Millmore log cabin is a self catering holiday home in Killin. Comfortable log cabin accommodation located beside the River Dochart with views of the river leading to the famous Falls of Dochart. There is an extensive garden area where you can sit and enjoy the ripple of the river. Open to the river bank where there is an abundance of wildlife, flowers and fauna. A good base for exploring.
All on one level, you enter through the porch area into the lounge with TV, seating for 5 and a wood burner. From here you enter the dining room with dining table, chairs and an electric storage heater and fire. The galley kitchen is well equipped with electric cooker, microwave and toaster. The master bedroom has a double bed and storage, a triple bedroom with a double bed and single bed on top. The family bathroom has a bath with shower over, sink and toilet. Access to the property is through the grounds of the main house Millmore, the cabin is isolated at the far end of the extensive garden for peace and tranquillity. The owners have two very friendly dogs and free range chickens, the chickens do wander the grounds. You may be lucky and see the local wildlife while you are visiting, deer, red squirrels, herons, pheasants, hares and sparrowhawks.
There is mini-supermarket in Killin (co-op) as well as an outdoor centre where you will find fishing permits and bike-hire, and the Old Watermill now used as a shop downstairs and an area upstairs where local artists display their work. You will find a number of restaurants and shops in the village. There is a large park behind the village hall.
It is a short walk into the village along the main street but for the more adventurous the route 7 cycle path is close by or the Local Ben Lawers is a short drive away.
Falls of Dochart – Spectacular after heavy rainfall, the rushing white waters of the river pass beneath the bridge at the north end of town. At Hogmanay you can enjoy fireworks from the bridge too.
The Old Watermill – Seen from the bridge, now used to display local arts and crafts
Moirlanich Longhouse – This beautifully conserved dwelling and byre in Glen Lochay, near Killin, offers a unique insight into rural life in 19th-century and early 20th century Scotland. There is a visitor centre next to this historic building offering a look into the past.
Finlarig Castle Ruins – These ancient ruins have a long history.The ruins of Finlarig Castle stand on top of a large wooded mound that rises to the north of the minor road that links the north end of the village of Killin to the west end of Loch Tay. Close by are the ruins of the Breadalbane Mausoleum
Shops and Restaurants – Killin is a popular village and there are a number of bars, restaurants and shops to enjoy.
Things to Do
Golf – Killin Golf Club is a short drive from the property. A picturesque 9 hole course set in the beautiful scenery of the Perthshire Highlands. Often described as the most beautiful 9 hole golf course in Scotland. Visitors are very welcome.
Other courses include St Fillans, Comrie and Callander.
Fishing – Nearby Loch Tay offers great opportunities for fishing. Organised fishing trips http://www.lochtayfishntrips.co.uk/index.php
Cycling – The National Cycle Network, Sustrans route 7 Cycle path can be accessed close by and is popular with walkers and cyclists. For mountain bike hire contact the Killin Outdoor shop on the main street
Walking -Whether you are a hill walker of experience or just a beginner the whole area abounds with delightful walks. Ben Lawers, Britain’s tenth highest mountain at 1214 meters, overlooks the village along with its stunning neighbour the Tarmachan Ridge. Ben Lawers is a recommended beginner’s choice with magnificent views from the top. For the experienced mountaineer there are over twenty ‘Munros’ within a twenty-mile radius of Killin, and great routes all-year round. For equipment hire or maps contact Killin Outdoors
Taymouth Castle – Dating from 19th Century. Situated just North East of the village of Kenmore, Perth and Kinross in the Highlands of Scotland.
Crannog Centre – step back in time and experience life in a traditional Crannog, with experts on hand and multiple events throughout the year.
The Old Yew Tree – An ancient European Yew, believed to be the oldest surviving yew tree in the United Kingdom. It is believed to be 5000 years old. Modern experts believe it to be 2000 – 3000 years old. The tree sits in the Kirk yard in the village of Fortingall, Perthshire, Scotland. A celtic font can be seen just to the right of the kirk entrance. You may also like to see the 7th century hand bell located in a small nook in the kirk., a number of well preserved pictish stones can be seen inside the kirk.