Little Carbeth is very well situated for touring Scotland: we are 30 minutes by car from Stirling and Glasgow and 1 hour from Edinburgh and Perth.
The village of Killearn is nearby and within walking distance. The facilities there include: Chemist, doctors, co-op, spar, bank with ATM, tea rooms, gift shops, village pub with restaurant and hotel with restaurant.
Balfron is about 2 miles away and offers a similar selection of facilities.
Things to do in the immediate area:
Excellent tennis courts are within walking distance.
8 courses are within 10 miles. Balfron has an 18 hole course with magnificent scenery, day tickets £15. Buchanan Castle Golf Club, described as one of the most beautiful in Scotland, is 15 minutes away and reduced green fees have been negotiated.
Pony Trekking & Water Sports
Available at Loch Lomond.
Cycle hire is available nearby. Super mountain bike tracks criss-cross nearby Queen Elizabeth Forest Park.
Glengoyne is 5 minutes drive away and is an award-winning distillery with guided tours.
Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park
The Park has lots of attractions, too many to list. We recommend that you check out their website Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park .
Places to eat
There are 5 restaurants in the Killearn area.
Neighbouring Villages: Balfron, Fintry, Kippen, Drymen, Buchlyvie & Blanefield all have Pubs and/or Hotels that serve food all day.