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Why Leny Estate is the Perfect Spot for Your Summer Family Getaway

Now that school is out for summer in Scotland, it’s the perfect time to plan your summer family getaway. Finding a destination that offers the opportunity for relaxation, adventure, and quality family time is a dream come true and luckily, we can offer all of that here at Leny Estate! Idyllically located in the beautiful Trossachs National Park, we’re tucked far enough away that you can enjoy some much-needed downtime with your loved ones in the peace and quiet of the Scottish countryside, but we are also close enough to the beautiful town of Callander if you want to grab a bite to eat and shop the local offerings. If you have some thrill-seekers in your family, we are also situated close to Loch Katrine, Loch Venachar, and Loch Lomond where you’ll find plenty of water sports, or if hiking is your family’s thing, the highest mountain in the Trossachs, Ben Ledi, is on our doorstep! If that hasn’t been convincing enough, continuing reading to discover why Leny Estate is the perfect spot for your summer family getaway!

Unparalleled Natural Beauty

Leny Estate is nestled within breathtaking landscapes that provide a serene backdrop for your family staycation. We are surrounded by lush green fields, the rolling Leny Hills, and stunning views that extend for miles and miles on a clear day. This makes Leny Estate the ideal spot for a family of nature lovers. An abundance of wildlife surrounds us, and you never know what you might see from the window of your cottage or lodge! Majestic Roe and Red deer have been known to frequent the estate, along with wild rabbits, squirrels, and even some mighty birds of prey. You and your family will wake up to the sound of the garden birds chirping, setting the perfect tone for a day of exploration or relaxation – whichever you prefer!

Comfortable and Luxurious Accommodation

Here at Leny Estate, comfort meets luxury when it comes to our accommodation options. We offer a variety of accommodations to suit every family’s needs, from our cosy log cabins to our spacious cottages. Each accommodation has been meticulously designed, providing all the modern amenities you need while maintaining a charming rustic appeal. We even have a dog-friendly option in our Leny Lodge meaning that the whole family can join in on the staycation, including the four-legged members!

Family-Friendly Activities

One of the main features of Leny Estate is our on-site activities that are suitable for the entire family, meaning there’s no need to venture too far during your stay if you don’t want to. Our playpark and picnic areas are located just beyond our log cabins and offer the perfect setting for a fun afternoon in the sun as well as a place to enjoy lunch with your family overlooking the stunning landscape. All of our accommodations offer barbeque facilities offering the opportunity for some tranquil al fresco dining – the perfect end to the day!

Proximity to Local Attractions

While we consider Leny Estate to be a destination in itself, our location makes it very easy for families to explore the nearby attractions. Go Ape in Aberfoyle is only a 20-minute drive away for families who would enjoy an exhilarating tree top adventure, Doune Castle is also 20 minutes away by car for any history buffs. This castle was also used as a filming location for Game of Thrones! 25 minutes away is Blair Drummond Safari Park and offers the perfect family day out with a wild animal reserve, adventure playground, petting zoo, boat trip, and much more. Other attractions in close proximity to Leny Estate are Stirling Castle, the Wallace Monument, and the Falkirk Wheel.

There are also many outdoor activities on the doorstep of Leny Estate. Spend a relaxing day fishing from the shore of Loch Venacher (permitted from designated areas) or rent a boat from Trossach’s Leisure which is around 4 miles from Callander. Loch Katrine and Loch Achray are also close by and offer the same opportunities. For the hiking enthusiasts, Leny Estate is situated close to many of the most majestic mountains in Scotland including Ben A’an, Ben Ledi, and Ben Venue with Ben Vorlich and Stuc a’Chroin also being nearby for any Munro baggers!

Exceptional Dining Options

At Leny Estate, we are blessed to have a great range of dining options right here on our doorstep. Whether you are looking for to relax with a lakeside lunch, grab a quick sandwich, tea, and cake before hitting the road, or sit down for a gourmet three course meal, there’s something for everyone nearby. We recommend The Lade Inn for a hearty, traditional pub meal, Mhor Fish for award-winning local seafood, Deli Ecosse for a home cooked all day Scottish breakfast, or Venachar Lochside for a light lunch on the banks of Loch Venachar.

Book Your Stay Today!

Leny Estate is a place where families can create lasting memories through our combination of natural beauty, engaging activities and exceptional service. We are your perfect destination for a last-minute family getaway this summer. Whether you’re seeking adventure or relaxation, Leny Estate has everything you need for an unforgettable experience. We have some last minute mid-week availability for July and August, so contact us today and one of our friendly staff will be happy to help you.

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