Landmark Visitor's Guide


East of Stirling




The Trossachs

Loch Lomond




The Isles

The Kintyre Peninsula

Landmark Visitor's Guide

Additional Information About Argyll, The Isles, Loch Lomond, Stirling and The Trossachs

Stirling, the Trossachs & Loch Lomond Region

Places of Interest


The Scottish Wool Centre
Tel 01877 382850
Open: October to March, 10am to 5pm. April to September, 9.30am to 6pm.
Saturday and Sunday, 9.30am to 6.30pm.

Inchmaholme Priory On island in Lake of Menteith, A81 4 miles (6km) east of Aberfoyle.
Access by boat from lakeside.
Historic Scotland Tel 0131 668 8830
Open: Apr-Sept, Mon-Sat 9.30am-6.30pm. Sun 2-6.30pm. Closed Oct-March.

Queen Elizabeth Forest Park Visitor Centre
Off the A821, 1 mile (2km) north of Aberfoyle
Tel 01877 382258
Open: Easter-Oct, daily, 10am-6pm. Oct-Dec 21, daily 12pm-4pm.

Sir Walter Scott
Trossachs Pier, east of Loch Katrine,
9 miles (14km) west of Callander
Tel 01877 376316
Open: Sailings late March to late October at various times.

Rob Roy and Trossachs Visitor Centre
Anncaster Square in centre of town
Tel 01877 330342
Open: Mar-May and Oct-Nov, 10am-5pm. Jun & Sept, 10am-6pm.
Jul & Aug, 9.30am-10pm. Dec-Feb, Sat & Sun 11am-4pm.

Rob Roy's Grave
West end of Balquhidder Churchyard
off A84 14 miles (23km) west of Callander
Open: At all times.


Castle Campbell
In Dollar Glen, 1 mile (2km) north of the village of Dollar
Historic Scotland Tel 0131 668 8830
Open: Apr-Sept, Mon-Sat, 9.30am-6.30pm. Sunday, 2-6.30pm.
Oct-Mar, Mon-Sat except Thursday afternoon and Friday, 9.30am-4.30pm.
Sunday 2pm-4.30pm.

Rumbling Bridge
A823 near Dollar
Open: At all times.


Doune Castle
Off A84 8 miles (13km) north-west of Stirling
Historic Scotland Tel 0131 668 8830
Open: Apr-Sept, Mon-Sat, 9.30am-6.30pm. Sun 2pm-6.30pm.
Oct-Mar, Mon-Sat 9.30am-4.30pm. Sunday, 2pm-4.30pm.

Doune Motor Museum
On A84 north of Doune
Tel 01786 841203
Open: Apr-Nov, daily, 9am-5pm.

Scotland's Safari Park
Between Stirling and Doune on the A84 at Blair Drummond
Tel 01786 841456
Open: Mar-Oct, daily from 10am-5.30pm.


Dean House
Cathedral Square
Tel 01786 824254
Open: May-Oct, Mon-Sat 10am-12.30pm 2pm-4.30pm.

Dunblane Cathedral
In Dunblane
Historic Scotland Tel 0131 668 8830
Open: Apr-Sept, Mon-Sat 9.30am-6.30pm. Sun 2pm-6.30pm.
Oct-Mar, Mon-Sat, 9.30am-4.30pm. Sun 2pm-4.30pm.


Callendar House
Callendar Park
Tel 01324 503770
Open: Monday-Saturday 10am to 5pm Sunday 2-5pm (April-September)

Dunmore Pineapple
North of Airth between Falkirk and Stirling
Tel 01738 631296
Open: Only available for viewing from outside.

Falkirk Museum
15 Orchard Street
Tel 01324 503770
Open: All year, Mon-Sat 10am-5pm. Apr-Sept, Sun 2pm-5pm.

Rough Castle
B616 6 miles (10km) west of Falkirk
Historic Scotland Tel 0131 668 8830
Open: At all times.


Hill House
Upper Colquhoun Street
Tel 01436 673900
Open: Apr-Dec, daily 1-5pm.


Ben Lawers
Off A827 14 miles (22km) west of Aberfeldy
Tel 01567 820397
Open: Visitor Centre, April to September daily 10am-5pm.

