It sounds a bit strange now, but to the Victorians, swimming in freezing spring water was just what the doctor ordered. So it goes that in 1868, under the management of physician Thomas H. Meikle, weopened our doors as The Strathearn Hydropathic Establishment Company. Our management team practically grew up in the hospitality business (in fact, a couple of them practically grew up in this very hotel). So they know what makes the difference between a great leisure break and a crummy one.
There is an abundance of walks and activities in the local area and some of Scotland's greatest attractions are a manageable drive away. We (Victoria and Alex) took over the Crags Hotel in 2007 andhave spent the interim trying to create a relaxed and enjoyable atmosphere that appeals to families, sportsmen and travelers. We have put an awful lot of time and passion into creating a cosy and luxurious experience for our guests.
A daring, drop-dead gorgeous reinvention of the conventional hotel room, The Cairn offers sophisticated spaces which are a mélange of culture and texture offering all the modern technology andamenities guests would expect from a luxury boutique hotel.
The Roman Camp Country House Hotel provides beautifully appointed suites and guest rooms, an elegant award winning restaurant, along with spacious private rooms for functions and events. Our countryhouse is located within easy travel of Glasgow, Edinburgh and Stirling, providing a secluded comforting retreat from city life.
There are many attractions to enjoy in the area, such as Callander Golf Course, The Hamilton Toy Collection and the Trossachs Woollen Mill where you can see Hamish the highland "coo". The DreadnoughtHotel is also in close proximity to Stirling, which has many activities and places of interest, such as Stirling Castle, Blair Drummond Safari Park, and Stirling Old Town Jail, as well as an extensive shopping centre for the bargain hunters amongst you.
The Martin family welcome you to Poppies Hotel Our small hotel in Callander (home ot the Callander Jazz Festival), full of character, offers a friendly, cosy, home from home for a short break or for alonger holiday. On our doorstep lies the wealth of activities, attractions, and the romance for which the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park area of Scotland is rightly famous.
We pride ourselves in providing a warm comfortable homely environment where you can relax and enjoy your stay whether long term or an overnight stop. A full Scottish breakfast is offered as standardto set you up for the day or if you prefer continental or a packed lunch we will be happy to accommodate you. Our Hotel is open all day where we can provide you with Tea & Coffee, a light snack or a full meal as required.
3 miles from the M9 motorway and as such is approximately 1 hour from Glasgow and Edinburgh, 30 minutes from Perth and 15 minutes from Stirling. Despite being centrally located, the Inn is only 30minutes from the stunning beauty of the Trossachs which Queen Victoria described as the 'Highlands in miniature'.
My sister and I stayed at the Craigrossie for 5 nights and had a great time. It's a great base for exploring the area and for Skydive Strathallan. I can't sing its praises enough, if you need to stayin Auchterarder stay at the Craigrossie! Big thanks to Dave and Judy. Dave will keep you entertained with his stories whilst you are in the bar. Judy's attention will ensure that you feel included and at home.
The arrival of the railway in 1848 made Dunblane a popular destination with affluent Victorians and the picturesque qualities of Dunblane have been preserved over the years. The elegant cathedralattracts many visitors to Dunblane and there is also a number of excellent golf courses and rivers for fishing within the local area, which are very highly regarded by those living in the surrounding region.