Killin — Perthshire, Scotland


Killin is an ideal spot to centre oneself for touring the central and west highlands. Glasgow is about an hour and a quarter away, Edinburgh about an hour and a half, Stirling and Perth about and hour. Oban and Fort William are about an hour and a half away. Ideal places to visit also include Glencoe on the road to Fort William , Scone Palace near Perth, Drummond Castle near Crieff.

There are many historic artefacts in and around Killin other than those already mentioned, Finlarig Castle home of the Breadalbane Campbells for many years before they birsed yont to Balloch (Taymouth in Kenmore). This castle has still has the hanging tree on the knoll and a beheading pit (unusual in Scottish castles), Fingals Grave on the side of the hill above Killin, the old meal mill in the village and now taken over by the Tourist Board> It still houses the famous St Fillin healing stones and a folklore history centre which has a lot of McGregor artefacts and tells some of the history of that persecuted clan. Kinnel House seat of Clan McNab for many years and Innis Bhuidhe (burial ground for McNab chiefs) on an island in the middle of the famous falls of Docha.

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