The Scottish Village of Killin.
point is the narrow stone bridge carrying the A827 across the River
Dochart, and it then lines both sides of the main road for over half a
Killin offers visitors a range of shops and accommodation; and we particularly recommend the Outdoor Shop Centre to acquire that essential bit of kit you left at home. This is especially useful for walkers arriving in Killin while following the 79 mile Rob Roy Way on its route from Drymen to Pitlochry.
The ruins of Finlarig Castle on the wooded mound to the north of the road toward Loch Tay, and anyone taking a closer look will also find the nearby ruins of a chapel that served as a mausoleum. But if you
are thinking of exploring, take heed of the sign warning of the
dangerous state of these structures and be careful.
By the bridge over the Falls of Dochart. there is access to the
Island of Inchbuie on which you find the ancient Clan MacNab burial
ground: a notice on the locked gate gives information about where to
find the key.
Close to the north end of the bridge is the old St Fillans Mill. As you
move north east along Killin’s single main street anyone with a feel for
the hills will find their attention captured by the knobbly ridge towering
over the villaage, this is the Tarmachan Ridge, a complex of mountains forming the western extension of the main Ben Lawers ridge that hems
in the north side of Loch Tay.