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Brig o Turk

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Brig o Turk is a real small Village in the Trossachs area of Scotland, 47 miles north of Glasgow, 7 miles west of Callander, 3 miles east of Loch Katrine for Boat Trips.

The area is also popular for mountain hiking, biking and the hill road over to Aberfoyle, known as The Dukes Pass, see the Click on Map link below for links to these.

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The image top right is of the 1930s wooden Brig o Turk Tearoom, used in the 1959 remake of the film - The 39 Steps, with Kenneth Moore playing a London Spy hiding from the Police in Scotland.

The second image is of the Byre Inn, formerly the Brig o Turk Bistro, a popular spot for drinks and meals.

The Old Brig o Turk from 1796 is about 200 yards down an old road from the Byre Inn, crossing the River Turk.

1853, this area became famous after the wealthy John Ruskin and his Wife visited the area in 1853 to have paintings of him in the countryside done by the famous painter John Everett Millais, with Millais having an affair with Ruskin's wife at the time, leading to a major scandal in English high society. More Information.

The Trossachs Church is 2 miles west of Brig o Turk, built in 1849.

Glen Finglas Visitor Centre is under 1 mile east of Brig o Turk, with a large car park and signed walking route up into the hills. The route is also popular for Mountain Biking.

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