The Woods in Alloa

Welcome to The Woods in Alva, Nr Stirling offering a choice of 5 accommodations. On this page you can find information on The Woods including The Woods photo galleries, reviews, availability and booking information. If you like what you see, you can book your stay at The Woods online securely. The Woods is a great choice if you're looking for a holiday in Alloa or Clackmannan-shire.

Commanding panoramic views of the Ochil Hills, these stunning woodland lodges take full advantage of their unique location in the glorious Stirling countryside. A wonderful touring base boasting unparalleled access to the very best of central Scotland. A restaurant/bar and shop are at hand on site, while Stirling’s wealth of local attractions are all easily accessible. Edinburgh is 45 minutes’ drive. Restaurant/bar. Children’s playground. Fishing. Shop. Launderette. All facilities available for all dates.

Spacious and luxurious two and three bedroom lodges all with beautiful views of the mountain landscape.

  • Flat screen TV with Freeview/DVD/CD
  • Wi-Fi
  • Kitchen including microwave
  • Bath and/or shower
  • Bed linen and duvets
  • Beds made up for your arrival
  • Patio with garden furniture
  • Double glazed and heated throughout
  • Gas and electricity by meter reading
  • Travel cots and highchairs free of charge
  • Group bookings may be subject to restrictions
  • Pets £25pw each (max 2)
  • All non smoking accommodation

All guests to The Woods have access to the following facilities and amenities:

  • Wifi Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Kid's Play Area
  • Café / Takeaway
  • Shop / Supermarket
  • Launderette
  • Fishing

Accommodation at The Woods

Mini Lodge (Lodge)

Mini Lodge

Contemporary lodge with mountain views. One master double and one with bunks. Shower. Kitchen area with breakfast bar and lounge with doors leading out to patio.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Non Smoking

Executive Lodge (Lodge)

Executive Lodge | The Woods, Alva, Nr Stirling

Luxurious modern lodge with mountain views. One master double with ensuite shower and two twin. Jack and Jill bathroom with direct access from second bedroom. Spacious open plan living area including kitchen. Dishwasher. Utility room with washing machine. Dining area with patio doors leading to outside decking. No pets.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Non Smoking

Hillview Lodge (Lodge)

Hillview Lodge | The Woods, Alva, Nr Stirling

Modern lodge with mountain views. One master double with ensuite shower room accessed via the lounge, and one twin with Jack and Jill shower room. Central open plan living/kitchen/dining area ideal for family gatherings. Doors leading to large L-shaped decking. No pets.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms

Executive Lodge 2 (Lodge)

Executive Lodge 2 | The Woods, Alva, Nr Stirling

Luxurious modern lodge with a luxury large master double with ensuite bath with overhead shower and one twin with direct access to Jack and Jill bathroom. Spacious open plan living/kitchen area. Utility room with dishwasher and washing machine. Dining area with patio doors leading to outside decking. Mountain views. No pets.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms

Woods Lodge (Lodge)

Typical Woods Lodge

Refurbished in 2019. Luxurious and contemporary lodge with mountain views. One master double with ensuite shower and two twins. Jack and Jill bathroom with direct access from second bedroom. Additional sleeping for two in the lounge area. Dishwasher. Spacious open plan living area including kitchen/diner with doors leading out to patio.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Non Smoking

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Things to do near The Woods

If you're planning a day out during your stay at The Woods then why not visit some of these local points of interest and recommended activities all within easy reach of The Woods. You can use the tools below to search for other ideas for days out within the local area. Use our handy search facility below to find shops, supermarkets, cinemas and many more attractions near The Woods.

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Silver Sands Beach, Fife - 19.3 Miles away

A beautiful beach on the stunning Fife coastline. Spend the day at this popular Scottish seaside resort, admiring the views of the islands of Inchmickery and Incholm whilst relaxing in a peaceful environment. There is also a lovely walk along the Fife coastal path which allows you to take in the spectacular local scenery.

