Things To Do - Activities and Events - Lochearnhead
Visit the BLiSS trail of art installations mapped at www.robroycountry.com/blisstrail. Follow the trail around four neighbouring villages: Balquhidder, Lochearnhead, Strathyre and St Fillans. You can preview a slide show of the award winning sculpture and outdoor art installation trail. Our local tourism group (LETi) won a regional Scottish Thistle Award for this trail
Whats On Monthly event information for Lochearnhead, Stirlingshire, The Trossachs and The Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park See Foot of this page
There are many things to do and see around Lochearnhead including sports and outdoor activities, tourist attractions and unique annual events in the village.
Food lovers are spoilt for choice with area restaurants.
Lochearnhead is so central within Scotland that you can experience wonderful scenic day trips by car.
Events, Attractions & Tourist Information
VisitScotland Tourist Information Centre: Your nearest VisitScotland Information Centre is in Callander. Advisors will provide inspiration and ideas on places to visit, things to see and do, where to stay and eat in the Trossachs and further afield. Pick up free leaflets, ask questions and browse quality gifts, souvenirs, local crafts, jewellery, clothing, books, maps. Buy tickets for many local events, like the Callander Jazz Festival, cruises on Loch Katrine or Loch Lomond with reduced entry to Historic Scotland properties. Guests can
also pre-book CalMac ferries to the islands.
Shopping: 1: Visit MHOR-In-Store at Kingshouse Balquhidder (c 2 miles) for cashmere, jewellery, candles, paintings, interiors and other quality gifts and designer artist products. 2: Trial Stirling Shopping Bus from Lochearnhead to Stirling. Christmas shopping for £5 return starts 2nd December 2017 via Stirling Council. The bu runs every 2 weeks for 4 month and stops in Balquhidder and Strathyre. Printed timetables in the cottages and local shops 3: Lochearnhead village shop opens 9 to 5 and closes for lunch 1- 2pm. Good selection of essentials, plus newspapers, fishing permits in season and more. Say hello to owner Owen Mckee and his team, Hattie and Noretta. Buy The Villagers newspaper (£1) for local info and Whats on.
4: Order groceries to be delivered to your cottage using postcode FK19 8PU with Asda, Tesco and Sainsbury's
experience.thefamousgrouse.com/ Ask us for the special 10% discount code for any of the Grouse Whisky Experience options when you stay with us
Aquila Ecology Nature Walks
Explore the regions flora and fauna accompanied by our local experts. An abundance of creatures and wild plants to spot including bat detection, dippers, eagles, red squirrels, badgers, wild orchids and so much more. Find out about organised walking events or talk to the team about your family or parties preferences. Contact Andrea Hudspeth 07960 391297 based in St Fillans at Aquila Ecology
Holistic Therapy Treatments at Briar Cottages
Contact Alison Inglis to discuss your choice of treatment Tel: 07796 327765 and book a session in the comfort of luxury Briar Steading or pet friendly Little Briar Cottage on Loch Earn.
Energy balancing organic facials, Indian Champissage (head massage), Indian Ayurvedic (foot massage), Swedish style deep tissue massage and more. From £25 for 30 minutes. Visit Rejuvenating and re-balancing massage treatments for full details.
Learn the art of Indian Head Massage on weekend Diploma Certificate courses. Visit the enchanted cottage pop up shop in Balquhidder for magical gifts and organic beauty and health products and therapies.
Guests can play petanque in the loch garden at Briar Cottages. There is also a petanque boulodrome and scoreboard at The Broch Cafe in Strathyre open 7 days. Free to play though it is customary to at least buy a beverage in return for borrowing the boules, cochonnet, starting rings and measuring string. You may find that the home baked cakes and scones are too tempting. Why not make a day of it and have lunch between games. Great fun for all ages and the hosts Bill and Lesley can assist with the rules of play.
