Balquhidder is a small hamlet located in rural Stirlingshire. Overlooked by the dramatic mountain terrain of the Braes of Balquhidder at the head of Loch Voil. Balquhidder church and Rob Roy’s grave are a popular sightseeing spot. There are a number of walks in the area, including Kirkton Glen and Creag an Tuirc and the National Cycle Network that connects several villages.
Strathyre is a village ideally placed for cycling holidays on the Sustrans Route 7 Cycle Network. There is a pub in the village as well as the Broch Cafe, village store and opportunities for outdoor activities. The community organises a number of events, including a Christmas market and bonfire night.