Aberfoyle is a charming village on the banks of the River Forth in the magnificent Queen Elizabeth Forest Park. The village is an ideal base to explore the Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park. Nearby your will find Loch Ard, which boasts exciting activities including water sports, many walking trails such as the Loch Ard Sculpture trail, fishing opportunities with permits available locally as well as Loch Katrine where you can hop on-board the the SS Sir Walter Scott or hire a bike and explore on 2 wheels.
Kinlochard is a hamlet nestled on the northern shores of Loch Ard in Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park. A tranquil but thriving hamlet at the head of Loch Ard, Kinlochard sits 4 miles (6.5km) west of Aberfoyle and is surrounded by fertile farmland lying to the north of the Queen Elizabeth Forest Park. Due to its location, it is a popular haunt of outdoor enthusiasts with the Go Country Adventure Park offering a range of activities including gorge walking, kayaking, climbing, abseiling and cliff jumping.
Stronachlachar is located at the western shore of Loch Katrine. A beautiful hamlet with access to The Sir Walter Scott passenger cruise this destination is immersed within the hills of the Trossachs. A genuinley great place to rest, relax and find your inner calm you can enjoy a breakfast, long lunch ro early dinner at the most amazing cafe in Scotland. If you like a view while you eat, drink and relax there is no where better.
Lake Of Menteith
The picturesque Lake of Menteith near Stirling is Scotland’s only lake. Inchmahome Priory is found on an island in the Lake of Menteith, which dates from 1238 and once served as a refuge for Mary Queen of Scots as an infant, and Robert the Bruce. There are many picnic spots where you can admire stunning scenery, and the nearby Menteith Hills boast a network of walking paths. The area is also popular with those who enjoy fly-fishing.
Braeval is a quiet little hamlet located between the villages of Aberfoyle and Gartmore. Host to several accommodations and set on the banks of the Forth river Braeval is the perfect destination for an idylllic trip to the Trossachs countryside. Only a short walk along the riverside path is Aberfoyle where there are many shops and places to eat, drink and find merryment.