Location: Fife

Kinnoull Hill Woodland Park, Perth - 22.7 Miles away

Cyclists and horse-riders are well catered for in selected areas of this woodland Park located near the banks of the River Tay. A pleasant circular stroll through beautiful broadleaved and conifer woodland and has been specially designed with wheelchair users and families with pushchairs in mind.

Location: Perth   More Details »

Moncreiffe Hill, by Bridge of Earn - 22.7 Miles away

Moncreiffe Hill Wood is a beautiful mixed woodland just 3 miles south of Perth, with over 7 miles of marked trails ideal for walking, running or orienteering, as well as many spectacular view over the Perthshire landscape and quiet corners for birdwatching.

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Kingdom of Cycleways, Glenrothes - 24 Miles away

There are over 300 miles of cycle routes in Fife just waiting to be explored! They include everything from disused railway tracks and town and village roads to country lanes. Look out for impressive castles, amazing beaches and fishing villages.

Location: Glenrothes   More Details »

Unicorn Bar & Grill, Alloa - 5.5 Miles away

With a theme of 'Best of Scottish', this stylish grill restaurant offers a menu where Buccleuch beef and west coast seafood feature prominently.

Location: Alloa   More Details »

The Birds and the Bees, Causewayhead - 6.1 Miles away

This award winning lounge bar and bistro prides itself in a warm and friendly welcome, serving great food and drink in cosy surroundings.

Location: Causewayhead   More Details »

Olivia's Restaurant, Stirling - 6.4 Miles away

A modern style restaurant with a warm and friendly welcome, serving a mixture of Scottish and Thai food, made from the freshest of ingredients and cooked to order.

Location: Stirling

Brasserie at Crieff Hydro, Crieff - 16.6 Miles away

Lively, informal and buzzing – you may be in the heart of the country but there's nothing sleepy about the food, cocktails and ambiance. You'll find every corner of the globe on the menu, from wasabi and prawn rolls to Scottish venison with estate gooseberries.

Location: Crieff   More Details »

The Roost , Bridge of Earn - 19.8 Miles away

Using only the finest of Scottish ingredients and with all dishes cooked on site, there is an excellent choice of delicious meals on offer. Relax with a glass of good wine, in a welcoming restaurant and enjoy an evening of great Scottish cuisine.

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Café Tabou , Perth - 22.1 Miles away

A wonderful place to enjoy a tasty bite to eat. Choose from their impressive selection of wines in this very welcoming and homely restaurant. Why not spend an evening sampling some delightful food and relax with a drink, soaking up the atmosphere of Cafe Tabou.

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63 Tay Street , Perth - 22.1 Miles away

Choose from a wide ranging collection of fine wines and tasty food in this lovely restaurant in Perth. The beautiful layout and sophisticated atmosphere mean that 63 Tay Street is a wonderful place to enjoy a night out.

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The Bothy, Perth - 22.1 Miles away

A bistro with a family friendly atmosphere, open every day until 8pm, The Bothy has built a reputation on serving quality Scottish favourites and bistro bites in a warm homely setting. Remember to drop into the Wee Bar for a drink before and after your meal!

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Deans@ Let’s Eat, Perth - 22.2 Miles away

A great restaurant with an award winning chef. Located in the beautiful setting of Perth, Let’s Eat offers the finest in traditional Scottish home cooking. Dishes include lamb, venison, beef and seafood and are all sourced locally with great care. Why not make an evening of it, with an aperitif or cocktail to start before relaxing over a delicious meal in a welcoming restaurant.

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Loch Fyne, Leith, Edinburgh - 25.1 Miles away

This bright and airy seafood restaurant is on Newhaven harbour, and boasts outside seating which overlooks the harbour itself.

Location: Leith, Edinburgh   More Details »

Britannia Spice, Edinburgh - 25.7 Miles away

Britannia Spice is an award winning restaurant serving multi-ethnic cuisine including Thai, Indian, Bangladeshi, and Nepali.

