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  • Stirling and Trossachs

    Dunblane

    Welcome to Dunblane, a town of old world charm and beauty. This quiet town lies near the mountains of the Perthshire peaks. Dunblane was dicoverd in 602 A.D. by the Celtic missionary St. Blane. Today, Dunblane is one of Scotland’s smallest cities. You will be amazed by its rich and colorful heritage. Many visitors are intrigued by the architecture in Dunblane that dates back to the ...

  • 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 ...

  • Distilleries

    Glendronach Distillery

    Little has changed in Glendronach Distillery since the Victorian era. The distillery was founded in 1826 by James Allardice who led a consortium of farmers and businessmen. It is set on the gentle, green slopes of the Valley of Forgue in the heart of Aberdeenshire’s castle country'. The distillery and its whisky get their name from the Dronac burn that flows through the grounds.

  • Perthshire

    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.

  • Castles

    Ethie

    Fans of Sir Walter Scott will recognize Ethie Castle as the inspiration for 'Knockwinnoch' in the novel 'The Antiquary'. Located north of Dundee, Carnoustie, and Arbroath on the east coast of Scotland, Ethie Castle is a short distance from the beautiful Angus Glens, home to eagles, buzzards, deer and some of the most breathtaking surroundings in Scotland. Ethie Castle is an ancient sandstone ...