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Hotel KillinKillin Hotel, Main Street, Killin, Killin, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park FK21 8TP, Scotland Find the best deal, compare prices and read what other travelers have to say at TripAdvisor.

Rent a Self Catering Cottage in Killin Scotland

Rent a Self Catering Cottage near Killin, Scotland. Nestling beneath the dramatic peak of Ben Lawers, Craggantoul enjoys unrivalled views over Loch Tay and provides an ideal place to relax.

 

Picturesque Killin has the Falls of Dochart, beautiful in fine weather and impressive when in spate. There are standing stones from the Bronze Age, as well as the Healing Stones of St. Fillan and the grave of the Celtic hero Fingal. Finlarig Castle has a beheading pit and hanging tree. The area provides good walks with views of Ben Lawers and Loch Tay, and a wide range of wildlife. Excellent areas for hillwalkers.

Ben Lawers is Perthshire's highest mountain at 1,214m (3,980 ft) with views from the Atlantic to the North Sea. In the Scottish National Trust's care are 3,374 hectares of the southern slopes of the Lawers range and 1,348 hectares of the Tarmachan range, noted for a rich variety of mountain plants. Birds include raven, ring-ouzel, red grouse, ptarmigan, dipper and curlew. There is also a nature trail, now fenced to exclude sheep to allow the restoration of the vegetation.

Old Killin, Kenmore and Loch Tay (Stenlake) Old Killin and Loch Tay. For long the area of influence for the Campbells of Breadalbane, the area around Loch Tay was subject to their improvements to the land and also their clearance of many people from the area in the nineteenth century. However, the family were largely responsible for the arrival of the railway and the development of many local industries, as well as the provision of housing, churches, hostelries and even the passenger ships that once steamed around the loch. Among the bygone sights featured in this comprehensive history, are the steamships Queen of the Lake and Lady of the Lake, the Killin Hotel before its fire in the 1930s, and Taymouth Castle in its magnificent heyday. Other communities featured include Lawers, Acharn, Ardeonaig,

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