Popularly known as “The Gateway to the Trossachs”, this beautiful village is located on the banks of River Forth in the mesmerizing Queen Elizabeth Forest Park. Aberfoyle, Stirling is a popular holiday destination as it is surrounded by many tourist attractions. Aberfoyle has an attractive main street, shops, cafes, restaurants and great transportation facilities. OYO hotels in Aberfoyle, Stirling, are perfect for your stay in this fairytale town!
Places to visit in and near Aberfoyle, Stirling
The Scottish Wool Centre- Located just 0.3 miles away from Aberfoyle, the Scottish Wool Centre is a famous tourist attraction for free of cost animal shows like dog shows and duck shows. There are many birds of prey, animals, hens and sheeps who put up live shows three times a day. There is also a big food hall where you can enjoy Scottish delicacies, beverages and more. You can also find an extensive collection of cashmere clothing here.
The Lodge Forest Visitor Centre - Another popular tourist destination, the Lodge Forest Visitor Centre is situated just 0.4 miles from Aberfoyle. This place offers a lot to explore with wildlife, waterfalls, trees and adventures. You can enjoy orienteering, Go Ape treetop adventure and several walking trails like the waterfall trail, Oak coppice trail, Duke’s trail and Lime Craig trail.
It is a perfect place to relax, and is conveniently accessible from your OYO hotel in Aberfoyle, Stirling. It has some facilities like toilets, parking, cafes, tourist information, picnic areas, etc.
Inchmahome Priory- Located in Inchmahome, the largest of three islands in the Lake of Menteith, Inchmahome Priory is a delightful place to visit. You can visit it between March and September by boats that run from the Port of Menteith. It is situated just 3.1 miles away from Aberfoyle, Stirling, in the heart of Trossachs.
You can explore the ruins, priory church, remains of the belltower, pretty arches, west doorway, rare specimens, magnificent trees, and more.
Best time to visit Aberfoyle, Stirling
The best time to visit Aberfoyle, Stirling is between June and August. During this time of the year, the weather is pleasant with minimal rainfall. Aberfoyle has an oceanic climate and it rains all year. The weather is suitable for winter sports.
How to reach Aberfoyle, Stirling?
The bus station closest to Aberfoyle is Queens Crescent at a distance of 0.1 miles only. The nearest railway stations to Aberfoyle is Balloch railway station which is 18.7 miles away and Alexandria railway station which is 20 miles away. From there, you can hire a taxi or cab to reach your destination. It is the quickest way to reach Aberfoyle, Stirling.
Best Accommodation in Aberfoyle, Stirling
OYO hotels in Aberfoyle, Stirling, offer great amenities like free wifi, toiletries, TV, daily housekeeping, first aid and more. Additional facilities such as parking, pet-friendliness, bars, night clubs, coffee/tea maker are available at select OYO hotels. The friendly staff and comfy rooms are ideal for your stay during your next trip to Aberfoyle.