You may want to just switch off and relax by the fire with a good book or sit out in our nature garden watching the wildlife, but if you feel like venturing out there are plenty of attractions, events and places of interest close by.
Pop in to see mother and daughter team Diane and Jennifer in the Glenshee Pottery, specialising in unique hand thrown clay pieces. We love their ‘Bothy’ range of colourful miniature castles and churches. The pottery now also has it own tea room so you can sample a coffee in one of their own hand thrown mugs.
A picturesque Highland village with a great range of shops selling Scottish produce, tea rooms and pubs, Pitlochry is just a 30 minute drive over the beautiful Moulin Moor. And if you like our Highland Soap Co. toiletries make sure you pop into their shop on Atholl Road.
A must for any whisky lovers. Just outside of Pitlochry Edradour is our most local distillery and is renowned for being the smallest whisky distillery in Scotland, it is also one of the prettiest! Visit from April to October.
House of Bruar
Perthshire’s ‘Home of Country Clothing’, House of Bruar is a great add on to a day trip to Pitlochry as it only a few miles further up the A9. They don’t just sell clothing though, House of Bruar also has an art gallery, homeware, a cafe and a great food hall full of quality Scottish produce. Perfect for a rainy day jaunt, especially for the shopaholics among us.
Just 5 miles south of Balnabea, Blairgowrie is the closest town with a supermarket so great for stocking up on supplies, there is also a good range of places to eat out.
North of Glenshee near the Highland village of Braemar in Royal Deeside lies Balmoral Castle, the Queen’s Scottish residence. Balmoral is open to visitors daily from April to October.
Held every year on the first Saturday in September the Braemar Gathering is the biggest event in the Highland Games calendar and is always attended by a member of the Royal Family, early booking recommended!
A quaint little Perthshire village sitting on the banks of the River Tay, take a walk at the Hermitage, wander round the shops or drop into the Taybank Inn in the evening for some live music sessions.
Visit the crowning place of the Kings of Scots, Scone Palace is one of the most popular visitor attractions in Perthshire and understandably so. The Palace and grounds are open to visitors from April to October.