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  • Golf Courses

    Callander

    Scotland is usually associated with seaside links courses but there are lovely inland golf clubs like the Callander Golf Club that allow you to play a challenging round of golf in one of the most scenic parts of the country. Located in the picture postcard surroundings of the Trossachs uplands in Central Scotland, the Callander golf course is a short tight course of 5125 yards. It is within ...

  • Perthshire

    Callander

    If you are thinking of visiting the eastern side of the Trossachs National Park in Scotland, you will likely already be considering Callander as a tourist resort. This stunning little highland town is filled with B&Bs, log cabins, lodges and self-catering cottages, making it the ideal place to stay when visiting Perthshire or the Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park. Callander is considered ...

  • Attractions

    Wallace Monument

    Enjoy the beauty which seeps through the gothic architecture of this astounding monument dedicated to immortalizing the memory of Sir William Wallace - a hero to the Scottish people. This magnificent building, which rises up to 220 feet or 67m high, came into existence in 1869 on the former site of the ancient Pictish hill fort in the time of nationalism that was far-reaching ...

  • Nature Reserves

    Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park

    Even though the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park is a mere hour outside of Glasgow, this Scottish National Park is far removed from the busy city streets and fast paced lifestyle. It covers an area of approximately 1 865 square kilometers, and within the National Park borders are the communities of Arrochar, Callander, Balloch, Tyndrum, Port of Menteith, Tyndrum and ...

  • Distilleries

    Glengoyne Distillery

    Glengoyne whisky is distilled in the Highlands and matured in the Lowlands! Glengoyne is just fifteen miles away from Glasgow and is situated on the Highland Line, the symbolic border separating the Highlands and the Lowlands. The Glengoyne Distillery has been built in a wooded valley beneath the rolling Campsie Hills at the gateway to the Highlands. It is one of the most picturesque ...

  • Attractions

    Scotland Lochs and Rivers

    Due to its long coastline, plentiful rivers and large inland lakes, the people of Scotland have long been involved in fishing and ship building. Today there are still quite a few fishing hamlets as well as many large cities which have evolved from their prominent positions by strategically important waterways.

  • Regions

    Southern Scotland

    The main towns in the region of Southern Scotland are Glasgow, Stirling and Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland. Each of these cities are worth a visit in their own right. Because of its situation, Southern Scotland has seen the most battles between Scottish and English armies in Scotland. However, the wars have long since ceased and left Southern Scotland a place of peace and natural ...

  • Argyll

    Loch Lomond

    If you're looking for the perfect holiday destination in Scotland, Loch Lomond is probably it. This is the largest fresh water Loch to be found in Britain, and boasts pristine mountains, crisp, clean air and sparkling deep waters.

  • Regions

    Glasgow and Clyde Valley

    Immediately South of Stirling and Loch Lomond lies the region known as Glasgow and Clyde Valley. This area portrays much of the charm and character of all of Scotland - so much so that's it's often been called little Scotland. Here you will find a little bit of everything - from beautiful cities to pristine natural habitats.

  • Regions

    Argyll

    Argyll is situated on the Western coast of Scotland and has a variety of attractions to appeal to every taste. Because the region is costal is also includes several islands and waterways which mean that ferries and water activities are commonplace. Argyll can be split up into several areas - each with its own unique appeal. Right at the top of the region you'll find North Argyll ...