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Revision as of 01:14, 16 September 2010

Callander is a town in Stirlingshire, Scotland. It is one of the main centres for visiting the Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, and is often referred to as The Gateway to the Highlands.

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By Car

Callander is on the A84 Stirling to Lochearnhead road.

By Bicycle

Callander is on the National Cycle Network [1] route 7 Inverness to Glasgow. The cycle track heading North follows the route of the former railway towards Kilmahog and Strathyre.

By Train

There is no train station in Callander. The nearest train station would be Dunblane.

By Bus

Callander is served by Citylink's Edinburgh to Fort William service, and by local buses from Stirling.

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  • Briar Cottages, Lochearnhead (M9/J1O, A84, A85), 01567 830443, [2]. Briar cottages are self catering holiday cottages for 4 facing south with stunning views over Loch Earn in the village of Lochearnhead less than 90 minutes from Edinburgh and Glasgow and 14 miles from Callander. Hosts Fraser and Kim Proven live on the three acre landscaped grounds in a restored 300 year old b listed thatched cottage. The 250ft loch garden has a jetty, moorings and slipway and guests may fish in season March 15th to October 6th. There are 2 water sports centres, 2 hotels, a cafe, grocer and post office in the village. National cycle route 7 runs alongside the village on the old Callander to Oban railway line. An ideal location for golf, walking, Munro climbing, cycling, fishing and water sports. from £350 pw.


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