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The Trossachs walks - Callander and Aberfoyle. The Trossachs are often referred to as the Highlands in miniature.

The Trossachs walks - Callander and Aberfoyle

The real beauty of the region are its richly forested lochs, with especially spectacular colours in autumn. They include Lochs Ard, Venachar, Achray and Chon, but most famous is Loch Katrine, indelibly associated with Sir Walter Scott. Scott helped to popularise the region in the nineteenth century and the Trossachs became immensely fashionable - on the itinerary of many distinguished Victorians. Today the Trossachs are as popular as ever, and the small town of Callander and village of Aberfoyle are hugely popular with visitors.

The steamship Sir Walter Scott still plies its trade along the lovely waters of Loch Katrine and the hills have become known and loved by thousands. Cycling - Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park. Cycling is a fun, healthy and environmentally friendly way to explore Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park.

Cycling - Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park

There are an excellent variety of cycle routes for everyone; from flat tarmac routes or wide forest tracks for families, to hard-core trails and challenging terrain for mountain bikers. Bring your own bike or hire from one of the businesses in the Park. Route cards for you to download and enjoy: Le Loch Lomond - Bienvenue à Glasgow. A une heure de Glasgow en transports en commun, le Loch Lomond est le lieu idéal pour aller s'aérer une journée à l'extérieur de la ville.

Le Loch Lomond - Bienvenue à Glasgow

C'est un grand lac entouré de montagnes qui a déjà des allures de paysages écossais comme on en voit sur les cartes postales. Il est très fréquenté par les Glaswegiens. Un parc naturel protège les rives du lac et les montagnes environnantes. La plupart des îles sont privées. Possibilité de faire des croisières sur le lac en bateau (pas forcément passionnant...) Depuis Glasgow, vous pouvez vous y rendre en train (destination Balloch, descendre au terminus ! Balloch est la ville principale autour du Loch Lomond. Il est possible de longer le lac depuis Balloch à l'intérieur d'un vaste parc dont l'entrée se situe sur votre gauche juste après le pont (quand vous venez de la gare - sur votre droite juste avant le pont quand vous venez de la gare routière !).

Pour vous allécher, je vous mets un petit diaporama de mes propres photos ! Ltd. Campsites - Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park. Due to its stunning landscapes the National Park is a popular place for camping and there are a number of campsites on offer in beautiful surroundings throughout the area.

Campsites - Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park

Many are located on lochshores such as Loch Long, Loch Lomond or alongside rivers such as the River Forth, Teith or Balvaig, making them idyllic settings. The National Park offers a variety of choices for camping, from formal campsites with full facilities to semi-formal campsites such as the National Park Authority site on Inchcailloch and the Forestry Commission Scotland run site at Sallochy, which offer basic facilities including toilets and picnic benches. For those looking for a more authentic experience, the National Park offers many opportunities to ‘wild’ camp, allowing you to immerse yourself in some of the most spectacular scenery in Scotland.

Free Car Parking in Edinburgh -

Southside - Free Parking Morningside Drive is the first road on the south side of Edinburgh where it is free to park all day. Leave your car on this road, and walk to Comiston Rd where there are plenty of buses to take you into the city centre (about 10 min. bus ride); Lothian Buses: 41,23,5,16 – nickdue

The City of Edinburgh Council. Find parking bays You can use our interactive map to find out the price of parking in the area you plan to visit.

The City of Edinburgh Council

Use the address search or click on the map; this will display the price of the area you are planning to visit. If you hold a blue badge these prices do not apply. Please see our Blue badge page for more detail. Parking bays are displayed on the map with different colours, depending on the type. Edimbourg - Comment circuler. Bus Bon plan… pour circuler en ville.

Edimbourg - Comment circuler

Les deux principales compagnies sont Lothian Buses ( et First (663 9233 ; ; pour les horaires, contactez Traveline (0871 200 22 33 ; Les horaires de passage, plans des lignes et tarifs sont affichés aux principaux arrêts. Un plan gratuit des lignes Lothian est également disponible aux guichets de la compagnie. Le billet plein tarif coûte 1,50 £ (aller simple) ; les tickets s’achètent à bord du bus. Les services nocturnes ( sont limités à un par heure entre minuit et 5 h, au tarif unique de 3 £ valable toute la nuit. Taxi Bon plan… pour les trajets nocturnes. Les taxis noirs d’Édimbourg se hèlent dans la rue, se commandent par téléphone ou se prennent à l’une des nombreuses stations du centre : Central Taxis (229 2468) City Cabs (228 1211) ComCab (272 8000)