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Christmas in Trossachs/Supermarkets

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Christmas in Trossachs/Supermarkets

We are staying in a self catering apartment near to Callander over Christmas and now I want to start planning Christmas food etc. What supermarkets/delis/bakerys/farm shops etc. are in Callander, Stirling

area please? MrsB.

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1. Re: Christmas in Trossachs/Supermarkets

Callander only has small speciality and tourist shops but no supermarkets. There is a bakery or two.

You will not be far from the Stirling area where you will find lots of supermarkets, etc.

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Not the case. Theres a Tesco at the north end of the main street and Im fairly sure theres a co-op on the left as you go north

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3. Re: Christmas in Trossachs/Supermarkets

Thanks for the info. Is the Tesco a small one or large? MrsB.

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4. Re: Christmas in Trossachs/Supermarkets

There's a Tesco express out past the Dreadnought Hotel, so you'll get a range of basic items. There's the 'main street store' half way along the high street. A Julian Graves at Church Street, with a medium size co-op nearby. A small Spar at the petrol station at the East End of town.

There are many small shops.

For a bigger supermarket you have to head to Stirling, the nearest probably being Sainsbury's on the W side of Stirling. Do some google mapping.

Depends how big a shop you want.

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5. Re: Christmas in Trossachs/Supermarkets

The Co-op is at 124 Main Street. I used it when I stayed in a nearby self-catering flat.

The Tesco, I believe, is a Tesco Express.

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6. Re: Christmas in Trossachs/Supermarkets

The Tesco is small but has all the basics. I've used it a few times driving north on holiday.

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7. Re: Christmas in Trossachs/Supermarkets

Stirling has a Sainsbury and a Tesco both fairly close together (and convenient for the bus to Callander, if you're not driving); Farmfoods and Aldi the other side of the city centre, and a Morrisons out on the Springkerse retail park. Also M&S and Dobbies if you like that sort of thing.

Waitrose opens in Stirling "winter 2012" but I think that means early 2013.

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8. Re: Christmas in Trossachs/Supermarkets

There's also a Tesco Metro in Dunblane as well as a M&S food store.

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9. Re: Christmas in Trossachs/Supermarkets

And Stirling will have farmers' market on December 8 & 22

http://www.stirlingfarmersmarket.co.uk/

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10. Re: Christmas in Trossachs/Supermarkets

Thank you soooooo much everyone, think we'll drive to Stirling on Saturday 22 for the market and a big shop at Sainsburys,Tesco, M & S, and even Dobbies!!! Also nice to know about the smaller shops in Callander and Dunblane for essentials. Have a great Christmas, MrsB.

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