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Loch Earn Tourism Information (LETi) Press and Media

For information, photographs and to interview members of the Loch Earn Tourism Information group on related tourism subjects, contact:

Kim Proven 

  • LETi CHAIR + Digital Marketing and PR
  • Tel: 07917 416 497
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LETi small business members live and work in the naturally beautiful villages of Balquhidder, Strathyre, Lochearnhead and St Fillans in the Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park of Scotland. 

The villages surround Loch Earn, Loch Lubnaig, Loch Voil, Loch Doine and The River Earn. Towering mountains and Munro's; Ben Ledi, Ben Shean, Stuc A Chroin, Ben Vorlich and the Braes of Balquhidder create a magnificent backdrop punctuated by ancient and new forests and an abundance of wildlife. 

Working together LETi members can cater for a range of visitor needs offering a choice of tourist services. 

The four season holiday and short break destination provides a selection of accommodation from campsites, b&b,  self catering and guest houses to a luxury boutique hotel.

LETi members are able to comment on a range of subjects including; accommodation,  locally sourced food and drink, BLiSS trail art and architectural installations and the Geotouorist audio tour, wildlife and nature watching, The Rob Roy Way, fishing and fishing boat hire,  interior furnishings using Scottish textiles, cottage industry crafts and silver hallmarked jewellery, history and folklore,  genealogy, local events,  jeep safaris, The BLS Highland Games, national cycle route 7, The Lochearn Shears, St Fillans Golf Club, water sports and events, local transport,  the railways,  private hire tours, deer stalking,  National Cycle Route 7, The Stuc A Chroin Hill Race,  Sea plane flying instruction,  The 5 Lochs Project, The BLS Villagers Newspaper and more.

