Self Catering Accommodation in Callander, The Trossachs, Scotland.
Frennich House is centrally located in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs
National Park. It sits in well-maintained, mature gardens and natural
woodland, and enjoys the atmospheric sight and sound of the River Turk
within its boundary.
Frennich House Accommodation
The accommodation is at ground level, accessed independently of the main
house, and has its own dedicated parking area. From the entrance porch,
you come in to an open-plan living/dining/kitchen area, with a double
bedroom and shower room. The perfect 'getaway' space for two people!
The living room has dining facilities, comfortable, seating, satellite
television, a DVD/video recorder and a radio/CD player.The well-equipped
kitchen includes a full electric cooker/oven, microwave oven, and a refrigerator
with freezer compartment.
The accommodation is centrally-heated throughout, and it is kept strictly
as a non-smoking, no pets establishment. Bed linen and all towels are
provided, with separate drying facilities for boots and outdoor clothing.
There is also secure, covered storage for bicycles. Visitors are free
to stroll around the gardens, and enjoy the wonderful woodland and riverside
walks. Or try your hand at some leisurely fishing!
If your stroll takes you further, there is a wide choice of restaurants
and shops within easy distance in Callander [7 miles] and Aberfoyle [8miles].
The accommodation is let out on a weekly basis Saturday to Saturday. We
look forward to seeing you!
· Free Parking On-Site
· No Smoking Permitted
Most of our visitors come to enjoy the many and varied walks and climbs
in the Trossachs at the heart of Scotland's first National Park. There
are also a number of interesting off-road cycle routes in the area and
we can offer safe garaging for your bikes.
We are well situated for touring the surrounding area: - Historic
Stirling, Scotland's newest designated City, is a mere half hour's
drive away, with the Castle, Wallace Monument and the
Field of Bannockburn to visit. Perth, Glasgow and Edinburgh
are all within a comfortable one-hour drive.
We can offer advice on day trips by car, for example: Balquhidder ( Rob
Roy's grave ), Killin (Falls of Dochart), Loch Tay (the Crannog Centre),
Glenturret (Scotland's oldest whisky distillery) at Crieff, and the Falkirk
If you wish a trip to the seaside, Oban is less than 2 hours drive away,
and the picturesque fishing villages on the Fife coast are within easy
travelling distance too. Other shorter, local trips we suggest while you
are here would be to the Queen Elizabeth Forest Park; Bracklinn Falls
and Inchmahome Priory on Lake of Menteith.
Queen Elizabeth Forest Park
In Aberfoyle, highly scenic uplands stretching from East Lochlomondside
to the heart of the Trossachs. Woodland walks, cycle routes, riding and
fishing. Queen Elizabeth Forest Park Visitor Centre audio/visual exhibitions
introduce you to the Forest Park. Picnic sites, shop and restaurant.
Bracklinn Falls (Callander)
Impressive wooded gorge with stepped falls on the Keltie Water. Follow
footpath for quarter mile from the car park to the falls. Path stops at
SS Sir Walter Scott (Loch Katrine)
The Historic steam ship Sir Walter Scott sails on Loch Katrine. Car and
coach parking, cycle hire, cafe, shop. Disabled facilities.
Inchmahome Priory (Port of Menteith)
A Beautifully situated Augustinian Monastery founded in 1238 with much
13th century building surviving. Briefly housed Mary Queen of Scots as
Ben A'an (The Trossachs)
Shapely peak, a distinctive Trossachs landmark. Steep, rocky path to summit
(1,326 ft / one mile) rewarded with spectacular views of the Trossachs,
lochs and beyond.
The River Turk bounds our peaceful gardens, and we have fishing rights
for this portion of the river. You are welcome to try your luck - we can
even lend you a rod! Further fishing is available in many of the rivers
and lochs within easy travelling distance - subject to obtaining permits.
Our visitors are free to enjoy the garden, either just to sit and relax
on one of the garden seats, or take a walk by the river and through our
Guests have marvelled at the great variety of birds, wild flowers and
fungi to be found in our 3 acres of garden and natural woodland on the
bank of the River Turk, and recently we have been visited regularly by
a red squirrel.
Brig o' Turk is 1 hours drive from Glasgow Airport: cross the river Clyde
by the Erskine Bridge and head for Loch Lomond [A82]. Take the A811 and
then the A81 to Aberfoyle, and finally the A821 to Brig o' Turk.
From Edinburgh Airport: 1.25 hours drive - take the M9 (Stirling) then
A84 (Callander) and after 1 mile take the A821 to Brig o'Turk.
Getting there from the Information Centre:
From Callander Tourist Information Centre head north on A84 for 1 mile
to Kilmahog. Turn left onto A821 and continue for 5 miles to Brig O'Turk.
Turn right at tea room and proceed for 0.5 miles before turning left for
From Aberfoyle Tourist Information Centre:
Take A821 from west end of village main street and proceed over Duke's
pass to Brig o' Turk. Turn left at Tea-room and proceed for 0.5miles then
turn left for Frennich House.
Getting there by Aeroplane:
From Edinburgh Airport join M9 to Stirling to junct10. Head for A84 Callander,
through to Kilmahog. Turn left onto A821, continue for 5miles to Brig
O'Turk. Turn right at tea room, proceed for 0.5miles, turn left for Frennich
From Glasgow Airport take M8 west for Erskine Bridge[toll].Proceed on
A82 to Balloch. Fol low A811 for approx 9 miles then turn left onto A81
for Aberfoyle.Take A821 out of Aberfoyle and proceed to Brig O'Turk, turn
left at tearoom & then turn left for Frennich House.
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