Callandar, located in Stirling, is a charming town that has much to offer to visitors. There are several landmarks that should be visited when visitors are in Callandar as well as in the immediate area. There are also several dining and shopping venues which are in Callendar and in the surrounding area. The town itself is fairly easy to reach via other town in the local area using the wide network of roadways. Visitors will find there are ample accommodation options in Callandar as well as in the surrounding area.
Callander is a burgh within the city of Stirling and it is located on the banks of the River Teith. The town is actually located within what was once the county of Perthshire. The area of Callander is very popular with tourists and there are a lot of tourists that stop off in Callander on their route to the Highlands of Scotland.
The town of Callander served as an eastern gateway to the area of Loch Lomond and also the Trossachs National Park. The Trossachs National Park is one of the first national parks in Scotland. This area is often referred to as the Gateway to the Highlands due to its location. There is a Rob Roy Centre in the building, which used to be the St Kessog's Church and the centre is a very popular tourist attraction.
The burgh of Callander is dominated on the northern side by the crags of Callander and these crags are seen as a Highland boundary. The crags rise to about three hundred and forty three meters. There are a lot of walks within the local area and these include the meadows, the Bracklinn Falls and also the Callander Crags. The town of Callander is located within the Bird of Prey Trail from the Trossachs.
The railway station that is located within Callander was open on the 1st June 1870 and it was part of the main Callander to Oban railway route until the station closed on the 5th November 1965. The old railway line now forms part of the National Cycle Network and also the Rob Roy Way.