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VisitScotland , the national tourism agency for Scotland, offers a wide range of information and detail on Callander via the Tourist Board web site.
Callender is a colourful, bustling holiday town set dramatically beneath high, wooded crags and close to the Pass of Leny. Sitting at the gateway to the
Trossachs and the foot of the Highlands, it gained fame as the location for the original ‘Doctor Findlay's Casebook’ television series.
The town boasts some fine coffee shops and fascinating traditional, specialist and souvenir stores along its main street. Callander Meadows offers a quiet place to relax and unwind on the banks of the river, while the short but steep hike to Callander Crags is rewarded with magnificent views.
Callander is the perfect springboard for exploration of the Highland Hills beyond. Northwards lies 'bonnie Strathyre' and the heart of
Rob Roy Country
, in Balquhidder - surely one Scotland's most picturesque glens. Callander's Rob Roy & Trossachs Visitor Centre uses modern technology to take the visitor back three centuries to discover Rob Roy’s daring exploits and for their own view of this larger than life character.
For an entirely different historical perspective, Callander's Hamilton Toy Collection has marvellous displays that will please all ages. With toys dating from 1880 to 1980, adults can revert back to their childhood as they view the teddies, dolls and train sets.
Visitors can book accommodation in Callander online via the VisitScotland.com site: