Breathtaking aerial view looking across
The Lake of Menteith towards Inchmahome Priory with the hotel in the distance.
There is the endless scope for peaceful relaxation, by the lakeshores, rocky river pools or tumbling waterfalls.
The Lake of Mentieth with its magnificent backdrop - vibrant in colour, wildlife, flowers and ever changing scenery of the famous Trossachs. Visit by boat the beautifully situated Inchmahone Priory founded in 1238 with much of the building surviving. The five-year-old Mary Queen of Scots was sent here for safety following the battle of Pinkie in 1547
The Lake of Menteith is the only Lake in Scotland.
There are many plausible explanations for this oddity, but the most likely seems to stem from the visit of a Dutch cartographer commissioned to make maps of Scotland and who, in the middle of the last century, apparently asked the name of the place. He was told that this was the "Laigh" of Menteith. In truth this meant the area, not the loch itself. Laigh is Scots word for low-lying ground and the cartographer seemingly misinterpreted his information and thereafter called what had at one time been named the Loch of Inchmahome, the Lake of Menteith.
The unsurpassed scenery of the Trossachs makes it a walkers paradise, cloaked in heather and forest.
The lake is also one of Scotland's top rainbow trout fisheries. One of the lakes is used for the Bonnie Speil Grand Curling match when conditions allow.
Other interets nearby: Fishing, walking, horseriding, golf and sightseeing.
The Hotel is a good base for Stirling, Glasgow, Edinburgh and the Trossachs.