Location: Edinburgh   More Details »

The Kitchin, Leith, Edinburgh - 26 Miles away

This popular restaurant was awarded a Michelin star in 2007. There is a selection of different menus including À la carte menu, with an emphasis on seasonal and locally sourced produce.

Location: Leith, Edinburgh   More Details »

Fishers, Edinburgh - 26 Miles away

Fishers is famous in Edinburgh for 'casual, fine dining' in all of its three eateries. They offer great service and honest food in a relaxed, dining environment.

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The Plumed Horse, Leith - 26.1 Miles away

Awarded Scotland's 'restaurant of the year 2010-2011' this restaurant should need no introduction. Founded by Michelin star holder Tony Borthwick you can enjoy sumptuous meals from the lunch or dinner menu. Opt for guinea fowl, pork, sea bream and many more then finish off with a delicious dessert.

Location: Leith   More Details »

Tapa, Edinburgh - 26.1 Miles away

Tapa is a renowned Spanish Tapas bar in Edinburgh. They have dozens of different varieties of tapas on offer, served in an authentic Spanish envionment.

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Ship on the Shore, Leith, Edinburgh - 26.1 Miles away

A seafood specialist restaurant located on a shorefront setting beside Leiths waters. Serving light lunches, main meals and even breakfasts, its doors are always open.

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Martin Wishart, Leith, Edinburgh - 26.1 Miles away

This fine dining restaurant was awarded a Michelin star in 2001. Their mission is to bring traditional and modern French cuisine to Edinburgh.

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Drummond Gardens, Nr Crieff - 14.2 Miles away

Relax in the beautiful Drummond Gardens set in the grounds of an impressive castle. They are said to be some of the finest gardens in Europe and can be enjoyed year round. Featuring beautiful blooming flower beds during the summer months and later in the year the Japanese maples display superb autumnal shades.

Location: Nr Crieff

Branklyn Garden, Perth - 21.9 Miles away

A stunning haven located near Perth. Featuring some incredibly rare plants, such as the Himalayan Poppy this beautiful garden also showcases Rhododendrons, Primulas and Acer palmatum depending on the season. Spend some time in this lovely garden and admire plant species from around the globe. (Partly accessible for wheelchair users)

Location: Perth

Glendoick Gardens, Glencarse - 25.6 Miles away

Enjoy rhododendrons and azaleas in one of the top 50 gardens in Europe. Featuring an idyllic woodland garden and fascinating hybrid trial garden, with plant-life collected from travels throughout the Himalayas and China. There is also an excellent garden centre with a huge range of plants for sale.

Location: Glencarse

Royal Burgh of Stirling Visitor Centre, Stirling - 6.6 Miles away

A worthwhile, short introduction to Royal Stirling. From the Wars of Independence, through the reign of the Stuart monarchs to it's time as medieval burgh, Stirling has played a central role in Scotland's history for hundreds of years. Entry is free to this multi-lingual, audio-visual show which glimpses into the full history of Stirling's monarchs, nobles, merchants, craftsmen and common folk over 1,000 years

Location: Stirling

Blair Drummond Safari Park, Stirling - 10.1 Miles away

This safari park is a great day out for all the family. As well as seeing lots of animals, kids can enjoy getting their faces painted and will love the adventure playground with pirate ship.

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The Farmer’s Market, Kippen - 14 Miles away

Sample the best fresh local produce, held at Boquhan Estate. Every Wednesday, Fruit & veg only. Thursday, Extra stalls include fish, butchery, bread etc. 8am – 2pm

Location: Kippen

Deep Sea World , Fife - 17.4 Miles away

As well as the underwater tunnel, Deep Sea World has two seal pools. The rainforest exhibit simulates the Amazon river teeming with life – see Piranhas and amphibians. Dive with sharks and experience the thrill of a lifetime.

