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● For many cen­turies Cri­eff hosted a ma­jor cattle tryst. Its apt trans­la­tion from Gaelic means Place Among the Trees. ● The orig­i­nal Bridge of Dochart at Killin dates from 1760 with the cen­tral arch re­built in 1831 af­ter a flood. ● Thought to de­rive from the Bry­thonic word tausa, mean­ing silent, Loch Tay ex­tends for 23km (14.5 miles) be­tween Killin and Ken­more. ● The su­perb Scot­tish Crannog Cen­tre takes vis­i­tors back some 2500 years to the Iron Age. ● The Birks of Aber­feldy con­sist of oak, ash and beech trees which are home to wood­pecker, treecreeper, war­blers, fly­catch­ers, dip­per, spar­rowhawk and much more.

Tay­mouth Cas­tle, Ken­more, was re­built in the 1800s, re­plac­ing 16th-cen­tury Bal­loch Cas­tle

The dra­matic Falls of Dochart at Killin

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