minutes walk) – www.blackbullhotel.net
Crossed Keys in Kippen (l5 minutes) – www.kippencrosskeys.com
Inn at Kippen (15 minutes) – www.innatkippen.com
Lake Hotel in Port of Menteith (10 minutes) – www.lake-hotel.com
Roman Camp in Callander (25 minutes) – www.romancamphotel.co.uk