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There is limited accommodation inside Aberfoyle, but plenty of other accommodation options available in the surrounding area, although some do require you to have a car. We would recommend booking early, if possible. The list below is not an exhaustive list of the accommodation on offer and we are not affiliated with any of the providers shown. The list is only provided to assist Festival-goers find accommodation. If you are booking accommodation outside Aberfoyle and do not have a car, consider hiring a bike from the Aberfoyle Bike Shop for your stay. Once again, we recommend you book in advance!

Please note that the Taiko Gasshuku Alba 'residential' option already includes accommodation from 8-15 April (which includes the dates of the Scottish Taiko Festival). Anyone wanting to book the dorms at Dounans for the dates of the Scottish Taiko Festival only should contact us on The rate for this is £46 per night (shared single-sex dorms).

In Aberfoyle

Sage's Cabin - A shepherd's hut a couple of hundred metres from Dounans and 5 mins walk to the centre of the Village. £75 per night, book directly on

Forth Inn - A pub/inn in the centre of the village featuring delicious food and comfortable rooms.


Aberfoyle Inn - A pub/inn in the centre of the village featuring slightly more affordable rooms.

Heart Campers - Two beatifully converted Nissan Elgrand campervans for hire.

Mayfield Guest House - A comfortable bed and breakfast in the heart of Aberfoyle.

Craigmuick Cottage - A holiday house in the edge of Aberfoyle, by Loch Ard.

Creag Mhor Self  - A self-catering apartment in the centre of Aberfoyle.

The Bield B&B - Perfect private hire holiday accommodation for large groups. Sleeps 14 people.

Rob Roy Hotel  - Situated just outside Aberfoyle, within an easy 10-minute walk from the village centre along a paved cycle path.

MacDonald Forest Hills Resort Situated on the shore of Loch Ard in a place of incredible beauty, the Macdonald Forest Hills Resort provides exceptional accommodation! About 10 mins drive from Aberfoyle, on the way to Kinlochard, so you will need to have a car or arrange transport.

Duchray CastleIf you want to go all in and money’s no object… then this has to be the place. A 16th century castle with historic links to Rob Roy in the heart of the Trossachs National Park! 12 mins drive from Aberfoyle.

Nearby Campsites

Cobleland Campsite - Recommended - Nearest campsite to Aberfoyle, situated between Aberfoyle and Gartmore. It’s a 35 mins walk (5 mins drive) to Aberfoyle village centre along a paved bicycle path and about 30 minutes uphill to Gartmore.


Cashel Campsite, Loch Lomond - Nice campsite on the shores of Loch Lomond. 30 mins drive to Aberfoyle, not within walking or easy cycling distance. You can watch a video with a description of the campsite here.

Loch Chon Campsite - Beautiful campsite on Loch Chon, 16 mins drive from Aberfoyle - not walking distance but possible to cycle if you're keen.

Cool Camping - Information on campsites, glamping, cabins and caravan parks

Other places to stay nearby within easy driving distance

Kelty Cabins, Gartmore - 5 mins drive to Aberfoyle, 15 mins walk from Gartmore

Dreamcatcher Cabins, Gartmore - 5 mins drive/30 mins walk to Aberfoyle and Gartmore

Trossachs Holiday Park, by Gartmore - 7 mins drive to Aberfoyle and 5 mins drive to Gartmore

Karma Lake of Menteith Hotel - 8 mins drive to Aberfoyle. A fabulous hotel on the shore of the only lake in Scotland!

Benview Holiday Lodges - On the A81, between Aberfoyle (14 mins drive) and Killearn (11 mins drive).

Altskeith Country House - 8 mins drive to Aberfoyle. Country house situated on the shore of Loch Ard, in a site of incredible beauty.

Nether Glenny Farm & Cottages, Menteith

Loaninghead Farm

Dunroamin B&B and Self Catering

Stable Lodge

Ashbank B&B, Drymen

Loch Lomond Hideaways

Ballat Smithy Cottage

Cardross Estate
Achray Farm, Brig 'o' Turk

Arnprior Farm Glamping, Arnprior

Loch Katrine Eco Lodges

Trossachs Yurts at West Moss-side Organic Farm, by Thornhill

Lochend Chalets, Port of Menteith

Monachyle Mhor, Loch Voil

Independent Cottages, Loch Lomond, Trossachs and Balfron Station

Also consider looking for accommodation in other third-party sites:


Note: Although we have made every effort to ensure this information is up to date and accurate, we would recommend you double check all relevant information before booking.

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