This short, 49 mile route from Callander to South Queensferry will first take you into Stirling through Bannockburn, the site of one of Scotland’s most historic and celebrated battles. In the City of Stirling the Wallace Monument and Stirling Castle sit proudly atop the hills. As you leave Stirlingshire, you will see the rolling Ochil hills in the distance with the villages and towns of Clackmannanshire beneath them.
Next on the route, you will reach the bustling town of Falkirk, with its own impressive mansion, Callendar House and The Falkirk Wheel, a stunning feat of 21st-century engineering and the world’s only rotating boat lift. Well worth a visit while in Falkirk is a stunning new attraction, The Kelpies.
In West Lothian, you can take a look around the historic Linlithgow Palace, where Mary Queen of Scots was born, hop on a train at Bo'ness and Kinneil Steam Railway or enjoy outdoor activities at Beecraigs Country Park.
Heading further south towards South Queensferry you can visit the elegant Hopetoun House, one of Scotland's finest Adams' mansions. Also worth a visit in this area is Dalmeny House.
This route also takes in the attractive old burgh of South Queensferry, which is dominated by the mighty Forth road and rail bridges.