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The Old Bank Bed and Breakfast
Ideal base for touring Perthshire, Trossachs, Argyll and the West Highlands
With log fires and comfy bedrooms, a very warm welcome awaits you at Drumfinn Guest House all year round. The house is run to a very high standard and cleanliness is a priority.
Visit our web site for details of our off season breaks.
Drumfinn sits in the middle of Killin which is located on beautiful Loch Tay.
Not to mention Loch Lomond (22 miles) and the Trossachs (Callander is only 24 miles from here) as well as Argyll (Inveraray 46 miles / Oban 55 miles) and the West Highlands (Glencoe 40 miles).
We have 5 bright, airy, comfortable double/twin bedrooms, some en-suite, which have spectacular views of the mountains. All rooms have heating, TV, radio alarm, hospitality tray. We have a strict no smoking policy.
We have a cheerful breakfast room with buffet breakfast, including fresh fruit, cereal, toast, croissant etc., and our full Scottish breakfast includes bacon, eggs, sausage, tomatoes, fresh mushrooms, potato scone, baked beans, black pudding, fried bread. Special dietary requirements are catered for.
Drumfinn was built in 1837 for the Union Bank and later the Bank of Scotland. It was used as a bank until the 1960s and the vault has been retained as a unique feature of the breakfast room!
Base your holiday in Killin and you'll find there's much to see and do. You can drive around the beautiful countryside visiting distilleries, museums, historic sites, gardens and much more. The scenery is simply spectacular in whichever direction you travel.
One of the most unique visitor attractions locally is The Crannog Centre on Loch Tay. This authentic recreation is based on excavations of these ancient loch dwellings which were built here thousands of years ago.
The village of Killin has a wide variety of shops, a bank, cash points, excellent Tourist Information and Folklore Centre, good quality restaurants and tea rooms, launderette, bus, post bus, taxi services, garage and recovery service.
The famous Falls of Dochart are a two minute walk from Drumfinn Guest House and are popular with visitors all year round. Historically, Killin was home to the Campbell clan and also Clan McNab (whose burial site can be visited via the Falls of Dochart Bridge).
Pipe bands parade through the village some weekends during the summer and the Killin Highland Games are held in August.
The church in Killin was rebuilt in 1700s but the original church is thought to date back to the 9th century. In the church is a seven sided font, thought to be over 1000 years old and the only seven sided font discovered in Scotland. The first minister of the new church was the Rev. James Stewart who translated the New Testament into Scottish Gaelic and whose ministry had far reaching consequences for the whole of Scotland.
Killin was featured in the films The Thirty-nine Steps and Monty Python's Holy Grail.
Munro bagging - many mountains over 3000 ft are within an easy drive (including the famous slopes of Glen Coe, pictured right).
Walking - lots of walks, easy or hard, around Killin and beyond.
Nature and wildlife - the area attracts rare butterflies such as the Scotch Argus and the Pearl Bordered Fritillary. Golden eagle, osprey, peregrine falcon, variety of ducks and geese etc, red squirrel, deer, pine marten are regularly sighted in and around the area and rare alpine plants are being enticed back into the area.
Golf - Killin boasts an excellent 9 hole golf course, restaurant and licensed bar and welcomes visitors.
Fishing - local ghillies available for loch and river fishing, permits available in the village for brown trout, salmon and coarse fishing.
Water sports - Canadian canoeing, rafting, kayaking, sailing with tuition if required.
Horse Riding and Pony Trekking - available nearby.
Cycling - Sustrans Cycle Route 7 passes through Killin, but there are lots of other areas worth cycling in and around Killin (bike hire available in Killin).