Crianlarich, located in Stirling, is situated about six miles from Loch Lomond in Scotland. The town can be easily reached via the Crianlarich railway station. Although there are numerous sights to see in the local area, one of the most popular activities in the local area is hill walking, due to the Munro peaks which are situated nearby. There is a wide choice of dining options as well as pubs located in the immediate area, along with a good choice of shops. Visitors will also find there are a variety of different accommodation options from which to choose in the local area.
The Scottish village of Crianlarich is located within the district of Stirling. The village of Crianlarich is located about six miles to the north east of Loch Lomond. Up until 1975 the village of Crianlarich was actually part of Perthshire. The name Crianlarich is taken from the Gaelic word for "low pass" which relates to the geographical location of the village. The railway station at Crianlarich serves the village.
The village of Crianlarich has major road connections to both the north and the west and this has been the case since the mediaeval times. During the 1750's there was two military roads that met within the village of Crianlarich. During the nineteenth century the area became popular as a railway junction that is now part of the West Highland Railway Line. During the twentieth century the village became known as the meeting place for the A85 and the A82. The village of Crianlarich is one of the main destinations within Scotland. The village is often classed as the gateway to the Scottish Highlands.
The village is located within the glen that is known as Strathfillan and this glen is located at the northwestern end of the Trossachs within the shadows of the Munro peaks. The Munro peaks are also known as Ben More, Cruach Ardrain and also Stob Binnein. The village of Crianlarich is very popular with hill walkers and the village is located about half way along the footpath that is known as the West Highland Way.