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Nice Views, and Lovely Opportunities to See the Birds and Animals

We had a light lunch here on arrival, then went off on a walk on the waterfall trail which was... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Canberra, Australia
Nice place to stop for a drink and a walk

We stopped for coffee and cake...which were ok. However the views from the cafe are stunning. We... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2018
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The Dukes Pass via The Trossachs, Aberfoyle, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park FK8 3SX, Scotland
+44 300 067 6615
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Visitors Centre is well worth visiting. Lots of information about nature for children, and the walks around the woods are dotted with experiences for young children, such as damming a stream with sluice gates, climbing items, and magical hidey holes during the Christmas season....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting for children, and loads for them to see and learn. Staff very friendly and helpful and keen to advise you on the best walks nearby.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank cornishpasty75
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was quieter seeing the tourist season is over. However the cafe serving a decent breakfast was still opened at 10am. Breakfast rolls and drinks, yummy. Next the walk... We live locally so are biased and would highly recommend this place for family with little...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JensonLim
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Lodge is a short drive from Aberfoyle and nestles in the Queen Elizabeth Forest Park. Easy to park and there are lots of walks and wild life. Good café and interesting displays to read and live camera footage of different parts of the park....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lenovohazel
Reviewed 6 November 2018

We had a light lunch here on arrival, then went off on a walk on the waterfall trail which was nice, although the falls weren’t terribly strong due to a lack of rain. While down near the falls we then walked over to the wildlife...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank TheOldMacs
Reviewed 31 October 2018

We stopped for coffee and cake...which were ok. However the views from the cafe are stunning. We then went for a short walk which was well signed, and was appropriate for a pushchair. The Frankenstein decorations along the paths were a nice touch and there...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Christopher A
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Drove out here while on a short stay in Callander as the last time I visited this woodland I was a schoolgirl and I wanted to see it now 50 or so years layer. I wasn't disappointed it was fantastic with lovely walks from short...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Grovygranma
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

Visited with my family including three young grandchildren. This is a marvellous place for family walks, and very impressed by the provision for those using wheel chair or mobility scooter. Animal hide gave fabulous opportunity to watch wildlife. We saw red squirrels, which are rare...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Pilgrim1500s
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Full of information and guidance. A good place to start if unsure of what to do or where to go. Plenty of walks nearby with amazing scenery. Close to the Three Lochs Forest Dtive.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David L
Reviewed 7 October 2018

This seems to be park of another attraction (Queen Elizabeth Park) but this one only applies to the Visitor Center. Toilets are available for use and their is a facility called a Monkey attraction on site where people can pay a cost and complete some...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Matthew R
15 August 2018|
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Response from 866michaelh | Reviewed this property |
Don't think it is but if you ring them the will tell you for sure on +44 300 067 6615 or check out their website.
20 November 2017|
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Response from Q9271IIbeckyh | Reviewed this property |
Yes you do have to follow the path to the hide but you won’t be disappointed as they’re always on the feeders
6 June 2015|
Response from Alison M | Reviewed this property |
The visitor centre is free. If you want to do go ape you have to book and pay.