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Callander, Stirling

Callander is a small town in the region of Stirling, Scotland, situated on the River Teith. The town is located in the former county of Perthshire and is a popular tourist stop to and from the Highlands. The town serves as the eastern gateway to the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, the first National Park in Scotland. Due to its location it is often referred to as the "Gateway to the Highlands". The former St.
Administrative CountyStirling
Traditional CountyPerthshire
OS GridNN6307
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Police AuthorityCentral Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCentral Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCentral Scotland
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01877 33....
Populationest. 3,130 (2006)

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

Callander, market town and par., SW. Perthshire, on river Teith, 16 miles NW. of Stirling, 45 N. of Glasgow, and 52 NW. of Edinburgh by rail -- par., 53,817 ac. (2630 water), pop. 2167; town, pop. 1522; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks; is much resorted to by tourists because of its proximity to the Trossachs, and its situation in the midst of romantic scenery; in vicinity of town are Callander Hydropathic, and Callander House and Callander Lodge, seats.

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