Tag: Killearn

Outlander fans saved by mountain rescuers after swimming in dangerous gorge

OUTLANDER fans – some of them in swimming gear – are being saved by mountain rescuers after flocking to a beauty spot that features in the hit show.

There has been a big increase in visitors to Finnich Glen and the Devil’s Pulpit, near Killearn, Stirling, after they featured in an episode of the series.

Read it on the The Sun website.

BBC accused of putting lives at risk promoting dangerous Finnich Glen gorge as ‘magical’

The BBC has been accused of putting lives at risk by promoting a dangerous gorge as one of the most “magical” and “fun” places to explore in Scotland.

Finnich Glen near Killearn in Stirlingshire – also known as The Devil’s Pulpit – has been growing in popularity ever since it appeared in hit TV series Outlander.

Read it on the Express website.

Rural Stirling areas see improvement in high-speed fibre broadband network

Rural areas have seen an extension in the high-speed fibre broadband network, it was claimed this week.

Premises in Blanefield, Stirling, Balfron, Drymen and Killearn are among the latest to be reached by the project, extending existing coverage in these areas.

Read it on the Daily Record website.

Arthur star tells of being ‘excited’ about Highlands scenes

The star of new movie King Arthur: Legend of the Sword has told of being “very excited” when told scenes were to be shot in the Scottish Highlands.

Locations for the Guy Ritchie-directed movie included near the Bealach na Bà, a pass in Applecross, and Devil’s Pulpit, near Killearn.

Read it on the BBC News website.

Outlander fans heading to beauty spot leads to parking problems

Traffic problems have been reported at a beauty spot made more popular after featuring in a television blockbuster.

Issues involving dangerous and illegal parking at the Devil’s Pulpit, off the A809, near Killearn, were raised at the village’s community council.

Read it on the Daily Record website.

Villagers object to former Black Bull being knocked down

Over 50 people don’t want the historic former Black Bull Hotel in Killearn to be bulldozed to make way for flats.

A total of 57, out of 61, are opposed to a planning application for 17 flats on the site.

Read it on the Milngavie Herald website.

King Arthur film views inspire magic Scottish tourism drive

The campaign comes in the run-up to the release of the Guy Ritchie film King Arthur: Legend of the Sword in May.

Scenes from Scotland in the movie include the Devil’s Pulpit, near Killearn, and The Bealach at Applecross.

Read it on the BBC News website.

Scottish car firm founder Sir Arnold Clark dies

Sir Arnold Clark, the founder of Britain’s biggest independent group of car dealerships, has died at the age of 89.

The billionaire was born in Glasgow, where he set up his first showroom in 1954 after leaving the RAF.

Read it on the BBC News website.

More of Killearn now has fibre broadband!

Great news even more parts of Killearn now have fibre broadband. Find out if you can get it, by checking your phone number at dslchecker.bt.com.

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