Breadalane Folklore Centre
By the Falls of Dochart
Tel 01567 820254
Open: Mar, Apr, May & Oct, 10am-5pm daily. Jun & Sept, 9.30am-6pm daily.
Jul & Aug, 9am-6.30pm daily. November, December & February, weekends only, 10am-4pm. Closed January.


Bannockburn Heritage Centre
Off the M80, 2 miles (3km) south of Stirling
Tel 01786 812664
Open: Apr-Oct, daily 10am-5.30pm. Phone to confirm winter opening times.

Stirling Castle
Central to town
Historic Scotland Tel 031 668 8830
Open: Apr-Sept, Mon-Sat 9.30am-5pm, Sun 10.30am-4pm.
Oct-Mar, Mon-Sat 9.30am-5pm. Sunday, 12.30pm-4pm.

Stirling Old Town Jai
l St John Street
Tel 01786450050
Open: Daily, all year, April to September, 9.30am to 5.30pm. Oct-March, 9.30am to 4pm.

Wallace Monument
Off A997 2 miles (3km) north-east of Stirling
Tel 01786 472140
Open: February, March & October, 10am-4pm,
Closed Wednesdays and Thursdays, April, May & September, daily, 10am-5pm.
June, July & August, daily 10am-6pm.

Other Useful Information

Tourist Information Offices

Main Street
Tel 01877 382352

Mill Trail Visitor Centre
Tel 01259 769696

Ancaster Square
Tel 01877 330342

2-4 Glebe Street
Tel 01324 620244

Main Street
Tel 01567 820254

Kincardine Bridge
Tel 01324 831422

Pirnhall Motorway Service Area
Near Stirling (Junction 9 on the M9)
Tel 01786 814111

Royal Burgh of Stirling
Entrance to Stirling Castle
Tel 01786 479901

Dumbarton Road
Tel 01786 445222

Main Street
Tel 01838 400246



Gean House ***
Tel 01259 219275


The Roman Camp**
Tel 01877 330003

Brook Linn Country House*
Tel 01877 330103


Castle Campbell Hotel**
Tel 01259 742519


Cromlix House***
Tel 01786 822125

Drymen By Loch Lomond

Buchanan Arms Hotel**
Tel 01360 660588

Near Stirling

Blairlogie House Hotel**
Tel 01259 761441

Port of Menteith

Lake Hotel**
Tel 01877 385258


Stirling Highland***
Tel 01786 475444

Campus Accommodation

Stirling University
Tel 01786 467140

Youth Hostels


St John Street
Tel 01786 473442


East of town
Tel 01786 474947

Additional Information

Argyll and The Isles Region

Places of Interest


Castle Tioram
Set on an islet in Loch Moidart, north of A861 and down a rough track.
Open: All year


Sea Life Centre
On A828, 11 miles (18km) north of Oban
Tel 01631 72529
Open: Mar-Nov, daily


Bowmore Distillery
On the island of Islay
Tel 01466 711441
Open: All year, Mon-Fri, Tours at 10.30am-2.30pm.

Bowmore Round Church
Tel 01496 810447
Open: Daily, 9am to dusk.


Library Museum
Hall Street
Tel 01496 552367

Dunstaffnage Castle and Chapel
4 miles (6km) north of Oban on A85
Historic Scotland Tel 0131 668 8830
Open: Apr-Sept, Mon-Sat 9.30am-7pm. Sun 2-7pm. Oct-Mar, Mon-Sat 9.30am-4pm. Sun 2-4pm.

McCraigs Tower
Above town of Oban
Tel 01631 63122
Open: At all times.

Oban Distillery
Stafford Street
Tel 01631 64262
Open: All year, Jan-Dec, Mon-Fri 9.30am-4.30pm plus Saturdays Easter to October.


Near Oban
Easdale Folk Museum
Open: 9am-4.30pm.


Dunollie Castle
Near Oban
Open: All reasonable times.


Inverary Castle and Gardens
Just outside Inverary
Tel 01499 302421
Open: Apr-Oct, daily 9.30am-6pm. Nov-Mar, daily, 10am-5pm.

Combined Operations Museum
Within Inverary Castle
Tel 01499 302203
Open: Apr-Oct, Mon-Sat 10am-1pm, 2pm-6pm. Closed Fridays.

Inverary Jail
Centre of Inverary
Tel 01499 302381
Open: All year, 9.30am-6pm.

Argyle Wildlife Park
2 miles (3km) through Inverary on the Campbeltown Road.
Tel 01499 302264
Open: Daily, 10am-5pm.

