See & Do
There is so much to see and do in Perth, with nothing more than an hour or two drive away!
Perth is the perfect place for a special day out or stay. Excellent shopping, eating out, entertainment, culture and heritage, leisure and sport are all within close proximity in the city centre.
Scone Palace near Perth, once the crowning place of the Kings of Scots. A breathtakingly beautiful place of power and mystery and the rightful home of the celebrated Stone of Destiny. A national treasure and is revered as the historic jewel in the crown of Scotland.
We are so close to great golf, Murrayshall is 5 minutes drive away and the world famous Gleneagles, hosts to the 2014 Ryder Cup is 25 minutes drive. Perthshire is home to some of the finest inland golf courses in the world and with 40 to choose from … you’ll be spoilt for choice!
There are fabulous Mountain Bike opportunities throughout Perthshire, and right on our doorstep is Kinnoull Hill, for beginners and social riders with some specialist single track for the more adventurous amongst you.
Climb aboard Captain Scott’s ship RRS Discovery where you will follow in the footsteps of him and his crew, see how they lived, what they ate and witness their hardships and their triumphs. It’s a fascinating tale of one of the most heroic voyages of exploration ever undertaken.
Fun for all ages at Noahs, indoor karting for all the budding Jenson Buttons, 10 pin bowling, soft play area and ceramics centre, the young and young at heart can play all day long
Crieff and the area offer a wide range for the visitor. If your interests lie in literature, art, theatre or history, hill walking, fishing or golf or day to day sightseeing, Crieff can offer you access to many pursuits. There are a handful of good restaurants close to the cottage including Yanns, Delivino, the Lounge and the Royal Hotel and Deil’s Cauldron in Comrie and Andrew Fairlie’s at Gleneagles Hotel. Interesting places to visit in Crieff include:
Famous Grouse experience. This takes place in the Glenturret Distillery.
Crieff Visitor Centre
Crieff Hydro – Spa, activities & riding
Drummond Castle Gardens
Walks. There are many walks around Crieff including St Mary’s Walk, the Knock.
The Grampian and Ochil hills are nearby.
Five golf courses within 20 mile radius which includes Gleneagles. St Andrews is further away
Mountain Biking and camping at Comrie Croft
Auchingarrich Wildlife Park at Comrie (includes fishing)
Loch Earn, Loch Tay, Kenmore and Killin
Picturesque village of Comrie
Aberfeldy, Dunkeld, Pitlochry (including the spectacular Queens View and Festive Theatre), Blair Atholl, House of Bruar, Dundee, Edinburgh and Glasgow (both 1 hour away).
Fishing. Permits can be purchased from the Crieff Tourist Information. Also in the area is Orchill Coarse and trout Fishery
Falconry at Easterton Farm
Gleneagles Hotel (including spa, children’s activities, riding)
Theatres, concert hall and cinema in Perth and cinema in Stirling