Callander is a popular tourist town situated on the River Teith and commonly known as the “Gateway to the Highlands”. It is on the border of the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park. A Victorian spa town that became popular due to the proximity of The Trossachs and Sir Walter Scott’s works including ‘Lady of the Lake’. The beautiful Bracklinn Falls and River Keltie have mesmerised people for generations. Travelling from the historic city of Stirling to the south, the town is known as the “Gateway to the Scottish Highlands”. There are fantastic walks available from the town: The crags with sweeping views over the town and beyond, Bracklinn waterfall, and the National Cycle Network Route 7 that follows the route of the old Callander to Oban railway.
Brig o’ Turk is a small rural community set in the beautiful environs of the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park. The publication of Sir Walter Scott’s “The Lady of the Lake” made the area popular with Victorian holiday makers, who could enjoy the circular drive through forests, lochs and mountains. Visitors can enjoy a jaunt on the SS Sir Walter Scott steamship at Loch Katrine. The area also features some top places to eat and drink, with the Brig o’ Turk Tea Room and the Byre Inn.