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Killin lies at the confluence of the rivers Dochart and Lochay. It is surrounded by hills and borders Loch Tay. Close by are a number of hills and mountains including the Tarmachan Ridge and Ben Lawers. It is renowned for its stunning scenery and wild life. Ardeonaig is situated on the south shore of Loch Tay, eight miles east from Killin..
The Killin and Ardeonaig area has a wide range of facilities including shops, School, Bank, Library, Laundry, Halls, Hotels, restaurants, guest houses, self catering accommodation, tea rooms, The Old Mill which is a thrift shop, craft shop and visitor advice centre run by volunteers, Churches and a Caravan Park. It is well served by local tradespeople and is noted for being friendly, caring and welcoming to visitors. Situated by Loch Tay it provides opportunities for hill walking, climbing, fishing, golf, canoeing, and exploring. It is surrounded by evidence of pre-existing townships, roads, tracks and sheilings. A wide variety of flora and fauna and remnants of ancient woodlands may be found within walking distance of Killin. “Killin, a guide for visitors” is available from the Old Mill which gives many local options for activities in the area.
Local attractions include the Falls of Dochart, Fingal’s Stone signposted from the Breadalbane Park, Killin Parish Church built 1744, Sron na Clachain, Morlanich Longhouse in Glenlochay (OS NN562 342) , Kinnell Standing Stones (OS NN 577 328), Falls of Lochay, the Core Pathway to the head of Loch Tay, forest pathways and cycle tracks.
Support for activities such as golf, cycle hire, canoe hire, shooting, fishing and ghillies can be found locally and it can be an ideal spot to accommodate a variety of interests for a two week family holiday.
What to see around Killin