Bracklinn Falls at Callander
Bracklinn Falls at Callander

The largest community in the Trossachs, and a centre for outdoor activities and shopping. Callander is an attractive town, with some unique shops, though many of the shops are geared to the tourists who throng here each year. Callander is situated at the southern end of the Pass of Leny.

From a car park on Braclklinn Road a lovely, mostly level trail leads to Bracklinn Falls, where the river plunges down a steep gorge with almost sheer sides This was a popular outing destination in the Victorian period, and it is easy to see why; the falls are spectacular here, though you are advised to take great care approaching the edge of the ravine, as a fall could prove disastrous.

Other popular walks include The Crags Walk, which offers spectacular views over the surrounding countryside.

North of Callander are the Falls of Leny. Access to this popular destination is sometimes closed due to treacherous footing on the path after heavy rains, so be warned!

Nearby is Glen Finglas, a popular outdoor activity centre managed by the Woodland Trust. Access via the car park at Little Drum, near Brig O' Turk.

Callander is a good centre to use a base for exploring the Trossachs. There is plenty of accommodation, and very good access to Loch Venechar, Loch Lubnaig, and north towards The Pass of Leny and Killin. The Tourist Information Centre on the High Street shows a 20 minute free film about Rob Roy and a 10 minute film about the Trossachs region.

Nearby:
Killin and the Falls of Dochart

About Callander
Address: Callander, Central Scotland, Scotland
Attraction Type: Town
Location: On the A84 12 miles west of Dunblane
Location map
OS: NN630080


HERITAGE

HeritageWe've 'tagged' this attraction information to help you find related historic attractions and learn more about major time periods mentioned.

Historic Time Periods:

Victorian

Find other attractions tagged with:

Victorian (Time Period) -


NEARBY HISTORIC ATTRACTIONS

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low to exceptional) on historic interest

Inchmahome Priory - 5.8 miles (Abbey) Heritage Rating

The Trossachs - 5.9 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Doune Castle - 7.5 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Loch Earn - 9.8 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Dunblane Cathedral - 10.2 miles (Cathedral) Heritage Rating

Argyll's Lodging - 12.4 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

Stirling Castle - 13 miles (Castle) Heritage Rating

Blackhill Roman Camp - 13.1 miles (Roman Site) Heritage Rating



Nearest Accommodation to Callander:

Self Catering   -   B&Bs/Guesthouses   -   Hotels


Nearest Self Catering Cottages

  More self catering near Callander

Show self catering cottages near Callander

Nearest Hotels

    More Hotels near Callander

Show bed and breakfasts near Callander

Nearest Bed and Breakfasts

  More bed and breakfasts near Callander