Great food and drink all day
in Brig O' Turk at The Byre Inn. Call Jason on 01877 376292 or text 07788 316688 to reserve a table.
Hire a bike and discover miles of the Scottish countryside on cycle track
Bikes are available near to the Byre Inn in Brig O' Turk.
Many local hills including a few Grahams, Corbetts and Munros
Links to Walk Highlands website with route descriptions
There are also many lowland walks along lochs, rivers and through forests, avoiding the ascent of the hills
Fishing the local lochs and rivers
Fishing permits, bait and tackle are available from James Bayne in Callander on 01877 330218
- Loch Venachar
- Loch Achray
- Loch Lubnaig
- River Teith
- River Leny
- Lochan Reòidhte
- Loch Drunkie
Callander Golf Club is a great course, one of the most scenic in Scotland
Steam Ship SS Sir Walter Scott
A short cruise on and old steamship around Loch Katrine
Go Ape high ropes course and zip slide through the trees near Aberfoyle
A little further afield (15 miles) but nevertheless Deanston Distillery is our closest whisky distillery offering tours, tasting and sale of a fine range of single malts
Doune is around 14 miles and not far from Deanston Distillery. It is famous for Doune Castle where Monty Pythons Holy Grail was filmed.
Live music in many of the pubs in the area throughout the year
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Blair Drummond Safari Park
Again a little drive in the car, but worth it (16 miles). Blair Drummond Safari Park near Stirling is open from March to October. A great family day out
The Three Lochs Forest Drive
A forest drive passing three beautiful lochs – Lochan Reòidhte, Loch Drunkie and Loch Achray
Town of Callander
After leaving Brig O' Turk, Callander is the nearest town around 7 miles away. There is a wide variety of great pubs, cafes, restaurants, shops, leisure centre with a swimming pool, climbing wall and soft play area amongst many other activities. The nearest petrol station is in Callander.
Town of Aberfoyle
The town of Aberfoyle (8 miles) is reached via the Dukes Pass. A fun and scenic drive although sometimes impassable in the winter. Aberfoyle has a number of unique shops, cafes and restaurants together with a wildlife centre and a woollen mill with sheep herding demonstrations
City of Stirling
Stirling is around 21 miles from Brig O' Turk. It is famous for Stirling Castle and Wallaces Monument but has everything else you would expect from a city. Pubs, bars, restaurants, cafes, nightclubs, cinemas, bowling, shops...
City of Dunblane
A small picturesque city with Dunblane Cathedral, great walks and some interesting shops, cafes and restaurants...(19 miles)