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===By train===
 
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The [[West Highland Railway]] runs through Tyndrum. It should be noted that Tyndrum is the smallest settlement in the UK with more than one railway station. The stations are Upper Tyndrum and Tyndrum Lower, each serving a different branch of the railway due to the geography of the glen here. Upper Tyndrum is served by trains from [[Glasgow]] to [[Fort William]] and [[Mallaig]], in addition to the Caledonian Sleeper to/from [[London]] Euston. Tyndrum Lower is served by trains from Glasgow (and [[Edinburgh]] on summer Sundays) to [[Oban]]. The Glasgow/Oban and Glasgow/Mallaig trains join and split at [[Crianlarich]], a few miles down the glen.
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The [[West Highland Railway]] runs through Tyndrum. It should be noted that Tyndrum is the smallest settlement in the UK with more than one railway station. The stations are Upper Tyndrum and Tyndrum Lower, each serving a different branch of the railway due to the geography of the glen here. Upper Tyndrum is served by trains from [[Glasgow]] to [[Fort William]] and [[Mallaig]], in addition to the Caledonian Sleeper to/from [[London]] Euston. Tyndrum Lower is served by trains from Glasgow (and [[Edinburgh]] on summer Sundays) to [[Oban]]. The Glasgow - Oban and Glasgow - Mallaig trains usually join and split at [[Crianlarich]], a few miles down the glen.
  
 
All trains that operate to/from Tyndrum are operated by First Scotrail [http://www.scotrail.co.uk].
 
All trains that operate to/from Tyndrum are operated by First Scotrail [http://www.scotrail.co.uk].
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===By bus===
 
===By bus===
  
Scottish Citylink [http://www.citylink.co.uk] operate frequent daily bus services to and from [[Glasgow]], [[Fort William]] and the [[Skye|Isle of Skye]], in addition to [[Edinburgh]], [[Oban]] and [[Dundee]] in the summer season.
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Scottish Citylink [http://www.citylink.co.uk] operate daily bus services to and from [[Glasgow]], [[Fort William]] and the [[Skye|Isle of Skye]], in addition to [[Edinburgh]], [[Oban]] and [[Dundee]] in the summer season.
  
 
First Scotland East operates a bus service to and from [[Callander]] twice per day on schooldays only [http://www.firstgroup.com/ukbus/scotland_east/journey_planning/timetables/timetable.php?day=1&source_id=2&service=559/560&routeid=5329911&operator=25&source=sp].
 
First Scotland East operates a bus service to and from [[Callander]] twice per day on schooldays only [http://www.firstgroup.com/ukbus/scotland_east/journey_planning/timetables/timetable.php?day=1&source_id=2&service=559/560&routeid=5329911&operator=25&source=sp].

Revision as of 18:41, 29 August 2013

Tyndrum (Scottish Gaelic: Taigh an Droma) is a small village in Stirlingshire. It is located in the northern part of the Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park.

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Understand

Tyndrum is a quite popular tourist village, especially for walkers. The hills around Tyndrum offer fantastic hillwalking like the West Highland Way. It has a campsite, a hotel and many other accommodations for tourists and walkers.

Get in

By train

The West Highland Railway runs through Tyndrum. It should be noted that Tyndrum is the smallest settlement in the UK with more than one railway station. The stations are Upper Tyndrum and Tyndrum Lower, each serving a different branch of the railway due to the geography of the glen here. Upper Tyndrum is served by trains from Glasgow to Fort William and Mallaig, in addition to the Caledonian Sleeper to/from London Euston. Tyndrum Lower is served by trains from Glasgow (and Edinburgh on summer Sundays) to Oban. The Glasgow - Oban and Glasgow - Mallaig trains usually join and split at Crianlarich, a few miles down the glen.

All trains that operate to/from Tyndrum are operated by First Scotrail [1].

By bus

Scottish Citylink [2] operate daily bus services to and from Glasgow, Fort William and the Isle of Skye, in addition to Edinburgh, Oban and Dundee in the summer season.

First Scotland East operates a bus service to and from Callander twice per day on schooldays only [3].

By road

Tyndrum is a meeting point of the major A82 (between Glasgow and Inverness) and A85 (between Perth and Oban) roads.

Get around

The village is small enough to explore on foot. The long-haul Citylink services double as the local bus service in this part of the world, however one should bear in mind that tickets are very expensive if bought on the bus.

See

Do

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

Buy

  • The Green Welly Stop [4] - a petrol station renowned for selling various goods and souvenirs, notably green wellies. Also has facilities such as showers and a currency exchange.

Eat

Drink

Sleep

  • Camping: Camping site "By The Way" is the best in this area. [5]. You can set your tent, campervan or caravan here.

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