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Tyndrum is a small village in Strathfillan, at the edge of Rannoch Moor, Perth and Kinross, Scotland. The village is situated on the West Highland Way; a famous footpath stretching 92 miles along the Scottish Highlands, the village is overshadowed by the Munro, Ben Lui. The name Tyndrum translates from Gaelic meaning ‘house on the ridge.’ Tyndrum is a popular tourist resort, well-known as a crossroads for travellers, the A82 road linking Glasgow and Fort William passes through Tyndrum. The West Highland railway line also passes through the village, the station in Upper Tyndrum heads from Glasgow to Fort William and the Lower Tyndrum travels to Oban. Historically Tyndrum was built on the site of a battle in 1306 when the clan Macdougall acquired the Brooch of Lorne after defeating Robert the Bruce. There are surviving remnants of the Caledonian forest, looked after by the Forestry Commission. Tyndrum was also a gold mining centre; gold was extracted from the shale, the surrounding rivers are still popular with gold panners; the landowners tolerate this providing traditional methods are used. Tourists, particularly walkers and climbers frequent Tyndrum, there are cafes, hotel, b&b’s, backpackers hostel, camping, caravanning facilities and The Green Welly Shop.


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Tyndrum Lodge (0.08 miles)

Tyndrum Lodge

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This family-run hotel is situated amongst of some of the most stunning scenery in the UK, on the edge of one of the best hill walking areas in the Highlands. Ideally located ... More

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The Crianlarich Hotel (4.51 miles)

The Crianlarich Hotel

The Crianlarich Hotel is at the junction of the A82 and A85, convenient to Loch Lomond, Oban and Fort William yet little more than an hour's drive from Glasgow or Edinburgh. It is also at the ... More | visit website

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Ben More Lodge Hotel & Restaurant (5.77 miles)

Ben More Lodge Hotel & Restaurant

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Set near the foot of one of Scotland's largest peaks, Ben More Lodge Hotel offers modern facilities in a refreshing Highland environment.
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Bridge of Orchy Hotel (6.08 miles)

Bridge of Orchy Hotel

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The Bridge of Orchy hotel sits on the A82 which is the main route to the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. The train station which is only minutes walk from the ... More

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Ardlui Hotel (9.12 miles)

Ardlui Hotel
The Ardlui Hotel, Loch Lomond lies in the ancient heart of Scotland among the breathtaking scenery of The Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, the oldest and most spectacular of the country’s national parks. The ... More | visit website
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Luib Hotel (9.91 miles)

Luib Hotel
The Luib Hotel is an ideal place to stay with its backdrop of magnificent mountain scenery, the abundance of outdoor activities, the comforts of home-cooked food and Sunday lunches, not to mention comfortable guest rooms ... More | visit website
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Glenorchy Lodge Hotel (10.80 miles)

Glenorchy Lodge Hotel

The Glenorchy Lodge Hotel is quickly becoming established as the newest couples retreat in the Highlands of Scotland. Tucked away in the heart of the picturesque village of Dalmally, the hotel is a perfect ... More | visit website

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The Bridge Of Lochay Hotel (14.97 miles)

The Bridge Of Lochay Hotel

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Built in 1765, the Bridge of Lochay Hotel is a charming combination of traditional Scottish hospitality and modern comfort. It is a family run, warm, friendly ... More

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The Falls Of Dochart Inn (14.99 miles)

The Falls Of Dochart Inn

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A boutique inn experience at the heart of Scotland: the location overlooks the spectacular Falls of Dochart, so you will never forget your stay at this family-run inn. Amid the breathtaking Loch ... More

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Coach House Hotel (15.00 miles)

Coach House Hotel

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Surrounded by high mountains, with stunning views across the River Lochay towards Loch Tay, a warm and friendly welcome awaits you at this hotel, with a lively traditional lounge bar. Situated in ... More

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