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*The village is served by Crianlarich Railway Station on the [[West Highland Railway]] and services are operated by First Scotrail [http://www.scotrail.co.uk/]. The line diverges west to [[Oban]] and north to [[Fort William]] and [[Mallaig]] after the station. Crianlarich is also served by the 6 days a week ''Caledonian Sleeper'' service from Fort William to [[London]] Euston.
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*The village is served by Crianlarich Railway Station on the [[West Highland Railway]] and services are operated by First Scotrail [http://www.scotrail.co.uk/]. The line diverges west to [[Oban]] and north to [[Fort William]] and [[Mallaig]] after the station. Crianlarich is also served 6 days a week by the ''Caledonian Sleeper'' service from Fort William to [[London]] Euston.
  
*Scottish Citylink [http://www.citylink.co.uk/] operate frequent daily bus services to and from [[Glasgow]], [[Edinburgh]], [[Stirling]], [[Perth (Scotland) | Perth]], Oban and Fort William. The main bus stop is beside the Crianlarich hotel.
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*Scottish Citylink [http://www.citylink.co.uk/] operate frequent daily bus services to and from [[Glasgow]], [[Edinburgh]], [[Stirling]], [[Perth (Scotland) | Perth]], [[Oban]], [[Fort William]] and the [[Isle of Skye]]. The main bus stop is beside the Crianlarich hotel.
  
 
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*<sleep name="Ben More Lodge Hotel" alt="" address="Crianlarich, FK20 8QS" directions="" phone="01838 300210" url="http://www.ben-more.co.uk/" checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="" long="">The Ben More Lodge Hotel is a comfortable family run lodge hotel and restaurant set near the foot of one of Scotland's largest peaks - the massive 3,800 ft Ben More - in an area of spectacular mountain scenery.
 
*<sleep name="Ben More Lodge Hotel" alt="" address="Crianlarich, FK20 8QS" directions="" phone="01838 300210" url="http://www.ben-more.co.uk/" checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="" long="">The Ben More Lodge Hotel is a comfortable family run lodge hotel and restaurant set near the foot of one of Scotland's largest peaks - the massive 3,800 ft Ben More - in an area of spectacular mountain scenery.
 
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*<sleep name="Crianlarich Youth Hostel" alt="" address="Crianlarich, FK20 8QN" directions="" phone="0870 004 1112" url="http://www.crianlarichyouthhostel.org.uk/" checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="" long="">The hostel is in the small, friendly village of Crianlarich in the Scottish highlands - great-value self-catering accommodation with a warm welcome. It is easy to get here by car, bus or train.</sleep>
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*<sleep name="Crianlarich Youth Hostel" alt="" address="Crianlarich, FK20 8QN" directions="" phone="0870 004 1112" url="http://www.crianlarichyouthhostel.org.uk/" checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="" long="">The hostel is in the small, friendly village of Crianlarich in the Scottish highlands - great-value self-catering accommodation with a warm welcome.</sleep>
 
*<sleep name="Glenardran House" alt="" address="Crianlarich, FK20 8QS" directions="" phone="01838 300236" url="http://www.glenardran.co.uk/findus.asp" checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="" long="">3 star Visit Scotland approved guesthouse offering bed and breakfast accommodation in Crianlarich in the beautiful Western Highlands of Scotland.</sleep>
 
*<sleep name="Glenardran House" alt="" address="Crianlarich, FK20 8QS" directions="" phone="01838 300236" url="http://www.glenardran.co.uk/findus.asp" checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="" long="">3 star Visit Scotland approved guesthouse offering bed and breakfast accommodation in Crianlarich in the beautiful Western Highlands of Scotland.</sleep>
  

Revision as of 23:04, 14 September 2012

Crianlarich is a village in Stirlingshire, about 6 miles north-east of Loch Lomond with a population of less than 200.[1] A major junction of both rail and road, the village is located 8 miles (12km) north of Loch Lomond, is a popular stopping point on the West Highland Way, and is a useful base for exploring the Southern Highlands.

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Get in

  • Crianlarich is the meeting point of the major A82 (between Glasgow and Fort William) and A85 (between Perth and Oban) roads, hence the reason it is seen as a primary destination in Scotland.


  • The village is served by Crianlarich Railway Station on the West Highland Railway and services are operated by First Scotrail [2]. The line diverges west to Oban and north to Fort William and Mallaig after the station. Crianlarich is also served 6 days a week by the Caledonian Sleeper service from Fort William to London Euston.

Get around

  • Walk, cycle or use a car.

See

  • Ben More, [4]. One of the most popular Munros (a mountain over 3000 feet), it towers over Crianlarich and makes the village a popular base for those wishing to scale its slopes. For keen hill climbers. Make sure you are properly equipped!

Do

  • Crianlarich is located around half way along the famous West Highland Way so if you are a keen walker then you won't get bored!

Buy

  • Crianlarich Store, Station Road, FK20 8QN, 01838 300245, [5]. General store and Post Office.

Eat

  • Crianlarich Hotel, Crianlarich, FK20 8RW, +44 1838 300272, [6]. Locally sourced, freshly prepared food. Winner of the "Bar Food of the Year 2010" medal at the Scottish Hotel Awards. Awarded 1 AA Rosette in 2010 for hotel restaurant
  • The Rod and Reel, Main Road, Crianlarich, 01838 300271, [7]. Decent bar food

Drink

  • Crianlarich Hotel, Crianlarich (FK20 8RW), +44 1838 300272, [8]. Awarding hotel bar - open year round, walkers and outdoors folk welcome. Roaring log fires in winter.
  • The Rod and Reel, Crianlarich, FK20 8QN, 01838 300271. Local pub.

Sleep

  • Crianlarich Hotel, Crianlarich (FK20 8RW), +44 1838 300272, [9]. Award winning, 3-star hotel with 36 en-suite bedrooms. Open year round, ideal base for exploring Scotland. Rated in top 3 of all hotels in Loch Lomond National Park - winner of "Bar Food of the Year" medal at 2010 Scottish Hotel Awards.
  • Ben More Lodge Hotel, Crianlarich, FK20 8QS, 01838 300210, [10]. The Ben More Lodge Hotel is a comfortable family run lodge hotel and restaurant set near the foot of one of Scotland's largest peaks - the massive 3,800 ft Ben More - in an area of spectacular mountain scenery.
  • Crianlarich Youth Hostel, Crianlarich, FK20 8QN, 0870 004 1112, [11]. The hostel is in the small, friendly village of Crianlarich in the Scottish highlands - great-value self-catering accommodation with a warm welcome.
  • Glenardran House, Crianlarich, FK20 8QS, 01838 300236, [12]. 3 star Visit Scotland approved guesthouse offering bed and breakfast accommodation in Crianlarich in the beautiful Western Highlands of Scotland.

Contact

  • The Scottish Tourist Board [13] can be contacted on 0845 225 5121.

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