Leicestershire & Rutland

SYHA Callander - Scotland
22nd - 27th August

Spend an extended August Bank Holiday in the picturesque town of Callander lying just south of the Highland Boundary Fault, the historic meeting point between the Highlands and the Lowlands.
ITINERARY
*NEW* Thursday 22nd: stopover at Bluebell Farm Bunkhouse, Belford, Northumberland.**
Friday 23rd: possible walk or a tourist stop in Edinburgh before arriving at SYHA Callander.
Saturday 24th to Monday 26th: 3 days of walks from Callander in The Trossachs National Park. We could visit Ben Ledi, Ben Vorlich, Torrie Forest or even Loch Lomond and the beautiful Bracklinn Falls, a great mid-level walk just north of the town, with views over the falls and gorge below. *NEW* There is also the ROB ROY WAY** All levels of walk can be catered for.
Tuesday 25th: return home.
IMPORTANT please pay a holding deposit of £20 by Wednesday 6th February and let Mick know of your interest. Thanks

The town has a number of tea shops, pubs, restaurants and niche shops to keep your interest. You may also find live music, arts & crafts, film and jazz festivals to occupy your evenings.

To recap: 22nd August stopover en route; 23rd to 26th August 4 overnights at SYHA Callander; deposit of £20 due by 3rd April; *NEW* full cost is £200 (or £180 if a holding deposit was made) due by 1st May 2019**.

Distance:
9 miles / 14 km
Organiser:
Mick (Tel0116 2543536 Mob0796 1062000)
Cost:
£200 due by 1st May 2019
Grade:
Moderate
Map Ref:
NN 626077
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Weather Forecast

Likely weather conditions for this date and location, based on historical data from wunderground.com

Warm93% chance
Rain70% chance
Partly Cloudy43% chance
Cloudy43% chance
Humid20% chance
Windy13% chance
Sunny13% chance
Fog10% chance
Cool7% chance
Thunderstorms3% chance

Local Pictures

All pictures courtesy of Geograph Britain and Ireland, under the terms of a Creative Commons BY-SA licence.