Walks

The Lendrick Hill & Dam Walk

This walk is one of a series of walks that start from The Glen Finglas Visitor Gateway. The paths are well marked, and well looked after. This is just one of nine marked trails of […]

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

Climbing Ben Venue in The Trossachs

Climbing Ben Venue in The Trossachs 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 […]

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 in the Trossachs is one of Scotland’s most popular hills.   At only 454 m high, it doesn’t take too long to climb, and the views at the top are truly stunning.  It should […]

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 near Callander in the Trossachs

Loch Rusky A very bright start to the day’s fishing on Loch Rusky, near Callander in the Trossachs. Rusky is beside the A81 road between Callander and The Lake of Menteith. The gate is padlocked, […]

the trossachs
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 Calander, then […]