If history is of interest to you, then there’s plenty nearby that will appeal. With Dunblane Cathedral and The Dunblane Museum within walking distance. Doune Castle, as featured in the Outlander TV series is 5 miles away. While Stirling Castle, one of the most historic castles in Scotland is 6 miles away. Or pay a visit to The Wallace Monument, one of Stirling’s most distinctive landmark’s – 5 miles.
Blair Drummond Safari & Adventure Park (9 miles) appeals to all ages with plenty to see and do. Briarlands Farm (10 miles) has lots of outdoor activities and farm animals to visit, while the indoor tearoom is the ideal place to refuel. Wellsfield Farm Park (11.5 miles) offers a range of activities for all weathers. 7 miles away in Stirling, there is the Vue cinema and The Peak sports village.
Hill walking, cycling, sailing, fishing, horse riding and golf are all available close by. Dunblane has its own golf course and tennis club while the world famous Gleneagles championship golf course is 13.5 miles away. The Stirlingshire area is home to many Munros for a day of hill walking. The nearby town of Callander has plenty of opportunity for cycling and fishing too.
If you would like to venture further afield, our holiday home is within easy reach of both rail and road links and the perfect base for day trips. Edinburgh, Glasgow, Perth, Dundee, St Andrews, Aberdeen, Inverness are all well worth a visit. Stirlingshire is known as the ‘Gateway to the Highlands’ if you would like to venture up north.
There’s an abundance of outstanding scenery on our doorstep at the Gardener’s Cottage. The Trossachs National Park, Queen Elizabeth Forest Park and Loch Lomond all offer outstanding views and are a great day out. Each location has plenty of nature trails, water activities and fun for the whole family.
Rest & Recharge
If you want to recharge your batteries, the Gardener’s Cottage is the perfect place. Enjoy relaxing in front of the wood burner or in the garden where rabbits, pheasants, squirrels and deer are regular visitors. The tranquil and private gardens of our holiday home make it the ideal place to relax.