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Issue 36 - Perthshire & Kinross – out and about in Scotland

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Scotland Magazine Issue 36
December 2007

 

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Perthshire & Kinross – out and about in Scotland

Where to visit

Adventure Park at Active Kid Toys

Stanley, Perth
Large children’s play area with fort
and go kart track. Café overlooks it so you
can relax as the children play
Tel: +44 (0)1738 827 286
www.activekidtoys.co.uk

Alyth Museum

Alyth
Friendly museum looking back to life over
the years within the locality.
Tel: +44 (0)1738 632 488
www.scottishmuseums.org.uk

Black Watch Museum

Perth
Artefacts and memorabilia covering 250
years of this famous regiment.
Tel: +44 (0)131 310 8530
www.armymuseums.org.uk

Blair Atholl Distillery

Pitlochry
One of the oldest working malt distilleries
in Scotland and home to the world-famous
blend Bell’s.
Tel: +44 (0)1796 482 003

Blair Castle Estate

Pitlochry
In addition to the famous historic castle
there are facilities for pony trekking and
other sports.
Tel: +44 (0)1796 481 207
www.blair-castle.co.uk

Doune Castle

Doune
Well preserved castle dating back to the
early 14th century. Open all year round.
Tel: +44 (0)1786 841 742

Drummond Castle Gardens

Crieff
Stunning gardens regarded as among the
finest in Europe.
Tel: +44 (0) 1764 681 433
www.drummondcastlegardens.co.uk

The Famous Grouse Experience

Crieff
Visit the Glenturret Distillery and see the
distillery produce malt, then learn through
an interactive family attraction about the
history of Famous Grouse blended whisky.
Tel: +44 (0)1764 656 565
www.famousgrouse.co.uk

Glengoulandie Deer Park

Foss, nr Pitlochry
Herds of red deer and Highland cattle,
pleasant coffee shop and camp site. Open
from Easter to October.
Tel: +44 (0)1887 830 495
www.glengoulandie.co.uk

Perth Museum

Perth
Fascinating look at the history of the region.
Tel: +44 (0)1738 632 488
www.scottishmuseums.org.uk

Scone Palace

nr Perth
One of Scotland’s most historic sites and
the crowning place for Scotland’s kings.
Tel: +44 (0)1738 552 300
www.scone-palace.net

Scottish Crannog Centre

Kenmore, Aberfeldy
Recreation of an iron-age loch dwelling.
Tel: +44 (0)1887 830 583
www.crannog.co.uk

Where to Stay
Aberfeldy Weem Hotel
Aberfeldy
Family-run Highland inn-style hotel in
country setting.
Tel: +44 (0)1887 820 381
www.weemhotel.com

Angus Hotel
Blairgowrie
Family-run hotel with pool and good
leisure facilities.
Tel: +44 (0)1250 872 455
www.theangushotel.com

Atholl Arms Hotel
Atholl
Highland inn-style hotel with warm and
friendly ambience.
Tel: +44 (0)1796 481 205
www.athollarmshotel.co.uk

Cairn Lodge Hotel
Auchterarder
Luxury boutique hotel.
Tel: +44 (0)1764 662 634
www.cairnlodge.co.uk

Crieff Hydro
Crieff
Large but friendly hotel with
good amenities.
Tel: +44 (0)1764 655 555
www.crieffhydro.com

Fortingall Hotel
Aberfeldy
Small but stylish country hotel.
Tel: +44 (0)1887 830 367
www.fortingallhotel.com

Kinloch House Hotel
Blairgowrie
Five star country hotel set in 25 acres
known for its quality food.
Tel: +44 (0)1250 884 237
www.kinlochhouse.com

Huntingtower Hotel
Perth
Traditional hotel with romantic atmosphere.
Tel: +44 (0)1738 583 771
www.huntingtowerhotel.co.uk

Moulin Inn
Moulin, Pitlochry
Peaceful 17th century inn offering breaks
close to Pitlochry.
Tel: +44 (0)1796 472 196
www.moulinhotel.co.uk

New County Hotel
Perth
Comfortable and relaxing town hotel.
Tel: +44 (0)1738 623 355
www.newcountyhotel.com

Pine Trees Hotel
Pitlochry
Small hotel with emphasis on
personal service.
Tel: +44 (0)1796 472 121
www.pinetreeshotel.co.uk

Where to eat
Andrew Fairlie @ Gleneagles
Aucherterarder
Two Michelin star restaurant in world
famous hotel.
Tel: +44 (0)800 704 705 (UK)
Tel: +44 1866 4638734 (USA)
www.gleneagles.com

The Bank Restaurant
Crieff
Local game, meat and fish served in a
pleasant location in Crieff.
Tel: +44 (0)1764 656 575
www.thebankrestaurant.co.uk

Cargills Restaurant and Bistro
Blairgowrie
Modern and traditional Scottish cuisine
with international influences.
Tel: +44 (0)1250 876 735

Deils Cauldron
Comrie
Quality beef and local fish dishes.
Tel: +44 (0)1764 670 352
www.deilscauldron.co.uk

Duchally Hotel By Gleneagles
Aucherterarder
Fine dining in a country estate hotel open
to non-residents.
Tel: +44 (0)1764 663 071
www.duchally.com

The Loft Restaurant
Blair Atholl by Pitlochry
Both formal and informal dining in
pleasant surroundings.
Tel: +44 (0)1796 481 377
www.theloftrestaurant.co.uk

Monachyle Mhor Hotel
Balquhidder
Indigenous food used in a creative and
stylish way.
Tel: +44 (0)1877 384 622
www.monachylemhor.com

Poppies Restaurant
Callander
Well balanced menu, friendly service.
Tel: +44 (0)1877 330 329
www.scotland2000.com/poppies