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Standing at the foot of the Ochil Hills, the village of Dollar in Scotland is a rural idyll. The surrounding woodland is rich with wildlife and the striking 15th century Castle Campbell looks down on the village from the top of a hill, giving a sense of the area’s rich history.
Rent a hire car in Dollar and you can make the most of the surrounding golf clubs, hiking trails and big cities like Edinburgh and Stirling.
Fly in to Edinburgh Airport, which is just over 30 miles from Dollar, a journey of 40 minutes. Glasgow Airport is a drive of 44 miles away, taking just under an hour.
Sixt, Budget and Easirent and among the companies that can supply a rental car in Dollar. Firefly and Avis are among a number of companies to have collection points at Edinburgh Airport.
Dollar is nestled into a leafy glen in Clackmannanshire, near Scotland’s eastern coast, ideally located between some of Scotland’s finest cities. The university city of Stirling lies 13 miles to the west of Dollar. Go shopping in the medieval streets or visit Stirling Castle to watch history come to life thanks to costumed performers. The National Wallace Monument, which commemorates the life of Sir William Wallace, is also in the city.
Two hours’ drive from Dollar is Edinburgh, home of the famous comedy festival and the Trainspotting films. Shopping, eating and partying are key pastimes here, but there is plenty more. Try climbing Arthur’s Seat, Edinburgh’s 251m-high extinct volcano that offers a stunning view of the whole city. Otherwise visit the Scottish National Gallery to see some of the UK’s best artworks.
The town of Dunfermline is 12 miles south of Dollar, a drive of about 20 minutes. It was once the capital of Scotland and is rich with history. Visit the 11th century abbey of Dunfermline, which is the last resting place of many of Scotland’s kings and queens. Or head north to the beautiful riverside city of Perth. Situated on the river Tay, Perth is 27 miles from Dollar, a drive of about 40 minutes. Perth is an outdoor city, with parks and riverside views perfect for picnics and leisurely walks.
UK standard driving laws apply - don’t drink and drive, check the speed limits and wear a seatbelt. If you are travelling with children be aware that they will require a car seat until they are 12 years old or 135cm tall.
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