Tag: trossachs

  • 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 ...

  • Gleneagles

    Three championship golf courses and more await you at Gleneagles in Perthshire, Scotland. They are part of the Gleneagles Golf Resort, the brainchild of Donald Matheson, General Manager of the Caledonian Railway Company over seventy-five years ago. He visualized a luxury hotel accessed by their trains with golf as a vacation attraction.

  • Aberfoyle

    The River Forth flows from the vast mountain range known as the Trossachs. Locally it is known as ‘Abhainn Dhubh’, which means black river when it is translated. On its long journey from the mountains it passes through the quaint little village of Aberfoyle that is situated southeast of Perthshire in Scotland.

  • Stirling

    Situated in central Scotland, Stirling is a timeless city filled with grace and splendor. Though still relatively new (it was only declared a city in 2002), Stirling has long been established as a town and castle fortress. The old town, which is situated in the shadow of Stirling Castle, has a very medieval flair. Here you will find numerous old buildings as you make your way ...

  • Stirling and Trossachs

    Stirling is the ideal place to get caught up in the history of Scotland. Not only do tales of historical figures abound here, but the magnificent castle of Stirling rises up against the skyline ready to captivate the imagination. The city of Stirling has a rich history - most of which started around 800 years ago when a little town in the area first received the name of Stirling.