Aberfoyle is a popular and bustling holiday village on the banks of the River Forth set within the magnificent Queen Elizabeth Forest Park. Sometimes described as the “Gateway to the Trossachs” it is perfectly located for exploring the Queen Elizabeth Forest Park, the Trossachs and further afield.
The village is well served with a variety of shops, cafés, restaurants and pubs. For newcomers to the area the local tourist information centre is open every day during the summer and is a good starting point for learning about the natural beauty and history of the area to help make the most of your stay. The Scottish Wool Centre has live sheep shows and hands-on demonstrations of spinning and working sheepdogs.
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Local tourist attractions include the Scottish Wool Centre, the Lodge Visitor Centre, Go Country Adventure Centre, Go Ape tree top adventures and of course the surrounding scenery!
Local activities include walking, cycling, mountain biking using the network of walking and bike trails, orienteering, bird watching, canoeing, sailing, water sports, fishing and golf.
Aberfoyle has several food shops including a supermarket, a butcher and a delicatessen. There is a number of pubs, restaurants and cafes within a short stroll of each other.
There is a bank, a post office, a medical centre, a chemist, a garage and a tourist information office in the village.
Aberfoyle is located in a good position for visiting both Glasgow and Stirling.