This settlement was established on the route of an old drove road but was largely developed after the arrival of the railway in the 1870’s. The village remains a popular tourist destination and has a hotel, shop and post office. In the centre of the village you will find the Buchanan monument, erected in 1883 to commemorate the religious poet Dugald Buchanan.
The village of Strathyre is surrounded by Strathyre forest. This stunning natural woodland is popular with walkers, climbers, cyclists, horse riders and wildlife enthusiasts. Nearby Loch Lubnaig offers fishing, canoeing, kayaking and other watersports. The location of the village also makes it an ideal base for exploring the Balquhidder and Rob Roy country.