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Aberfoyle with Ben Lomond is distance.

This evening, I am focusing on Aberfoyle, a popular tourist village in the Trossachs area of Central Scotland, about twenty-six miles north of Glasgow. The name is very old, being derived from the Pictish era (about 1500 years ago) and means ‘pool-mouth’, no doubt influenced by location on banks of the River Forth.

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Tour Guide at Royal Apartments, Stirling Castle

This morning, we departed our lodgings in Oban on Scotland’s West Coast and drove S.E. into central Scotland visiting the following sites en-route:-

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Callander Pipe Band, Scotland

This evening, I am focusing the popular town of Callander which sits on the banks of the River Teith and on the edge of the Scottish Highlands, about sixteen miles N.W.of Stirling. Population is about 3000. This area is also known as the Trossachs which benefits from some stunning scenery comprising lochs (such as Venachar and Katrine) and mountains. This area has long associations with the legendary ‘outlaw’  Rob Roy Macgregor.

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