Nearby places of interest
There is much to do and see in the immediate vicinity of Bridge Park Cottage including fishing, golf, water sports, walking cycling, climbing and visiting sites of historic and archaeological interest.
At the bottom of the Glen there is the Killin Golf Club (open from March to October. There are 9 holes 2508 yards par 33 SSS 65) that has been described as one of Scotland’s hidden gems with stunning views from every hole as well as a club house that serves food and also a bar. You will find complimentary discount vouchers in the cottage.
Nearby you will find the Kinnell of Killin Stone Circle. Six stones of a good size set in pasture land. And if you like to view megalithic monuments at Pitlochry there is the impressive Croft Moraig stone circle.
On the South side of Loch Tay there is the reconstructed iron age Crannog. In ancient times people lived on defensible, man-made islands on the loch, called Crannogs. More than 20 submerged crannogs have been identified in the loch. An example has now been reconstructed on the south side of the loch at the Scottish Crannog Centre where they hold many hold many special events to demonstrate stone age crafts and cooking.
Turn left at the bottom of the Glen, along the A827 and you get to Ben Lawers Nature Reserve ( Gaelic – ‘hill of the loud stream’). which is renown for its arctic/alpine flora as well as wildlife including red deer, ptarmigan, black grouse and ravens. Ben Lawers itself is Scotland’s tenth highest Munro at nearly 4,000 ft.
There are a number of lovely walks right from Bridge Park Cottahge, for example up the glen or round Loch Tay and in the surrounding countryside. Or why not hire a couple of mountain bikes from the Outdoor Shop to cover more ground ?
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