Location: Fife   More Details »

Auchingarrich Wildlife Centre, Comrie - 18.2 Miles away

So many exciting animals and birds to see, set in 100 acres of beautiful Strathearn countryside. There's a play park and indoor barn to enjoy as well as daily feedings.

Location: Comrie   More Details »

Knockraich Farm, Fintry - 18.4 Miles away

If you fancy a change then why not take a stroll along to the Courtyard Café, on the way towards Fintry where you can sample some of the award winning ice cream or order a delicious Soup & Sandwich

Location: Fintry

David Marshall Visitor Centre, Aberfoyle - 23.2 Miles away

David Marshall Centre offers ranger-led events, which occur throughout the year and include guided walks and talks and seasonal activities for families and visitors.

Location: Aberfoyle   More Details »

Edinburgh Zoo, Edinburgh - 24 Miles away

Meet over 1,000 animals at Edinburgh Zoo, the largest and most exciting wildlife attraction in Scotland. The zoo is committed to the highest standards of animal welfare, education and conservation.

Location: Edinburgh   More Details »

Go Ape! Tree top adventure, Aberfoyle - 24.1 Miles away

The UK’s number 1 forest adventure! A fantastic day out, including it’s zip wire heaven. Advance bookings only, suitable for 10 years and over!

Location: Aberfoyle

M & D's Theme Park, Motherwell - 25.7 Miles away

M & D's family theme park is set in 20 acres of beautiful Strathclyde Country Park. It's loads of fun with rides and attractions for kids and adults. There's a section of fun rides for the kids outdoors too.

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Activekid Adventure Park, Perth - 26.4 Miles away

Let the kids burn off their energy on a big co-kart track, a pedal tractor area, extra trampolines, playhouses within the fort plus even more attractions. A crazy golf course is also currently under construction.

Location: Perth   More Details »

Stirling Castle, Stirling - 6.6 Miles away

An imposing and grand castle dominating the local landscape and keeping watch over two very important historic sites, namely, Stirling Bridge and Bannockburn. These two infamous battlegrounds are where William Wallace and Robert the Bruce secured victories over the English in 1297 and 1314 respectively.

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Argyll & Sutherland Regiment, Stirling - 6.6 Miles away

Here you will find displays of pictures, uniforms, weapons, medals and all the things you would associate with a regimental museum. There is lots to see and can be enjoyed by kids and adults alike.

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Bannockburn Battlefields, Stirling - 6.9 Miles away

Visit the site of this legendary battle where Robert the Bruce defeated the English armies of Edward II in June 1314; a pivotal victory in the history of the British Isles.

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Falkirk Wheel , Falkirk - 10.1 Miles away

As the world's first and only rotating boat lift, the Falkirk Wheel is quite simply unique. There are many events that take place throughout the year and there's an adventure playground for the kids.

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Callendar House, Falkirk - 10.1 Miles away

Callendar House is in a magnificent stetting of park and woodland. Its fascinating history has spanned 600 years and includes rebellion, war and the industrial revolution. The many residents of the house over the years have played their own role in the shaping of British history from Mary, Queen of Scots to Oliver Cromwell.

Location: Falkirk   More Details »

Loch Leven Castle, Kinross - 13.2 Miles away

A fascinating castle, which was in 1567 prison to Mary Queen of Scots. Built in the 14th or early 15th century, this impressive building features what is thought to be one of the oldest tower houses in Scotland; built in the early 1300s.

Location: Kinross   More Details »

Huntingtower Castle , Perth - 21.7 Miles away

A fascinating place to visit with superbly cared for grounds; perfect for a leisurely stroll. Hear the captivating stories of the castle’s past and the important role it has played at key points in British history. A one time family home, it was also visited by Mary Queen of Scots and acted as a prison for her son James VI in 1582.

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Perth Museum And Art Gallery , Perth - 22.2 Miles away

An exciting look at the natural and social history of Perthshire, housed in one of Britain's oldest museums. The collections cover silver, glass, art, human history, archaeology, geology and natural history.

