Crianlarich, Perthshire, FK20 8RU

Auchtertyre House


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COUNTRY MUMKINS


Very recently established, Country Mumkins is literally opposite the house on the other side of the main road. you can access it by foot via the underpass at the end of the drive. It is a wonderful retreat in bad weather or when the children are getting a little restless. Diane and Donna make the most delicious cakes and there is an arts and crafts table for all ages. If you want to experience the heart of our community, head there for a fab cup of coffee! Tell them we said hello!



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WEST HIGHLAND WAY

The West Highland Way passes 500m in front of the house.  The track follows Strathfillan and offers a lovely walk and cycle route north to Tyndrum or south to Crianlarich.

ROAD & RAIL CONNECTIONS

Auchtertyre is very well served by the train.  Crianlarich is only two miles away and has regular services to Glasgow, Oban, Fort William and a sleeper service to London.  Equally Auchtertyre is located close to a number of key Highland roads.  In about an hour you can be in Glasgow to the South, Oban to the West, Fort William to the North and Perth to the East.

LOCH LOMOND & TROSSACHS NATIONAL PARK

Auchtertyre House is located in the Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park.  Throughout the year a huge variety of events take part in the Park.  Whatever the weather the park offers stunning surroundings for your visit.   There is something for everyone: walking, cycling, boating, golf, wildlife watching, fishing, canoeing, windsurfing and mountain biking.  

WATERSPORTS & FISHING

Loch Earn and Loch Lomond, both of which have water sports centres, are 30 mins from Auchtertyre House.  Alternatively the West Coast is only 45 mins away.  If you have your own small boat or canoes, Loch lubhair is only 10 mins away.  There are many areas where fishing can be arranged.  The closest is the River Fillan (10 mins walk) where fishing permits can be purchased for £5 day at the 'Rod & Reel Bar' in Crianlarich.

LOCAL RESTAURANTS

There are a number of options for eating out close to Auchtertyre.  These include the Real Food Cafe in Tynrum which does an exquisite Fish & Chips;  The Tyndrum Inn, a family run Inn with a vibrant bar and great food; and a selection of pubs and restaurants in Killin.

GOLD PROSPECTING!

Gold is in the hills and rivers around Crianlarich.  There is a gold mine in operation at Ben Lui, and small amounts of gold are routinely found in the river behind the house.  Prospecting equipment can be hired or bought in the Strahthfillan wigwam farm shop.  

GLENCOE SKIING

Glencoe Mountain Resort is 45 mins away.  In the summer this offers numerous activities including mountain biking and climbing.  In the winter it offers 19 runs across 7 lifts which caters for skiers and boarders of all levels offering some of the longest and steepest ski runs in Scotland. 

Local Area.


Wigwam farm

When you leave the A82 you will follow a farm road for the final 1km to the house.  This takes you passed the Strathfillan Wigwams. If you need milk, bread or something special for supper then their farm shop is perfect for your on the spot needs.

LOCAL WALKS

There are many lovely walks from the house.  If you go out of the front gate and turn right, after 500m you will come to the river.  There are some gorgeous waterfall and rapids to be discovered (please make sure children are accompanied).  For the more energetic the house is surrounded by Munros in every direction.  Benn Challum (1025m) is the closest, simply walk out of the house and head up hill!  There is a map on the wall in the kitchen for you to plan your adventures.  

WEST HIGHLAND WAY

The West Highland Way passes 500m in front of the house.  The track follows Strathfillan and offers a lovely walk and cycle route north to Tyndrum or south to Crianlarich.