KINLOCHARD (2 miles)
- The Wee Blether coffee shop serves delicious home baking,
breakfasts & lunches.
- Forest Hills is a large
hotel with a wide range of facilities including bars, restaurants, water sports and quad bikes.
ABERFOYLE (7 miles)
Has tourist information, various shops, restaurants, coffee shops and an art gallery.
- Post Office opens 8am-4pm, weekdays and 8am-noon Saturdays.
- Supermarket (Co-op) opens until 10pm Mon-Sat and until 6pm Sundays.
- Garage - has a selection of videos for hire (leave
phone number) and good variety of newspapers, open 7am-7pm every day.
- Butcher - We recommend the award-winning Aberfoyle Butcher for delicious locally produced beef, lamb, pork, game,
as well as terrines, pates, cheese & smoked products.
CALLANDER (18 miles)
A busy, colourful
holiday town, located below spectacular wooded crags, and overlooked by Ben Ledi, "mountain of God". There
are many interesting traditional & modern shops, restaurants, cafes, tourist information, visitor centre, leisure centre
& garage. Restaurants & pubs:
Munchy's - coffee shop & restaurant serving home cooked food.Atrium Café - bright spacious
restaurant serving delicious breakfasts & lunches - open till 5pm.
Sherry's Restaurant - snacks, high teas & meals all
day, and dinners in the evening.
The Myrtle Inn - home cooked food served at lunch & dinner time.
Waverley Hotel - family run, and renowned for fine food, cask
ales & friendly atmosphere - children eat free.
The Lade Inn (1 mile north of Callander) - as recommended by Egon Ronay, the AA, Britain's
Best Pubs Guide, "Which" and CAMRA good beer guide.
ARNPRIOR & BUCHLYVIE (17 & 15 miles)
An attractive villages on A811, south of Aberfoyle, with delightful panoramas
of the Campsie Fells & Carse of Stirling. Buchlyvie has a delicious tearoom and also pottery & craft shop.
DOUNE (22 miles)
A pretty village off A84 with several interesting antique & other shops,
and Doune Castle.