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Crianlarich

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'''Crianlarich''' (Scottish Gaelic: ''A' Chrìon Làraich'') is a village in [[Stirlingshire]], about 6 miles north-east of [[Loch Lomond]] with a population of less than 200.[http://www.stirling.gov.uk/stirling_at_a_glance.pdf] 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 [[Scottish Highlands|Highlands]].
==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. Interestingly. there are more direction signs pointing to Crianlarich than any other location in the UK.
*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.===By road===
*Crianlarich is the meeting point of the major A82 (between Glasgow and Inverness) and A85 (between Perth and Oban) roads, hence the reason it is seen as a primary destination in Scotland. Interestingly. there are more direction signs pointing to Crianlarich than any other location in the UK. ===By rail=== 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. ===By bus=== Scottish Citylink [http://www.citylink.co.uk/] operate frequent daily bus services to and from [[Glasgow]], [[EdinburghOban]], [[StirlingFort William]], and the [[Perth (Scotland) Skye| PerthIsle of Skye]], in addition to [[ObanEdinburgh]], and [[Fort WilliamDundee]] and in the [[Isle of Skye]]summer season. The main bus stop is beside the Crianlarich hotelHotel. 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].
==Get around==
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