Altskeith

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Coordinates: 56°11′N 4°29′W / 56.18°N 4.48°W / 56.18; -04.48

Altskeith
Altskeith is located in Scotland
Altskeith

 Altskeith shown within Scotland
OS grid reference NN4602
Shire county Stirling
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Altskeith Country House, is a traditional Scottish country house built in 1898. The property enjoys a magnificent position on the edge of Loch Ard with spectacular views South over the loch and West to Ben Lomond. Altskeith Country House lies in the heart of Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park.

The area where Altskeith Country House is located has excellent leisure facilities including a sailing club and the MacDonald Forest Hills Hotel and Spa. There is also the town of Aberfoyle at only 4 miles, it provides a full range of facilities.

Writers, poets and artist have all been fascinated by the incomparable atmosphere of this loch and its area, the tales of Robert Roy MacGregor and the mystery of the Children of the Mist and the clans who lived amidst these wild hills. Nearby Loch Katrine was the inspiration for Sir Walter Scott's poem The Lady of the Lake and Altskeith itself, featured as Glenkirk House in the 1959 adaptation, The 39 Steps.

Altskeith Country House functions as a large self-catering holiday home and wedding venue.