Birkenwood Cottage ref: CC524035

Kippen, Perthshire & Stirling

Scottish Tourist Board 4 Star Self Catering



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  • Bungalow 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • WiFi 
  • Washing Machine 


Birkenwood Cottage is a charming self catering property nestling at the foot of the Campsie Fells, on the edge of the fertile Carse of Stirling, is a short drive from the village of Kippen. This semi-detached cottage is well-equipped and boasts stunning uninterrupted views North to the mountains off the Trossachs and East to the Wallace Monument at Stirling. On the ground floor is the lounge which has an open fire, a good sized, well-equipped kitchen with breakfasting area, a twin bedroom, bathroom and dining room. Upstairs has coombed ceilings with feature wooden beams and Velux windows. Here you will find the master bedroom and the spacious landing with a sofa bed (for + 1) and reading area. The cottage also has its own enclosed garden with off road parking.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Property has gas central heating and comprises:
Lounge: With open fire, Free View TV and DVD; view to Wallace Monument
Dining Room; With table and chairs
Kitchen: With electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer; breakfasting area
Bedroom 1: With two single beds; view to Wallace Monument
Bathroom: With shower over small corner whirlpool bath, WC and wash basin

First floor

Bedroom 2: With king size bed, TV/DVD, coombed ceilings, view to the Trossach Mountains
Landing Area: With desk, chair and sofa bed (for + 1)

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor


All gas, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Logs for wood burner available locally. Wi-fi facility and telephone for incoming calls.


Fully enclosed garden with furniture and views to Stirling and out to the mountains of the Trossachs. Off road parking for 2 cars.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
    2.5 Miles
  • Distance
    7 Miles
  • Restaurant
    2.5 Miles
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
    2.5 Miles
  • Railway station distance
    7.0 miles
  • Lake

About the local area

The surrounding farmland has lovely lush fields and grazing cattle who nosy over the garden fence. You are only a short drive away from the village of Kippen, it has great local facilities with a butcher, deli, grocery shop and award winning pub and restaurant. Nearby Balfron has a 18 hole golf course and Carron Valley has graded mountain bike trails. There is ample opportunities for fishing (by permit) on the numerous surrounding lochs. The Campsie Fells and Fintry Hills provide a variety of walking tracks and the Trossachs has spectacular mountains to climb like Ben Lomond, Ben A’an, Ben Venue and Ben Ledi. The city of Stirling is less than a 15 minute drive away and offers wonderful historic places of interest to visit, a great shopping centre, leisure facilities including a large multi screen cinema. Blair Drummond Safari Park is a fantastic  day out for all the family. There are numerous activities available for every age and interests including clay pigeon shooting, horse riding, guided walks, 4x4 safari’s, quad biking and sailing. For the more adventurous Aberfoyle has a high wire forest experience, with the longest zip wire in Britain. It ia an area steeped in history and there are lots of places of interest to visit. The Loch Katrine Steamship "Sir Walter Scott" is a great cruise, reached by a thrilling drive over the twisting undulating "Duke’s Pass", or experience the 3 Lochs Forest Drive. Visit Scotland’s only lake - Lake of Menteith - and take a boat trip over to Inchmahome Priory. This great central location provides opportunity to explore Stirlingshire and the Loch Lomond  & Trossachs National Park.

Things to do nearby

The Black Watch Castle and Museum

This historical military regiment is a great destination for a family day out.

Perth Museum and Art Gallery

One of the oldest museums in the U.K., Perth Museum and Art Gallery is the perfect day trip out on one of those famous Scottish rainy days!

Highland Safaris

For those after something a little different, Highland Safaris provides some of the most exciting and unique safari days and events in central Scotland.

Aberfoyle to Loch Katrine

This 28 mile round route is excellent for exploring Loch Katrine and the surrounding Queen Elizabeth Forest Park

Beatrix Potter Garden

The Beatrix Potter garden located in the Birnham institute, near Dunkeld, is said to be the childhood inspiration to the writing and artwork of Beatrix Potter.

Linlithgow Palace

Set in West Lothian and with roots as far back as the 12th century, Linlithgow Palace boasts some amazing scenery making it extremely popular with visitors throughout the year.

Blair Castle

This remarkable 13th Century private home is open to the public and allows visitors to explore its magnificent gardens and grounds.

Scone Palace

Contrary to what its name may lead you to believe, Scone Palace is actually a place rich in history.

Hopetoun House
Hopetoun House

Set in over 6,500 acres of outstanding natural landscape, Hopetoun House is steeped in family history and displays wonderful architecture with the many scenic walks and trails surrounding it.

Crieff Visitor Centre

Crieff visitor centre is home to an interesting mixture of attractions.

Scottish Crannog Centre

Who would have thought that sites such as Loch Tay would be hiding early iron-age loch dwellings (Crannogs) deep under the water?!

Loch Katrine

The best place to enjoy the timeless beauty of the Trossachs is Loch Katrine.

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