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Apart from pistol making, Doune is also known for its castle which is at the east end of the village. The castle is well preserved and has quite a mottley collection of past residents. The bridge on the main road is said to have been built by the taylor to James VI of Scotland when the ferryman acted up a bit awkward about paying his fare!
• See the Doune Ponds with their wildlife
• Visit the Red Kite Centre
• Take a look around Doune Castle
• Visit the Blair-Drummond safari park. A visit to the park combines a mixture of driving through animal reserves then parking and walking through pets farm, playing in one of the many adventure areas, taking in the sea lion and falconry displays and visiting chimp island. There are many picnic and BBQ areas around the park as well as restaurant and bar facilities.
• Saac - The Scottish Antique & Arts Centre
• Visit Deanston Distillery on the banks of the River Teith. The distillery is open for tours by appointment and there is a shop selling whiskies, branded merchandise, popo shirts and fleeces.