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Balquhidder, Stirling

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Balquhidder, Stirling

"Balwhidder" redirects here, for the fictional minister, see Annals of the Parish; for the Viscount of Balwhidder, see Duke of Atholl. {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:56.21|-04.22|region:GB_type:city|||||| |primary |name= }} Balquhidder Scottish Gaelic: Both Phuidir File:Balquhidder Church Feb 2004. jpg 250px Balquhidder is located in StirlingBalquhidderBalquhidder Council area Stirling Country Scotland Sovereign state United Kingdom EU Parliament Scotland List of places UK Scotland Balquhidder is a small village in the Stirling council area of Scotland. It is overlooked by the dramatic mountain terrain of the Braes of Balquhidder, at the head of Loch Voil. Balquhidder Glen is also popular for fishing, nature watching and walking. The village's railway station is no longer open.
Administrative CountyStirling
Traditional CountyPerthshire
OS GridNN5320
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityCentral Scotland
 

Other names by which Balquhidder, Stirling has been known in the past

Baile Chul Tir

Balquhidder, Stirling in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Balquhidder, par. and vil., W. Perthshire, at E. end of Loch Voil, 3 miles W. of Lochearnhead ry. sta., 53,149 ac. (1474 water); quoad sacra par., 759 ac., pop. 627; P.O. The dist. is celebrated in Scottish song, and was the scene of many of the exploits of Rob Roy, whose tomb is in the graveyard.

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