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The Trossachs Trundler

Trossachs Trundler 2009
(Runs May 25th - October 11th 2009)

Explore the Trossachs by Bus


The Trossachs Trundler Bus service
See the timetable information (pdf)

Callander, Kilmahog, Loch Venachar, Brig o'Turk, Loch Katrine, David Marshall Lodge, Aberfoyle & Port of Menteith

A perfect day out in the heart of the National Park!

The Trossachs Trundler summer bus service allows you to relax and explore the Trossachs without your car. It links the gateway resorts of Callander and Aberfoyle and takes in some breathtaking scenery and popular attractions in the stunning Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park.

The circular route with a flexible jump on jump off service gives access to a wide range of fantastic walks, bike trips and attractions. The trundler stops on request, so you can get on or off at any point along the route. The bus is fully wheelchair accessible, can carry up to two bikes and has space for rucksacks.

Trossachs Day Rover – fantastic value only £5.10 adults and £2.10 for children. Family Ticket £12. 30 for two adults and up to four children.

Daily service EXCEPT WEDNESDAYS. You can buy your tickets on the Trossachs Trundler bus or at Stirling Bus station.

Hotspots Include:

Callander: Why not explore the busy gateway to the Trossachs in the shadow of Ben Ledi? Take a walk by the river, explore one of the local trails by bike, go swimming, use the sauna or try the indoor climbing wall at Maclaren Leisure Centre. Drop into the Trossachs Visitor Centre, have a round of golf or explore the shops and sample some superb local food.

Loch Venachar Hire a boat and go fishing or enjoy some locally produced refreshments at the stunning lochside Harbour Café.

Brig o'Turk You can explore the Woodland Trust’s beautiful Glen Finglas Estate,
Where the Kings of Scotland once hunted. This is one of the largest collections of ancient trees in Scotland, where John Ruskin was a regular visitor. His most famous portrait was painted at Brig O' Turk. Sir Walter Scott was similarly impressed and wrote about the dramatic natural woodland of the area in the 1850s.

Tigh Mor Trossachs Overlooking Loch Achray, this is the starting point for Ben A’an (454m). Despite its modest height, the rugged hill offers a great walk, full of character and some of the best views in the southern Highlands.

Loch Katrine is the inspiration for Walter Scott’s Lady of the Lake and Rob Roy. Take a boat trip, hire a bike, go for a walk or just enjoy a picnic. There are frequent sailings of the famous ‘Sir Walter Scott’ steamer and 'Lady of the Lake', the perfect way to explore Loch Katrine and soak up the magnificant scenery.

Achray Hotel is the starting point for a superb day hillwalking on Ben Venue (729m), an enjoyable walk with stunning loch and mountain views from the top.

David Marshall Lodge The route climbs over the spectacular Duke’s Pass to the Queen Elizabeth Forest Park Visitor Centre. Have a swinging forest adventure at Go Ape and try the longest zip slide in the UK. Take the Waterfall Trail or visit one of the wildlife hides. Inside the Lodge there is the opportunity to see watch ospreys with live pictures beamed from the nest and a Ranger available to answer all your questions. Don’t miss the coffee and cake at the popular Bluebell Café.

Aberfoyle Explore this popular village, visiting the Trossachs Discovery Centre or sampling some local food and shopping.

Port of Menteith Take the short boat trip across Scotland’s only lake to the tranquil Inchmaholme Island and it’s charming and historic Priory.

Join us for an unforgettable day in the heart of the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park. See the timetable information

 What to do and see: (also see places to visit)