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Things to do


Sporting Activities

There is no shortage of sporting facilities nearby :
  • Golf - on the doorstep there are three 18 hole and one 9 hole course and a few more in Blairgowrie !
  • Fishing - the Tay and its tributaries .
  • Walking - plenty of local walks including the 60 mile Cateran trail !
  • Cycling - on and off road locally available.
  • Racing - Perth Racecourse at Scone Palace on the banks of the Tay is 15 miles away holds meetings on a few days per month from April to September.
  • Skiing snow permitting, is available 25 miles away at Spittal of Glenshee.
  • Swimming the nearest swimming pool is at Blairgowrie.
  • Miscellaneous - it is also possible to try other activities such as cliff jumping, microlight flights and highland adventure safari

  • Other Activities and Places to Visit.

  • Wildlife - The Loch of the Lowes Wildlife centre features a pair of breeding osprey in addition to other birds and animals.
  • Castles a number of castles are within easy travelling distance, the most famous being Glamis, the childhood home of the Queen Mother and the Scone Palace, the crowning place of the old Scottish Kings and Blair Athol.
  • Gardens there are 9 gardens within easy travelling distance including those at Scone Palace, Blair Castle and Drummond Castle.
  • Miscellaneous Distilleries, there are 5 in Perthshire to visit, Killiecrankie visitor centre and battlesite (1689), Scottish Crannog Centre at Kenmore, Loch Tay, is a reconstruction of an Iron Age home.
  • Further afield why not take a drive up to Royal Deeside, or spend a day in Edinburgh. The touristy towns of Pitlochry (30 miles) and Dunkeld (17 miles) can supply plenty of Scottish souvenirs.

  • The workshop at Alyth is a lovely little Scottish cottage, in the Perthshire countryside. Located in the idyllic village of Alyth (near Blairgowrie), it is a short walk from all amenities, whilst having both highland and lowland on its doorstep.

    The Workshop at Alyth is available for holiday lettings by contacting our agent CKD Galbraith :
    Website : www.cottagesandcastles.co.uk
    Telephone : 01463 226990
    Fax : 01463 716723