Many of Stirling and Falkirk’s attractions can be found within easy reach of Aberfoyle, making it a great place to base yourself while you are in town. Duke's Pass and the Loch Ard Forest are amongst the popular sights here, adored by locals and visitors alike. Two other recommended attractions nearby Aberfoyle are the Queen Elizabeth Forest Park and Inchmahome Priory.
To really understand Stirling and Falkirk, visit one of its museums and theaters. There are plenty of excellent places to take the family for a couple of hours such as Glengoyne Distillery in Glasgow.
When it’s time escape the city, visit one of the many nearby outdoor areas. Take sunscreen and your gear and spend some time on the water at Loch Katrine in Callander and the Lake of Menteith in Stirling.
Stirling and Falkirk offers those who are visiting a diverse range of places of interest. When you are planning your stay, allow plenty of time to visit as many of them as you can. Whatever your religious background, you'll appreciate the peaceful atmosphere at Aberfoyle’s holy places like Balquhidder Church in Lochearnhead.
Take time out from the sights and work on your swing at the Loch Lomond Golf Club in Alexandria.
Those who are into sports can cheer on Stirling and Falkirk favourites the Braehead Clan ice hockey team in winter and the Paisley Pirates at Braehead Arena, Glasgow, the sporting heart and soul of the city. Depending on the score, either celebrate or commiserate with friendly locals after the full-time siren blows in a nearby pub.
Finding somewhere handy to stay around the Aberfoyle area is simple. If you're looking for great service and a comfortable bed, check out the Best Western Buchanan Arms Hotel & Spa, Glasgow, the Abbotsford Lodge, Callander, and the Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa.