'''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 Highlands.
*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.
* 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 .