From Crianlarich, those following the West Coast 200 route need to continue onto the A82 and track the journey up to Tyndrum. The Gaelic name for Tyndrum is Taigh an Droma. This translates as ‘the house on the ridge’. However, this small village has more to offer than just a house on a ridge!
Situated on the West Coast 200 route and in the heart of the hillwalking country, Tyndrum is a popular rest stop for tourists and travellers. It has two rail stations as well, which make it easily accessible.
Most visitors to Tyndrum will find themselves in the Green Welly Stop. This bustling shop offers an arrange of products from necessary outdoor gear, local gifts and plenty of whisky too.
Tyndrum is also home to Coronish Gold Mine. It is here where the is a small-scale mining production of both silver and gold. During your stay in Tyndrum you can complete another Munro; Ben Lui. Ben Lui or Beinn Laoigh translates as the ‘hill of the calf’ and reaches a height of 1,130 metres. Many people begin the walk to the summit from Tyndrum Lower Station.
After the walk, Tyndrum has plenty of places to eat and drink, including the popular Real Food Café which offers an extensive menu including its award-winning fish and chips and lots of home-baked treats. There are also plenty of facilities including a seating area outside, disabled access and is dog-friendly too.