Activities in and around Killin,
Loch Tay and Perthshire

For outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers, Killin is truly the ideal holiday and travel base when visiting Scotland.

Killin is surrounded by Munroes for hillwalkers and mountaineers, Lochs and Rivers for fishermen and lovers of watersports besides an abundance of nature trails, rare flora and wildlife in its natural habitat - there really is something for everyone.

Here is a selection of the most popular activites, excursions and day trips:


  • Hillwalking
  • Mountaineering
  • Rock Climbing
  • Snow and Ice Climbing
  • Ski and Snowboarding
  • Seaplanes
  • Sailing
  • Boat trips
  • Canoeing and kayaking
  • Jet ski
  • Water ski
  • Hunting and stalking
  • Clay pigeon shooting
  • Fishing
  • Fly fishing
  • Birdwatching
  • Cycling
  • Moto cross
  • Quad biking
  • Para gliding
Tarmachan Ridge, near Killin, Perthshire

The Tarmachan Ridge, near Killin

Excursions and Day Trips

  • Crannog Centre, near Kenmore
  • Ben Lawers Nature Reserve
  • Rob Roy's grave, Balquhidder
  • Fortingall Yew Tree, at thousands of years old the oldest living thing in Europe!
  • Stirling Castle
  • West Highland Way
  • Rob Roy Way
  • Oban for boat trips and Sea Life Centre
  • Glen Coe, history and natural beauty
  • Fort William
  • Cruachan Power Station
  • Whisky Distilleries (so many, so close!)
Fortingall Yew Tree (Taxus baccata), thousands of years old and the oldest living thing in Europe!

Fortingall Yew Tree (Taxus baccata)