LETi in the news and media 


  1. Community coo for Loch Earn BLiSS trail at Crieff cowches auction Perthshire Magazine October 31 2019
  2. Community coo for Loch Earn BLiSS trail -St Fillans Village News October 30 2019
  3. Crieff cowches move to new home as art trail gets beefed up Perth Courier and Advertiser October 2019 
  4. Cowches are mooved in The Oban Times October 29
  5. Cash for cowches -Strathearn Herald October 2019  
  6. It was going going gone for Cowches- Strathearn Herald October 2019
  7. TV Blacksmith plants psychedelic Weeds on A84 BLiSS trail Perthshire Magazione October 2019
  8. Colourful weeds join rural art trail = Stirling Observer 20th September 2019
  9. BLiSS trial Strathyre to Lochearnhead -Countryfile.com September 2019
  10. Blacksmith Plants Psychedelic Weedfs on BLiSS trail - Scottish Field September 2019
  11. Latest #blisstrail tagged posts -picdeer August 2019
  12. Discover The BLiSS trail walks + trails, Strathyre Scotland - Forest Holidays July 2019
  13. A BLiSSful trip through central; Scotland and Briar Cottages -Must Visit Scotland June 2019
  14. Celebrating Scotlands Themed Years -Case Studues - Visit Scotland April 2019
  15. Winning a Scottish Thistle Award can be a catalyst for success, The Talker p6,7 April 2019
  16. Experience The Award Winning BLiSS trail by The Voice Magazine April 2019
  17. BLiSS is a quartet of Scottish Villages by Robin McKelvie Insider Scotland April 2019
  18. Walk The BLiSS trail - Smart Village Scotland February 2019
  19. Sustrans Scotland Art Roots Fund - YouTube December 2018
  20. Art Roots Fund BLiSS trail - Sustrans Scotland October 2018
  21. 15 cycle routes to be found across Scotlande routes to be found across Scotland inews October 2018
  22. 10 of the best family autumn walks along cycle routesthe best family autumn walks along cycle routes  Countryfile Magazine October 2018
  23. International artist's vessels adopted from sculpture placement group for bliss trail Business Loch Lomond September 2018
  24. International artists vessels adopted from Sculpture Placement Group for B;LiSS trail Perthsire Magazine news September 2018
  25. New structures added to award-winning art trail by Scottish Field, September 2018
  26. The BLiSS trail,  Blog and photographs by Paul Saunders - See Loch Lomond September 2018
  27. A day in Rob Roy Country by Sarah Conchione
  28. The impressive Scottish Art trail you can listen to - Scottish Field 31st July 2018
  29. Award winning BLiSS tour extnds to Loch Earn by Central FM News July 29 2018
  30. http://www.businesslochlomond.com/news/news-post/new-audio-tour-brings-art-and-architecture-to-life-in-loch-earn-region Business Loch Lomond July 2018
  31. New audio tour in Central Scotland, VisitScotland.org News, July 2018
  32. New Audio tour set to bring art and architecture life to Loch Earn Linked Magazine, July 17th 2018
  33. BLiSS trail audio tour by Sarah Conchione July 2018
  34. 5 fringe benefits of winning a Scottish Thiste Award by Kim Proven July 2018
  35. Enter a state of BLiSS in Rob Roy Country by Geotourist July 2018
  36. A Touch Of Bliss Visit Scotland Media Centre, July 2018
  37. Bruce Crawford visits the BLiSS trail after holiding a surgery in Lochearnhead May 2018
  38. Casper impersonating the Westie sculpture on the Bliss Trail in Lochearnhead bbc.co.uk Your Pictures of Scotland April 2018
  39. 2018 Thistle Awards Stars and Successes, Business Loch Lomond 22 March 2018
  40. Thistle Awards winners academy 2018 -Visit Scotland March 2018
  41. Honours for Scotlands Best In Tourism Scottish Field, 16 March 2018
  42. Scottish Thistle Awards Stirling Winners -Scottish Parliament Motion by Bruce Crawford 16th March 2018
  43. Loch Earn Tourism Scottish National Award for Innovation 
  44. Scottish Tourisms Best of The Best - Visit Scotland March 16 2018
  45. Tourism Oscalrs Full list of Winners -  Scotsman 16 March 2018
  46. BLiSS Westie Sculpture Named After Tourism Hero 10 March  2018
  47. Host of Exciting Day Trips, BLiSS trail p63 , It's Friday What's On, Scottish Daily Mail,  9 March 2018
  48. LETi and Mhor Festival wins Scottish Thistle Award- Visit Scoltand news November 2017- 
  49. BLiSS trail art installations in Loch Lomond and The Trossachs Balquhidder Mhor Nov 2017
  50. Winning night at the regional Scottish Thistle Awards - Kims Blog Nov 2017
  51. LETi chair Kim Proven invited to join Talking Tourism in the Forth Valley , Visit Scotland's,Listening Tour, November 2017
  52. BLiSS History Map -Business Loch Lomond November 2017
  53. Three Sisters Make History - Business Loch Lomond October 2017
  54. The Three Sisters collaboration and other works by- Miami Mohsin 2017
  55. LETi attracts award nominations and 2 new sculptures -Business Loch Lomond October 2017
  56. LETi nominated for Innovation and Tourism Ambassador at Scottish Regional Thistle Awards 2017
  57. LETi supports the Loch Earn 10k open water swim Lochearnhead to St Fillans - September 2017
  58. Second round of ArtRoots funding open, see Drover's Bho Strathyre July 20th 2017 Alloa Advertisier
