Welcome to Kilravock Callander Scotland
Kilravock Callander accommodation guide - everything you need to know before visiting Kilravock Callander Scotland. Room types, location, services, activities, facilities and information on Kilravock. Whether you are going for a holiday or a business trip to Callander in Scotland read all the accommodation information about Kilravock.
Kilravock self catering cottage is a spacious mews dwelling with main door access and off street parking. From the lounge the property enjoys truly magnificent views of the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park and in particular Ben Ledi.
There is a garden to the rear with secure indoor storage for bicycles and equipment. Kilravock, situated in Rob Roy country, is located in Bridgend, which historically is the oldest part of Callander, only a minute’s walk from the town centre or countryside.
Accommodation comprises a comfortable lounge with TV, video and stereo, dining area, one double and one twin bedroom, bathroom with both bath and shower and a fully fitted modern kitchen. Linen, towels, electricity and heating are included in our price and “well behaved” pets are welcome.
The property is non-smoking and we would ask the co-operation of our guests in applying this restriction.
Activities and Attractions
A superb Leisure Centre is located within two hundred meters incorporating a swimming pool with spa bath, steam room and sauna, an indoor bowling hall, climbing wall, a fitness suite, a sports hall, squash courts, out door tennis courts and a PGA golf course within a three minute drive.
Nearby lochs also offer a wide variety of water sports including water-skiing and sailing.
Close by is an outdoor bowling club for which we have a corporate membership.
Kilravock is the ideal base for exploring Scotland. Within a half-hour drive lies the new National Park Visitor Centre at the southern tip of Loch Lomond which provides a perfect vantage point for viewing the “bonnie, bonnie banks.
A fifteen-minute drive into the Trossachs will take you to Loch Katrine where the steam ship “SS Sir Walter Scott” still takes passengers for a sail down the loch as she has down since her construction in 1899. A ten- minute drive takes you to the Blair Drummond Safari Park and a memorable day out for all the family.
There are numerous monuments and castles to explore in the area, the most famous being Stirling and Doune, the imposing Wallace monument and Rob Roy McGregor’s grave in the remote highland village of Balquhidder.
Sample the distilleries and breweries, spin away time in the woollen mills, gather dust in the antiques centre or just exercise a little retail therapy.
There is a rail network nearby with trains running to a variety of locations including Edinburgh, Glasgow and Perth, taking the stress out of visiting Scotland’s major cities. Whether for activity or relaxation Kilravock can satisfy your needs.
Callander is an important part of the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park. A holiday destination with many pursuits available of varying degrees of exertion.
A modern Leisure Complex providing an extensive range of activities, excellent salmon and trout fishing (loch & river), breathtaking woodland and mountain walking, many miles of cycle paths and tracks (mountain bikes can be hired locally or for the more adventurous a tandem might suit). A superb base for touring the bens and glens of Scotland.
There are several scenic walks around the town including two starting immediately beside the Knowe Guest House. The first leads to the Callander Crags, which rise 1000ft above sea level and provide breathtaking views from its summit over the surrounding countryside.
The second leads to the Waterfall of Bracklin, a magnificent cascade. To the north west of the town lies Ben Ledi, rising 2875 feet, providing both rocky climbs for the mountaineers or easier paths for walkers. For those wishing a leisurely drive, the Trossachs, which start on the outskirts of town, provide a microcosm of Scottish landscape.
This area is well served with places to stop the car and enjoy the magnificent scenery. The town of Callander is both compact and convenient. Numerous hotels, bars and restaurants provide visitors with an extensive choice of refreshment and cuisine including a specialist fish restaurant.
The main street contains many shops with a variety of different products including an Internet café, keeping our visitors in touch with their loved ones.
Live entertainment is available at a number of different venues ranging from traditional Scottish celdhi to modern music or, for the more participative, karaoke. During the summer months the local pipe band performs in the square twice a week for appreciative visitors and locals.
Made famous at the beginning of the 19th century by the works of the novelist, Sir Walter Scott, Callander was established as a holiday destination. The present town was laid out in the 18th century. Its focal point is the well-proportioned Ancaster Square in front of St Kessogs Church, now home to the Tourist Information Office.
The building has been renamed, the Rob Roy Centre, after a famous local historical character. According to tradition St Kessog, a missionary from Ireland, first preached the gospel beside the Teith 14 centuries ago.
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