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Callander is served by Citylink's [[Edinburgh]] to [[Fort William]] service, and by local buses from [[Stirling]].
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Callander is served by frequent local buses from [[Falkirk]] and [[Stirling]], in addition to a service from Tyndrum and [[Crianlarich]] twice per day on schooldays only [http://www.firstgroup.com/ukbus/scotland_east/journey_planning/timetables/index.php?depart_from=Callander&operator=25&page=1&redirect=no].
  
 
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Being such a relatively small town, Callander offers limited shopping opportunities. However, there is a reasonably sized Tesco on the outskirts of town, and a number of quirky little shops selling the usual tourist knicknacks.
  
 
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*<eat name="Poppies Hotel" alt="" address="Leny Road, Callander" directions="" phone="01877 330329" url="http://www.poppieshotel.com/" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">A warm welcome, great service and simple but well-cooked and locally sourced food make Poppies Hotel a very popular destination. Reservations are highly recommended.</eat>
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*<sleep name="Briar Cottages" alt="" address="Lochearnhead" directions="M9/J1O, A84, A85" phone="01567 830443" url="http://www.stayatbriar.co.uk" checkin="" checkout="" price="from £350 pw" lat="" long="">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. </sleep>
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*<sleep name="The Knowe" alt="" address="Ancaster Road, Callander" directions="" phone="01877 330076" url="http://www.theknowecallander.co.uk/" checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="" long="">A very high class B&B located just off the main street in Callander, The Knowe offers first-class hospitality, rooms that are decorated to an extremely high standard, and an absolutely fantastic cooked breakfast! Rooms start at £65 per night.</sleep>
  
  
 
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Revision as of 17:19, 25 November 2012

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 frequent local buses from Falkirk and Stirling, in addition to a service from Tyndrum and Crianlarich twice per day on schooldays only [2].

Get around

See

Do

Buy

Being such a relatively small town, Callander offers limited shopping opportunities. However, there is a reasonably sized Tesco on the outskirts of town, and a number of quirky little shops selling the usual tourist knicknacks.

Eat

  • Poppies Hotel, Leny Road, Callander, 01877 330329, [3]. A warm welcome, great service and simple but well-cooked and locally sourced food make Poppies Hotel a very popular destination. Reservations are highly recommended.


Drink

Sleep

  • The Knowe, Ancaster Road, Callander, 01877 330076, [4]. A very high class B&B located just off the main street in Callander, The Knowe offers first-class hospitality, rooms that are decorated to an extremely high standard, and an absolutely fantastic cooked breakfast! Rooms start at £65 per night.


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