  59. Apply for community arts funding photo of Drover's Bho - communitycouncils.scot July 2017
  60. Get On Your Bike and Apply For Funding to Improve Cycle Routes thirdforcenews.org.uk 26 July 2017
  61. Drover's Bho sculpture Best Hotel Comparison July 2017
  62. Drover's Bho by Kev Paxton on the BLiSS trail Artmag.co.uk 2017
  63. The Wonders of Stirling, BLiSS trail -page 11, Visit Scotland ebooks July 2017
  64. AC/DC's Angus Young visiting Loch Earn? Pull the udder one Perthshire Courier July 2017
  65. Drover's Bho sculpture unveiled on the BLiSS trail, St Fillanscc.org.co.uk July 2017
  66. Drover's Bho Sculpture unveiled on BLiSS trail- Rurual Network Scot News July 2017 -
  67. Drover's Bho Sculpture Unveiled, Villagers News  page 16, July  2017
  68. Drover's Bho sculpture unveiled on BLiSS art trail -PRlog July 6th 2017
  69. Sculpture in Strathyre celebrates Scotland's Year of Hstory Heritage and Archaeology- Border Telegraph News June 2017
  70. Explore The Wonderful World of Art Trails All the art trails on a world map including the BLiSS trail Scotland
  71. Sculpture in Strathyre celebrates Scotland's Year of History Heritage and Archaeology by Ashleigh Burns www.stirlingnews.co.uk June 2017
  72. Drovers Bho -Villagers News June 2017 page 3
  73. Drover's Bho sculpture unveiled on NCN 7 in Strathyre Sustrans June 2017
  74. BLiSS trail and things to do in and around Callander - Nicola Holland FunkyEllasTravel May 2017
  75. Award-winning BLiSS art trail secures signing funding support, Friends LL&TNP April 2017 
  76. Un peu de petanque a pedal + prosecco picnic Strathyre Matildas Musings April 2017
  77. Time Out in The Trossachs - It's BLiSS out there by Vivien Martin February 2017
  78. BLiSSful Strathyre's Savoir Faire Soujourn by Matilda The Tandem February 2017
  79. Metal Guru "Collaboration with BLiSStrail - TC Magine- Toun Cryer- Feb 2017
  80. BLiSS art trail teamwork wins Regional Scottish Thistle Award BLS Villagers Newspaper January 2017
  81. Scotlands For All blogs about BLiSS sculpture trail - January 2017
  82. Matildas-musings-blissful-balquhidders-brilliant-bravura on www.perthcity.co.uk December 2016
  83. Matildas Musings BLiSS trail story - You Tube December 2016
  84. BLiSSful Balquhidder's Brilliant Bravura by Matilda Tandem(Aka Colin Colder 11 Dec 2016
  85. Success By Design by Fishers Laundry Group Dec 2016
  86. BLiSS Trail Art Teamwork Wins Regional Scottish Thistle Award PRlog.org 24 Nov 2016
  87. BLiSS trail art teamwork wins regional Scottish Thistle Award Rezul News 2016
  88. BLiSStrail wins regional award for Working Together For Tourism, at Scottish Thistle Awards Nov 16th
  89. The BLiSStrail - art in The Trossachs 12th November 2016
  90. Art trails of the world#BLiSStrail My Guided Tours @Arttrails on Twitter November 2016
  91. Matilda's #BLiSStrail musings Loch Earn "BLiSSful (but Baltic) Loch Earn Loop" Colin Calder Oct '16
  92. Loch Earn has Ripple Effect on Loch Venacher  Talk Magazine (STEP) October 2016
  93. BLiSS artist's trail leads villagers to Ripple Retreat building The Villagers Sept 2016
  94. Artists Trail funding  Boosts Charity and Business ScottBuzz ,September 2018
  95. BLiSS art tourism Loch Earn has Ripple Effect on Loch Venacher September 2016
  96. Airlie House Ice Cream parlour feature quoting LETi Chair -The Scots Magazine August 2016
  97. Samantha Grant Visit Scotland Ambassador blog on The BLiSS trail August 2016
  98. BLiSS trail summary by artist Kev Paxton  -August 2016
  100. Travel Guide to Uk National Parks. Celebrating #NationalParksWeek - www.independent.co.uk (July 2016
  101. Village Trail Thats Simply BLISS To Follow by Daily Mail, Its Friday Whats On  -June 2016
  102. Wee White Dug on the BLiSS trail June 2016
  103. BLiSSful Monday by Rambling Scotland June 2016
  104. BLiSS trail fish out of water by Rambling Scotland June 2016
  105. BLiSStrail on Twitter June 2016
  106. Innovative Ideas page 15, Vision Scotland,  Summer 2016 -June
  107. Tourism Needs Help In Taxing Times by Bill Jamieson -Scotsman June 2016
  108. BLiSS art trail - Lynne Shroder on Location
  109. New Trails and Attractions Visit Scotland News -May 2016
  110. Explore the BLiSS trail Travel Blog by Love From Scotland Twitter @_smidge
  111. New Arts Trail Linking National Park Locations Will Be BLiSS for visitors The Villagers May '16
  112. New arts trail is set amidst the breathtaking landscapes of Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park The Press www.yorkpress.co.uk May 2016
  113. New arts trail is set amidst the breathtaking landscapes of Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Parkwww.stirlingnews.co.uk May 2016
  114. BLiSS Art trail, a fantastic addition to ,.Strathearn.. Roseanna Cunningham, May 2016
  115. BLiSS trail in Perth whats on arts culture magazine - I-On Magazine, 2016
  116. BLiSS sculpture trail in the National Park by The Scots Magazine May 2016
  117. Art for the park tourism boost for Loch Earn ScottBuzz May 2016