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Museum of Abernethy, Abernethy - 22.3 Miles away

Village museum depicting life in Abernethy from Pictish times to the present day, with exhibitions changing annually. They cannot admit unaccompanied children under the age of 16.

Location: Abernethy   More Details »

The Black Watch Regimental Museum, Perth - 22.3 Miles away

Exhibits about one of the most famous Regiments in the British Army are laid our chronologically through ten rooms within the Castle. They display an amazing variety of artefacts illustrating Regimental history as well as a fine collection of paintings and photography.

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Elcho Castle, Rhynd - 22.7 Miles away

Idyllically set on the banks of the River Tay, this handsome and complete fortified mansion with three projecting towers is of 16th century date. The original wrought-iron grilles to protect the windows are still in place.

Location: Rhynd   More Details »

Falkland Palace, Fife - 23.2 Miles away

A magnificent National Trust property, which was once the home of the Crichton Stuart family. A truly fascinating place to visit with a complex architectural history, evolving from an imposing castle in the early 1300s to a grander palace completed in the early 1500s. Admire the stunning Tapestry Corridor the equally impressive Chapel Royal.

Location: Fife   More Details »

Scone Palace, Perth - 23.4 Miles away

Visit the Palace of Kings, where Macbeth, Robert the Bruce and Charles II were crowned. Beautiful gardens and peaceful woodland are perfect for a gentle stroll and there's a great children's adventure playground, not to mention the unique 'tartan' maze of 2,000 beech trees.

Location: Perth   More Details »

Edinburgh Castle , Edinburgh - 26 Miles away

Edinburgh Castle has dominated the city for over one thousand years of history! Sit on the top of the famous Edinburgh rock and it's easy to see why it has over a million visitors each year.

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Our Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh - 26.7 Miles away

This is the story of the Planet Earth, taking you on a journey of discovery and exploration of the Dynamic Planet's past, present and future. It's the Mother Earth of all adventures.

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Museum of Transport, Glasgow - 27.5 Miles away

The museum uses its collection of vehicles and models to tell the story of transport by land and sea, with a unique Glasgow flavour. You will also find the oldest surviving pedal cycle and the finest collection in the world of Scottish built cars.

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Loch Leven Nature Reserve, Loch Leven - 14.3 Miles away

A wonderful nature reserve located on Loch Leven. Spend a tranquil day admiring the many species of wildlife that have made their home around the water’s edge and take a relaxing stroll around a lovely part of countryside. Keep your eyes peeled for the many pairs of inland ducks, sandpipers, curlews and redshanks.

Location: Loch Leven   More Details »

The Scottish Deer Centre, Fife - 28.8 Miles away

Tucked away in the heart of the Fife Countryside lies a real gem of Scottish rural and environmental life. At the 55 acre Deer Centre there are 9 different species of deer to view each with their own individual paddock.

Location: Fife   More Details »

AMF Bowling, Stirling - 6.2 Miles away

If you've never been, then take the kids bowling, they will love it. A great idea for a family day out, full of fun and laughs. There are 28 lanes so it's ideal for kids' parties as well.

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Stirling Ice Rink, Stirling - 6.9 Miles away

A great ice rink for many different ice sports, including figure skating, curling, public skating, ice hockey and speed skating.

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Mariner Leisure Centre, Falkirk - 9.6 Miles away

The lagoon-shaped leisure pool has a beach area and wave machine, 4 x 25m lanes and baby pool, slides and characters for the kids as well as a soft play area.

Location: Falkirk   More Details »

Gleneagles Golf resort, Auchterarder - 9.9 Miles away

Three championship courses located in the world famous resort, venue for the Ryder Cup 2014.

Location: Auchterarder

Polmonthill Dry Ski Centre, Falkirk - 10.5 Miles away

Polmonthill Dry Ski Centre has a 100m long artificial ski slope and a 20m nursery slope. Both slopes are floodlit and offer all year round, all weather skiing and snowboarding.

