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In Killin itself we can boast of 2 antique shops, 3 craft shops, a picture shop, the Outdoor Centre and a newspaper shop for your souvenirs as well as a supermarket, hardware shop, greengrocer and florist for your general needs.
Stirling (35 miles away) and Perth (38 miles away) have large modern shopping malls and business and retail parks. On the way to Stirling you will pass through Kilmahog (where you can meet Hamish the Highland Cow) and Callander where you can buy clothing and souvenirs and the Antiques Centre.
Near Perth is the 'Harrods of the North' - the House of Bruar.
Travel alongside Loch Tay towards Aberfeldy and Pitlochry, on the way you can stop at House of Menzies and at Kenmore the Mains of Taymouth you can pick up some unusual gifts. Aberfeldy also offers several small interesting shops and nearby is the Caithness glass outlet At Pitlochry a worthwhile visit to the Heathergem factory allows you to see the jewelry being made from heather stems.
Edinburgh and Glasgow are within easy reach and offer good days out for visitors staying at Killin. They have a plentiful selection of shops both within the city centres as well as retail parks on the outskirts.
It is worth noting, whilst thinking about spending money, that here in Scotland our money comes in various varieties! We not only trade with pounds sterling issued by the Bank of England but also in pounds sterling issued by the Bank of Scotland, the Royal Bank of Scotland and the Clydesdale Bank. These notes issued in Scotland are not universally accepted in England and should be exchanged at banks for Bank of England notes. Also we have a Scottish £1 note but there is no longer an English one.
Within the village we have a sports complex offering facilities for Football, Tennis, Mini Hockey, Basketball on the astraturf, Bowling Green and Putting, and if the weather is poor, indoors Table Tennis. Breadalbane Park has a good children's play area and lots of room to run about.
Loch Tay Highland Lodges (01567 820323) Provides:
McLaren Leisure Centre, Callander (01877 330000) have the nearest Swimming Pool, they also have Spa and Steam Rooms, a Solarium, two squash courts, a four rink bowling hall, an Indoor climbing wall and all weather floodlit tennis court.
There are several other centres in the area offering Clay pigeon shooting, Canyoning, white water rafting to name but a few (see the activities page for more ideas). At Blair Atholl there is a equestrian centre.