  118. Tourism and visitor attractions in and around Stirling Stirling Council Services Directory May 2016 
  119. BLiSS trail art as featured on STV news at six Briar Cottages Blog May 2016
  120. BLiSS trail artists -lovelochlomond media library April 2016
  121. Announcing The BLiSS trail - The Villagers News, April 2016
  122. BLiSS arts trail launched at Loch Lomond & The Trosachs National Park  Helensburgh Advertiser 2016
  123. BLiSS Arts trail launched at National Park - Greenock Telegraph.co.uk April 2016
  124. Tourism Boost: High Hopes for Perthshire Art Trail Perthsire Courier May 2016
  125. Arts trail gives visitors a new way to enjoy Perthshire’s natural beauty Courier Perth + Kinross April 2016
  126. New art trail set to launch  features Loch Earn's popular landmark Daily Record April 
  127. BLiSS arts trail launched in the National Park by Dumbarton Reporter -April 2016
  128. New Arts Trail to bring Extra Tourism to rural Forth Valley, by Central FM  - April 2016
  129. BLiSS trail art installations by Lovelochlomond Tourism Destination group -  April 2016 
  130. BLiSS art trail Shrowtime by Lynne Shroder April 2016
  131. BLiSS trail launch by STV news cameraman https://www.facebook.com/stvnews/videos/10154083767443670/ -April 2016
  132. BLiSS trail on STV News at Six http://player.stv.tv/episode/39mw/stv-news-glasgow/wed-27-apr-6-00-pm/ (23 mins in)
  133. New art trail is set to launch and features Loch Earn's popular landmark by Strathearn Herald /Daily Record April 2016
  134. New art trail is set to launch and features Loch Earn's popular landmark Newsoneplace.com April 2016
  135. BliSS trail article in Stirling Observer page 4, April 2016
  136. BLiSS trail ornamental features, Lochearntourism on  issuu.com
  137. New Arts Trail St Fillans Village Association
  138. BLiSS trail http://scot-buzz.co.uk/look-out-for-bill-the-bull-by-loch-earn/ by Bill Jamieson, March 2016
  139. LETi Chair Kim Proven, tourism industry speaker at Clackmannan business event
  140. event http://www.alloaadvertiser.com/news/14283305.Tourism_event_for_Clackmannanshire_businesses/ February 2016
  141. BLiSS trail art and architechtural installions Google Map Google March 2016
  142. LETi Aug recipe Angels Nectar Ice Cream + Reluctant Cook Book in Schotland Digizine Page 23
  143. LETi Chair response in The National to "The Great Outdoors Is For Us All....." by Lesley Riddoch
  144. PRlog - LETi  A Symbol Of Four Season Tourism Experience by Kim Proven July 2015
  145. Tourism Intelligence Scotland - Recipe Calendar for Year of Food and Drink Scotland 2015 June 2015
  146. Herald Scotland: Plans to cut camping (Quotes:LETi chair Kim Proven) by Jody Harrison April 2015
  147. The Scots Magazine 20th Anniversary For Loch Earn Tourism Initiative by Garry Fraser (13 Nov 2014)
  148. Scott Buzz A Yearn For Loch Earn byBill Jamieson (November 2014)
  149. PrLog.org Celebrating 20 Years Of LETi Tourism Collaboration by Kim Proven (November 2014)
  150. Scott-Buzz Loch Earn Tourism Initiative Collaborators Leaflet by Bill Jamieson (6th May 2014)
  151. PRlog.org: Northern Irish Tourism Looks To Loch Earn Tourism Initiative For Best Practice (31 March 2014)
  152. Sunday Herald:  Loch Earn Group Spread Word On Working Together by Colin Donald (30 March 2014)
  153. Tourism Intelligence Scotland:Loch Earn Tourism Initiative Embracing Homecoming 2014 (March '14) 
  154. PRlog.org Time Saving Holiday Accommodation Button A Loch Earn Tourism Initiative (24 February 2014)   
  155. Scott Buzz A Rural Renaissance Ahead For Scotland by Bill Jamieson (September 2013)
  156. Canopy and Stars Blog A wild Ride with Hidden Glen Safaris Balquhidder (September 2013)
  157. Scotsman :   Balquhidder, Strathyre and Lochearnhead Highland Games  by Bill Jamieson (July 2013)
  158. Think Scotland The Tosses Throttling Our Highland Games  by Bill Jamieson (June 2013)
  159. Sunday Herald Wildlife key to Rural Renaissance  by Colin Donald  (27 April 2013)
  160. Wild Scotland Where to Watch Wildlife - LETi's Big 5 iconic wildlife creatures  (Feb 2013)
  161. Countryfile Magazine Five Days To The Weekend about Lochearnhead with link to www.robroycountry.com
  162. The Stirling Observer Wildlife author helps promote Loch Earn initiative  (Dec 2012)
  163. Travel Daily News   Loch Earn Tourism Initiative Strengthens Marketing Team  (Oct 2012)
  164. Pressbox Loch Earn Tourism Initiative Rekindles Love of Romantic Scotland  (Oct 2012)
  165. The Scots Magazine  Plane Sailing Water Sports On Loch Earn   by Garry Fraser (Sept 2012)
  166. Free Press Release   Loch Earn Tourism Initiative to Guarantee Villagers Lives Forever   (Aug 2011)
  167. TIS Ear To The Ground Industry insights Loch Earn Tourism Initiative  (June 2011, page 3)
  168. Stirling Eye Loch Earn Tourism Initiative Grant Award  (Spring 2011 page 15)
  169. FPR Ambassadors of Tourism  (2009)
  170. FPR Spectacular Events Staged Around Loch Earn In The Heart Of Rob Roy Country  (2009)

Rob Roy Country

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& The Trossachs 

(Balquhidder, Lochearnhead, St Fillans & Strathyre)