Location: Falkirk   More Details »

Pegasus Flight Training Scotland, Perth - 13 Miles away

Pegasus offer microlight and tandem hang gliding from trial flights to complete training packages. They are the UK's largest microlight school and can cater for groups up to 25 people. They also offer flying lessons on both fixed wing and flexwing microlights with 5 qualified instructors.

Location: Perth   More Details »

Crieff Hydro, Crieff - 21.7 Miles away

Crieff Hydro is located in a wonderful 900 acre estate with a huge choice of leisure activities for all the family to enjoy. Choose from over 40 on-site activities from swimming in one of the two pools, to pampering spa treatments or quad biking at the outdoor activity centre.

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Leith Waterworld, Edinburgh - 26.4 Miles away

Fun for all the family and a great rainy day activity, with flumes and a river run, water cannons to dodge and waterfalls to play in. Feel the surf in the wave machine and if that's all too energetic, enjoy a spot of relaxation in the lagoons or spa pool.

Location: Edinburgh   More Details »

Scottish Quads, Amulree - 27.2 Miles away

You can enjoy Quad Biking with largest operator in Scotland on the most exciting quad bike treks. A fleet of over 50 matched quad bikes offers an experience to larger groups that is second to none. Small parties of even 1 or 2 persons are also welcome.

Location: Amulree   More Details »

Zetland Park, Grangemouth - 9.1 Miles away

A great place for the kids, with crazy golf, putting, tennis courts, bouncy castle, bowling green and a boating pond.

Location: Grangemouth   More Details »

Cineworld – Falkrik, Falkirk - 9.5 Miles away

For all the latest films and listings for forthcoming movies, see the website. Ideal for that rainy day!

Location: Falkirk   More Details »

Briarlands Farm, Stirling - 10.5 Miles away

After you've conquered the maize, there is entertainment for all ages in the recreation area – jumping pillow, straw mountain, tyre maze, sand pit, puzzles and mazes.

Location: Stirling   More Details »

Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway, Bo'ness - 10.8 Miles away

The route taken has been lovingly restored and designed to be an accurate representation of Scottish rail travel during the hey day of steam. Passengers are invited to take in the setting on a trip back in time.

Location: Bo'ness   More Details »

Ceramic Experience, Dunfermline - 13.4 Miles away

A vast selection of blank ceramic pieces, from mugs to jugs to money banks and animal figures can painted to your own design. All equipment supplied by the studio.

Location: Dunfermline   More Details »

The Famous Grouse Experience , Crieff - 17.5 Miles away

The Famous Grouse Experience will show you the secrets that make Scotland's favourite whisky so special. But be warned, when you visit Glenturret, Scotland's oldest distillery, you should expect a few surprises. It's dram good day out!

Location: Crieff   More Details »

The Fergusson Gallery, Perth - 22 Miles away

Gallery devoted to the work of the 20th century Scottish colourist J D Fergusson but also regularly changing exhibitions. The collection can be seen at Perth Museum and Art Gallery.

Location: Perth   More Details »

Glengoyne Distillery, Dumgoyne - 24.2 Miles away

Fancy a tipple, take a trip out to Glengoyne Distillery. Open daily March to November from 10am to 4pm and December to February from 10am to 3pm

Location: Dumgoyne

The Royal Yacht Britannia, Edinburgh - 25.5 Miles away

Explore the Royal Yacht Britannia's fascinating story in the visitor centre. Then step on board to to get a feel for what life was really like for the Royal Family and yachtsmen. (Unfortunately there is no access for Shop Mobility wheelchairs)

Location: Edinburgh   More Details »

The Scottish Liqueur Centre, Perth - 26.3 Miles away

The company originated on the Isle of Mull but relocated to Perthshire in 1995. The liqueurs are made to their own unique recipes, some of which have been in the family for generations.

Location: Perth   More Details »