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Nestled within the breath-taking scenery of Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park, Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa provides a luxurious getaway right on your doorstep.  The hotel is just 4 miles from the charming village of Aberfoyle, 20 minutes from Stirling, 40 minutes from Glasgow and less than an hour from Edinburgh. There are plenty of reasons to indulge in a short break at Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa – the only four-star hotel in The Trossachs. Keen walkers and cyclists can take to the surrounding trails or, if you’re just looking to unwind, then the sumptuous spa is well worth a little indulgence. At Forest Hills, you’ll enjoy AA rosette award-winning dining in the Garden Restaurant, where dishes are created by our skilled chefs from fresh, quality ingredients, sourced locally where possible.  Take in the rugged beauty of the surrounding landscape as you enjoy afternoon tea on the terrace, with views over Loch Ard and Ben Lomond.

The Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa boasts stunning views across Loch Ard to the Trossachs. The 55 individually-styled bedrooms are comfortable, traditionally furnished, and come complete with many period features.  Having recently undergone a £1 million investment, many bedrooms have been stylishly refurbished, and feature luxurious furnishings along with comfortable beds and stunning views.

All Guestrooms Feature:

  • Complimentary Wifi Internet Access
  • Television
  • Large Desk
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Tea & coffee Hospitality Tray
  • Hairdryer

The Garden Restaurant:

The award-winning Garden Restaurant at Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa presents you with a fine dining menu, boasting a genuine taste of the Scottish Highlands. You’ll find the restaurant nestled on the banks of Loch Ard in the Trossachs, offering a combination of fine, local produce and magnificent panoramic views during your visit.
Only the finest Scottish beef, lamb, pork and wild white fish is served in The Garden Restaurant. Vegetables and dairy products are sourced from local, organic suppliers whenever possible. The Garden Restaurant is traditionally decorated and the food is a combination of both classic and contemporary fare.


On The Map: Aberfoyle is located in Central Scotland, within Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park. The City of Stirling is just 20 minutes to the east.

Aberfoyle is a charming village on the banks of the River Forth in the magnificent Queen Elizabeth Forest Park. Aberfoyle is a popular holiday location, with an attractive main street and well served with individual shops, cafés and restaurants. The Scottish Wool Centre relates the full story of wool, from sheep to the shops, through live sheep shows and hands-on demonstrations of spinning and working sheepdogs. The Queen Elizabeth Forest Park Visitor Centre is located to the south of Aberfoyle. The impressive visitor centre allows you to get up close to a wide range of wildlife with live CCTV viewing. The Forest Park is encompassed within Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park and combines conservation and recreation with timber production. The mixed woodlands provide a beautiful setting for over 60 miles of forest walks, drives, cycle tracks and picnic and play areas.

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