Doune

[Doune village centre & mercat cross]

Doune is a small but attractive village occupying a spot where the main road from Stirling to Callander crosses the River Teith. The village doesn't yet seem to have woken up to the fact that it's right next to an increasingly popular honeypot site: Doune Castle brings in Outlander and Monty Python fans by the busload. Widen your search by a few miles and you can also find a major safari park and an excellent distillery. Yet the high street remains stubbornly quiet, with a handful of places to eat, a supermarket, a couple of craft shops, but not much else. Map geeks take note: Scottish map publishers Harvey have their HQ here, with a tiny shop which looks far too old-fashioned to be the home store of such a well-known brand - push past the pile of staff umbrellas on the porch to get inside.

[George Street]

Name: Doune ★★☆☆☆
Location: G.R.: NN 727016 ///situates.grove.film

[St Modoc's Church]

Within walking distance

>> see separate post for Doune Castle ★★★★☆
>> see separate post for Walk: Doune by the riverside ★★★☆☆

[Doune Castle (April 2015)]

Nearby

>> see separate post for Deanston Distillery ★★★☆☆ (1 mile away)
>> see separate post for Blair Drummond Safari Park ★★★★☆ (2 miles away)
>> see separate post for Sir David Stirling Memorial ★☆☆☆☆ (3 miles away)

[War memorial]

[Main Street]

[River Teith near Doune]

[View of the village from Doune Castle (April 2015)]

[Sir David Stirling Memorial (April 2015)]

[Blair Drummond Safari Park (September 2014)]

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