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Things to do around Loch Ard

Altskeith Country House is the perfect setting for anyone looking to explore the Trossachs. From the house you can fish from our own beach or launch your boat on to the Loch. Loch Ard is stunning, with small islands and a crannog to explore.

Within 1 mile of the property there is a hotel spa and swimming pool, clay pigeon shooting and farm walks, Go Country the water sports park, with hamster ball and an iceberg as well as canoeing on the Loch. They also offer archery, abseiling, cliff jumping and gorge walking.

Opposite the house is Queen Elizabeth Forest with many routes and trails to explore for ramblers and cyclists. Or you can book a 4 x 4 forest safari.

There is an abundance of wildlife in the area from osprey, red squirrel , wild goats and pine martins. We have even spotted red and roe deer in our garden.

Aberfoyle is located 3.5 miles from Altskeith Country House. There is an 18 hole golf course as well as Go Ape, the longest zip wire and hire wire forest adventure. An ideal option for groups to explore together. Quad biking, horse riding, segway driving are also available in the area.

Loch Katrine is the home of the steamship “Sir Walter Scott” a great cruise for scenery and photography enthusiasts.

Inchmahome Priory set on an island in the Lake of Menteith, is an idyllically situated Augustinian monastery dating from 1328.

Glengoyne Distillery is approximately 12 miles away at Dumgoyne. There you can blend your own whiskey and bring it home to sample.

Blair Drummond Safari park is about 30 minutes drive, close to Stirling, which also has the fabulous Stirling Castle and Wallace Monument.

We are happy to arrange trips and outings for you to find the best of the area.

 

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