Killin is a small village which is situated at the Western end of Loch Tay into which runs the River Dochart. An old arched stone bridge crosses the river over the spectacular Falls of Dochart and a Watermill is on the right bank of the falls. The village is overlooked by the hill of Sron a Chlachain (Gaelic = nose of the village) and also the hills of the Tarmachan Ridge and Ben Lawers. There is much in the village of interest including an ancient six stone circle, a tin church built in 1876 and the ruins of Finlanrig Castle – seat of the Campbells of Breadalbane.
Killin is ideally placed within reach of many beautiful areas. Day trips to Glencoe, Kilmartin Glen, Oban, Fort William, Aberfeldy, Perth, Stirling and even St Andrews are possible if you have your own transport. The cities of Glasgow and Edinburgh are a maximum of two hours by road. Nearer at hand there is plenty to occupy the visitor, with the Crannog Centre at Kenmore, the arts and crafts village of Fortingall at the entrance to Glen Lyon which is in itself one of the most beautiful glens in Scotland. Loch Lomond, Aberfoyle , Loch Katrine and the Lake of Menteith are all within easy driving distance. For hillwalkers there are many peaks to conquer near at hand.
Theres are variety of outdoor activities in the village and surrounding area including; Bowling, Canoeing, Cycling , Fishing, Sailing, Tennis, Hill Walking and Mountaineering.
Killin Golf Club has a 9 hole course in a beautiful setting just to the east of the village. Visitors are always welcome to play on this delightful course.
Loch Tay has lots to offer visitors with sailing, canoeing, fishing and water skiing available.
There is an excellent outdoor shop where bicycles and canoes are available for hire.