Loch Lomond from Conic Hill
Scottish Mountain Walks

Conic Hill, Loch Lomond

Conic Hill At only 361 m high, Conic Hill may be lacking in height, but it certainly makes up for it in terms of the magnificent views over Loch Lomond. If it’s a bit of […]

Ben Venue from the main road
Scottish Mountain Walks

Ben Venue

Ben Venue Ben Venue is one of our favourite Trossachs mountains – see also Ben Aan and Ben Ledi. Although at 725m, it isn’t the highest, it probably has the most rewarding and spectacular views from […]

Ben Ledi
Scottish Mountain Walks

Ben Ledi

Ben Ledi Ben Ledi, which means the mountain of god, lies just past Callander  in the Trossachs. If coming from Stirling, and the M9 motorway, take the junction 10 exit, signposted for Callander and Crianlarich, […]

Loch Katrine from the Summit of Ben Aan
Scottish Mountain Walks

Ben Aan

Ben Aan Ben Aan in the Trossachs is one of Scotland’s most popular hills.   At only 340m high, it doesn’t take too long to climb, and the views at the top are truly stunning.  It […]

Lochs

Loch Rusky Osprey

Loch Rusky Osprey April 2018 Nice to see the ospreys back at Loch Rusky this year.   This has to be one of the easiest places in Scotland to view them.  The nest is quite […]

The Trossachs

The Achray Hotel

The Achray Hotel The Achray Hotel in the Trossachs, with Ben Venue in the background.

trossachs hotel
The Trossachs

The Trossachs Hotel

The old Trossachs Hotel with Loch Achray in the foreground. Well, to old folks like me it will always be the Trossachs Hotel, but these days it is some sort of high class timeshare apartments […]

Loch Venachar
The Trossachs

Loch Venachar

Loch Venachar Loch Venachar in the Trossachs, with snow on the mountains in the distance

Loch Rusky
Lochs

Loch Rusky

Loch Rusky Loch Rusky is a picturesque loch near Callander in the trossachs.

Loch Rusky
Lochs

Osprey

Osprey An Osprey catching a Trout on Loch Rusky in the Trossachs

Loch Rusky
Lochs

Loch Rusky

Loch Rusky A very bright start to the day’s fishing on Loch Rusky, near Calendar. In recent years, a pair of Ospreys have nested on the shores of the loch, and can often be seen […]

the trossachs
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The Trossachs

The Trossachs The Trossachs is a beautiful area of Scotland, situated just at the start of the highlands. It is perfect for a scenic drive, starting off with a stop in the bustling town of […]