Island of Jura

Craighouse Distillery
Tel 01496 820240
Tours by appointment only.

Island of Mul1

Duart Castle
Off A849 east of Mull
Tel 01680 812309
Open: May-Oct, daily 10.30am-6pm.

Isle of Rhum

Kinloch Castle
Access from boat from Mallaig
Tel 01687 462026
Open: Mar-Oct as a hotel and hostel.


Achamore House Gardens
Island of Gigha
Tel 01583 505254
Open: All year, 10am until dusk.

Loch Lomond

Ben Lomond
B837 11 miles beyond Drymen.
Tel 0141 552 8391


Castle Sween
East shore of Loch Sween and 15 miles south-west of Lochgilphead
Historic Scotland Tel 0131 668 8830.
Open: All year

Crinan Canal

Crinan near Lochgilphead
Tel 01546 603210

Lock Awe

Kilchurn Castle
Tel 01786 450000
Open: Apr-Sept, Mon-Sat 9.30am-6.30pm, Sun 2-6.30pm.


World in Miniature
North Pier
Tel 01631 566300
Open: Mon-Sat 10am-5pm. Sun 2-5pm.

Port Appin

Castle Stalker
Island off-shore from A828 25 miles (40km) north of Oban
Tel 01883 622768
Open: By appointment.

Port Askaig

Bunahabain Distillery
Island of Islay
Tel 01496 840646
Open: All year, 9am-4.40pm. Closed at Christmas for 2 weeks. Tours by appointment.

Port Charlotte

Museum of Islay Life
Tel 01496 850358
Open: Easter-Oct, Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 2pm-4.30pm.

Port Ellen

Laphroaig Distillery
Isle of Islay
Tel 01496 302418
Open: All year but phone for tour times.

Port Glasgow

Newark Castle
Tel 01475 741858
Historic Scotland Tel 0131 668 8830
Open: Apr-Sept, Mon-Sat 9.30am-6.30pm, Sun 2pm-6.30pm.
Closed in winter.


Rothesay Castle
Tel 01700 502691
Historic Scotland Tel 0131 668 8830
Open: Apr-Sept, Mon-Sat 9.30am-6pm. Sun 2-6pm. Oct-Mar, closed Thursday mornings and Fridays.

Bute Museum
Stewart Street, Rothesay
Tel 01700 2248
Open: All year, Apr-Sept, Mon-Sat 10.30am-4.30pm.
Sundays Jun-Sept 2.30pm-4.30pm. Oct-Mar, Tues-Sat 2.30-4.30pm.

St Kilda
110 miles (177km) west of Scottish Mainland
Access by NTS organised trips.
Tel 01631 570000


Skipness Castle & Chapel
B8001, 10 miles (16km) south of Tarbert
Historic Scotland Tel 0131 668 8830
Open: All year.


Mull and Iona Folklore Museum
Isle of Mull
Tel 01688 302208
Open: May-Sept, Mon-Fri 10.30am-4.30pm,
Sat 10.30am-1.30pm.

Staffa Island

For boat rides from Mull telephone Richard and Judy Fairbairns.
Tel 01688 400223

Useful Information

Ferry Services
Caledonian MacBrayne
Tel 01475 634531

Campbeltown, Macrihanish
Tel 01585 552571

Oban Station
Tel 01631 563083

Tourist Information Centres

The Pier
Tel 01586 552056

Isle of Mull
Tel 01680 812377

7 Alexandra Parade
Tel 01369 703785

The Square, Bowmore
Tel 01496 810254

Front Street
Tel 01499 302063

Lochnell Street
Tel 01546 602344

Argyll Square
Tel 01631 563122

15 Victoria Street
Tel 01700 502151

Tarbert (Argyll)
Harbour Street
Tel 01880 820429

Tarbert (Loch Lomond)>
Tel 01301 702260

Isle of Mull
Tel 01688 302182


Isle of Iona

St Columba Hotel
Tel 01681 700304

Island of Isla

Bridgend Hotel*
Tel 01496 810212

Jura Hotel*
Craighouse, Jura
Tel 01496 820243

Loch Lomond

Cameron House Hotel**
Country Estate, Alexandria
Tel 01389 755565

Loch Lomond Youth Hostel
Tel 01389 850226


The Columba Hotel*
East Pier Road
Tel 01880 820808

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