Fun For All the Family
GoApe Forest Adventure
Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure Park is less than 10 miles away. It has wild animal reserves, adventure playground, boat trip around chimp Island, pet farm, lemur land, flying fox, giant astraglide, sea lion shows, bird of prey centre & pedal boats. Tel: 01786 841456 or http://www.blairdrummond.com/
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Hire a kayak, paddleboard or bike. These guys also offer taster sessions and have events on some of the nearby Lochs. Rolloutdoors
Loch Katrine with its many charms and rich heritage has won the heart of countless visitors. It is truly one of Scotland’s special places. It is one of Scotland's bonniest lochs and your holiday would not be complete without seeing it and taking a sail on the loch on the iconic SS Sir Walter Scott.
Just as special as the magnificent scenery is the famous steamship which itself has been a landmark in The Trossachs for over a hundred years – the “Sir Walter Scott”. Your visit is not complete without a cruise on this wonderful ship or on “Lady of the Lake”, the perfect way to experience the beauty of Loch Katrine. Or perhaps you’ll simply want to relax with a stroll by the shore, or take the family for a cycle trip? However you decide to enjoy Loch Katrine, I’m sure you’ll fall in love with its landscapes.
Briarlands Farm at Blair Drummond, is a farm park providing an educational, safe, fun experience for children and their families. It also has a play area. Tel: 01786 841309 or http://www.briarlandsfarm.co.uk/
GoApe is a forest adventure park for those living life a little more adventurously. How about zipping through the trees and getting in touch with your inner Tarzan on Zip Wires, tarzan swings and tree crossings? With the UK's 2 longest zip wires and 30 Tree Top crossings Aberfoyle is one of go Ape's most popular courses. There are also fantastic walks and a good educational visitor centre here.
Auchingarrich Wildlife Park Activities for all ages indoors and out with covered walkways to keep you dry round the main pens. There is 70 different species of animal, each with its own particular charm. Open all year round from 10am till dusk. This is in Comrie which is around 30 minutes away. Tel: 01764 679 469 or http://www.auchingarrich.co.uk/index.php
Gocountry provide a full range of outdoor activities to suit all ages and interests. Based on Loch Ard, within the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park activities include quad biking, waterpark, canoeing, climbing/abseiling, cliff jumping, archery, mountain biking, orienteering and many more. Tel: 01877 387750 or http://gocountry.co.uk/
McLaren Sports Centre Callander boasts a modern leisure centre with relaxing activities including Swimming, Steam Room, Sauna, and Jacuzzi to more strenuous exercise in the Centres fully functioning Gym. From weights benches to free weights, cycling to rowing machines, there is something for everybody.For those who like a challenge why not try the climbing wall. This safe, snow free experience, is perfect for beginners as well as those looking to develop their skills. Tennis courts and an inside sports hall can also be used to suit your needs. For further information please contact the leisure centre on 01877 330000