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Callander is the gateway to the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National park making it the ideal destination for a Scottish break.

Guests of The Dreadnought Hotel will be spoilt for choice – there are many fine local attractions in and around the hotel from walks to adventures. We have created a list of events in Callander as well as nearby attractions to visit.

Callander Summerfest

Callander Summerfest is a yearly event to entertain all of the family with more than 50 different events and activities from music, sport, walks pottery, arts and crafts and more. With the event taking place for two weeks in July, the Callander Community Development Trust put on a fantastic event to bring visitors and residents to enjoy the cultural vibrancy which Callander has to offer.

Event Date: 15 – 29 July 2017

Website: Callander Summerfest

The Callander Jazz and Blues Festival

Callander Jazz & Blues Festival 2017

The Callander Jazz and Blues Festival is a weekend of fun and music from big bands, trad bands, jazz sextets and duos as well as blues from bands and performers from far and wide. Playing across a variety of venues from from hotels and cafes, you’ll be swinging and toe-tapping around Callander.

Event Date: 29 September – 1 October

Website: The Callander Jazz and Blue Festival

Callander Golf Club

Copyright Callander Golf Club

Callander Golf Club, located 1/2 a mile away from our hotel, offers an 18 hole wooded golf course famed for its beautiful location in Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park. Rated by The Scotsman and Golf Monthly as one the best courses in Scotland for visitors, you can be sure to receive a warm welcome. With a secluded location, a range of holes with fantastic greens and views of Ben Ledi, Callander Golf Club is the place to go for an active day on the green.

Website: Callander Golf Club

Directions: Google Map

Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure Park

Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure Park is one of the best value family days out and is the only place in Scotland where you can see elephants and giraffes.  From the Wildlife Animal Reservers to the Adventure Playground, there is plenty for the family to enjoy. With more than 120 acres of woodland, you will go on a wild safari drive through animal reserves, go on a boat trip around Him island or get up close to the animals at Pets Farm.

Website: Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure Park

Directions: Google Map

Stirling Castle

Stirling Castle, once home the Stewart kings and queens is one of Scotland’s most historically important sites. With lots on site to explore such as the Great Hall, Castle Exhibition, Regimental Museum, Great Kitchens, Chapel Royal and more, you can easily get lots in the great history of Scotland.

Website: Stirling Castle

Directions: Google Map

Go Ape, Aberfoyle

go ape aberfoyle

Go Ape, an adventure treetop rope course located in Aberfoyle lets you explore the forest canopy and fantastic surrounds of Queen Elizabeth Forest Park as you fly along 46 metres above the ground on two of Britain’s longest zip wires.

Website: Go Ape

Directions: Google Map

Deanston Distillery

Deanston Distillery

Deanston Distillery located beside the River Teith, has been a working distillery since the 1960s. Crafting Single malt Scotch whisky, it makes for a insightful day out experiencing the sights, smells and sounds of a working distillery.

Website: Deanston Distillery

Directions: Google Map

Wallace Monument

Wallace Monument

Wallace Monument, a national landmark commemorate the Scottish patriot and martyr who won against Kind Edward’s army at The Battle of Stirling Bridge. You can clim towards the crown of the tower with each level telling the story of Scotland’s nation here, immortalised in the film Braveheart.  With fantastic panoramic views stretching out towards Loch Lomond, The Pentland Hills, The Firth of Forth and Fife, this a great destination to learn about Scottish history.

Website: Wallace Monument

Directions: Google Map

Loch Katrine

Loch Katrine

Loch Katrine located is a fresh water 9 mile loch in the centre of Loch Lomond and the Trossachs. Surround by hills, mountains and woodlands, it’s the place to go for any visiting tourists who seek an adventure. It is also home the famous Steamship Sir Walter Scott with sailings departing from Trossachs Piers to Stronachlachar on a daily basis.

Website: Loch Katrine

Directions: Google Map

Doune Castle

Doune Castle

Doune Castle a once formidable defence for the Regent Albany, was built in the 14th centre with striking 100ft high gatehouse and has one of the best preserved great halls in Scotland. The castle has been featured in Game of Thrones, outlander and Monty Python and the Holy Grail.

Website: Doune Castle

Directions: Google Map