Our locations - getting here, staying here, Port of Menteith

Our locations - getting here, staying here, Port of Menteith

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Map Port of MenteithThe Nick Nairn Cook School is located near Port of Menteith, which is a 50 minute car journey from Glasgow, Edinburgh and their associated airports, or a short 25 minute drive from Stirling train station. Call 01877 389900 with any queries. 

From the M9Leave motorway (M9) at junction 10. Take A84 (signpost Crianlarich) pass Blairdrummond and shortly after branch left onto the A873- through Thornhill. Port of Menteith is approximately 6 miles beyond Thornhill. At Port of Menteith turn left (signpost Armprior) on to B8034. It is 1.5miles along here to the Cook School turn off, which is well signed from the road.

 

From StirlingTake the A811 (signposted Erskine Bridge). At Arnprior turn right onto the B8034 (signposted Port of Menteith). Drive approx 4 miles. You will pass Lochend Farm on your left, followed by a short hill bending round to the left. At bottom you see the sign on your left for Nick Nairn Cook School and Lochend Chalets, take this turn and follow the signs to our car park. 

 

Follow signs for M8 Greenock. Travel 4 miles, before joining M898 (Erskine Bridge-Toll). At the end of the bridge, take the left slip road (signed A82, A81 Crianlarich). Continue on A82 for 9 miles (still following signs for A81) until the roundabout at Balloch, taking third exit onto A811 (signed A81 Stirling). Continue along A811 for approx 12 miles until the T-junction with A81. Turn left and continue north for approx 8 miles towards Aberfoyle. Just before Aberfoyle (Rob Roy Inn to your left), turn right, signposted for Port of Menteith. Pass Braeval and continue until you come to the Port of Menteith. Turn right onto the B8034 and drive approx 1.5 miles, passing Lochend Fisheries and The Lake Hotel. Pass Inchie Farm on the right, turn right into the road signposted Lochend Chalets. Follow the road to the chalets; The Nick Nairn Cook School is signposted, with parking to the rear of the building.

 

Directions from North ScotlandLeave the M9 at junction 10, and head for Stirling. Follow signs for Erskine Bridge (A811). Once on the A811, drive for approximately 15 minutes, until reaching Arnprior. At Arnprior turn right onto the B8034, sign posted Port of Menteith. After 4 miles, you will see a sign for the Cook School on your left hand side.

 

Directions from NW Scotland

Follow the A81 through Blanefield and continue North. Just before Aberfoyle (Rob Roy Inn to your left), turn right, signposted for Port of Menteith. Pass Braeval and continue until you come to the Port of Menteith. Turn right onto the B8034 and drive approx 1.5 miles, passing the  Fisheries and The Lake Hotel. Pass Inchie Farm on the right, turn right into the road signposted for the Cook School.

 

Taxi Service

Trossachs Cab Company in Aberfoyle offers a meet and greet service from Glasgow and Edinburgh airports or Stirling train station. Simply call on 01877 382 108 or e-mail trossachscabs@aol.com your travel details, and you will be met and transferred to your accommodation or to the Cook School, then delivered back to your point of departure upon the course's conclusion.

We also recommend Crescent Cabs, Bert is a familiar face at the school and can collect or drop you off for wherever you wish tel: 07710 800067