Look out for information and activities celebrating Year of History Heritage and Architecture 2017
Visit other towns and attractions in Scotland from Lochearnhead: Lochearnhead is so central within Scotland that you can easily explore other places and attractions, e.g. Killin and The Falls of Dochart, Horse Riding and segway at Rednock Farm (17 miles), Auchingarrich wildlife park in Comrie, Sea World at Loch Lomond, Doune Castle and Stirling Castle, The Scottish Antique centre Doune, Grouse Distillery Glenturret, Crieff, The Peak Leisure Centre Stirling (swimming, indoor wall climbing, ice skating). Go Ape Forest Tree Tops rope walk, Aberfoyle, Crieff Hydro, Loch Katrine steam ship cruises and cycle hire, The Falkirk Wheel, The Kelpies and The Helix Park plus Callander Park House, Falkirk, Oban on the west coast with ferries to Mull and Kerera, Glencoe with a chair lift into the mountains for walks in summer or skiing in winter, Rob Roy MacGregor's Burial Place in the kirk (church) at Balquhidder, Hidden Glen Safaris Balquhidder (a Land Rover picks you up to see deer and eagles off road in the Braes of Balquhidder), Gold Panning and the old Cinema at Aberfeldy, The Crannog (Iron Age Thatched House in Water) at Kenmore, oldest Yew tree in Europe at Fortingall, Sustrans cycle track 7 on The Rob Roy Way passes Lochearnhead with lovely off road walks on the old disbanded railway line including The Glen Ogle Trail, Inverary Castle and jail. Stirling (30 miles) Perth city (40 miles). Glasgow and Edinburgh cities (less than 60 miles by road or park at Stirling Railway Station for £3.50 all day and take the train or get on at Dunblane. Day trip to Inverness via Fortwilliam. Day trip from Crianlarich train station via Fortwilliam to Mallaig.
Whats On June 2018 in
The Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park
Find out whats on in Lochearnhead and Stirling
Please visit www.visitscotland.com/events for national information
National and Regional Scottish Thistle Award winning
Sculpture and art installation trail
Linking; Strathyre, Balquhidder, Lochearnhead and St.Fillans villages.
For other Lochearnhead, Balquhidder, Strathyre, St Fillans events visit robroycountry.com/local-events
The Crown Hotel,Callander
13 Main Street FK17 8DU
Folk music Sunday 8.30—11.30pm
Meals served all day until 9pm.
The Old Rectory
Leny Road,Callander,FK17 8AL
Scots Folk Music
Wednesdays 8.30pm &
Meals served all day Sunday
The Lade Inn, Kilmahog
By Callander,FK17 8HN
Scots Folk Music
Meals available, booking advised.
01/06 Pure Malt
09/06 Pure Malt
16/06 Pure Malt
23/06 Pure malt
29/06 John Davidson
Meals available bookings advised.
The Riverside Inn
Leny Road, Callander,Fk17 8AL
Live music, Saturdays 9pm—12pm
Dalgair House Hotel
Friday & Saturday evenings
Ceilidh and Hog Roast
Midsummer Dance Party
Saturday 23d June 2018
Balquhidder Hall 20th Celebration
Tickets £12 for details visit
Introduction to wildflower identification
Saturday 9th June 1pm—5pm
Glen Finglas, Brig o’ Turk
Visitor Gateway FK17 8HR
Booking essential 03303335302
Gardens Open for Charity
The Japanese Garden at
Cowden Dollar FK14 7PJ
Sunday 3d June 12—6pm
The Mill House
Kippen Road, Fintry, G63 0YD
9th---17th June 10am—5pm
Except Monday 11th -12am—5pm.
West Stirlingshire, FK8 3DN
Sunday 17th June 1.30—5.30pm
Tullibody Road, Alloa, FK10 2EL
Tuesday 19th 2—5pm
Arnprior , FK8 3EY
Sunday 24th 2—5pm
St Fillan’s Episcopal Church,
Killin FK21 8TN
Opposite McLaren Hall
Come and try Ukulele Workshop
Saturday 16th June 1.30—2.30pm
Ages11 years +
St Fillan’s Episcopal Church
Killin, FK21 8TN
Opposite McLaren Hall
Performance of Scottish
Folk music singing,
Eleanor Macdonald, guitar,vocals
And hammered dulcimer.
Lorna Swan, fiddle and clarsach.
Saturday 16th June 3—4.30pm
Callander Rambling Club
Saturday 2nd depart 08.30
The Cobbler ( 884m )
Contact 01877 382924
Wednesday 6th depart 09.30
Achray Ramble 5mile Stroll.
Contact 01877 382617
Wednesday 20th depart 09.30
Ramble in and around Blane Valley.
8 miles. Contact 01877 330446
Saturday 23d depart 08.30
LDP : TLW2
Helensburgh to Garelochhead 9 miles.
Contact 01877 330032
Meet Ancaster Square, with waterproofs and packed lunch,
Let the contact know you are coming.
The Arts Society Stirling
Albert Halls Stirling
Thursday 21st June
Lecture 10.50 for 11am
Forth Valley : ArtBeat
Central Scotland’s Open Studios &
Art Event. 9th—17th June
McLaren High School : Presents
20th—22nd June 2018
McLaren High School 7.30pm
Tickets Adult £9 Concessions £7
From the school office 01877 330156