Holiday activities and things to do on holiday in Crieff
- Touring - cycling
- Walking - Munros
- Rock climbing
- East coast beaches
- Quad Biking
- Scone Palace
- Drummond Castle Gardens
- Innerpefry Library
- Castles Blair Castle
- Castle Menzies
- Stirling castle
- Glen Lyon
- Loch Tay
- Ben Lawers
- Blair Athol, Pitlochry
- Loch Earn
- Dewar's World of Whisky, Aberfeldy
- Famous Grouse Experience, Glenturret, Crieff (Scotland's oldest distillery)
- Dalwhinnie, home of 1 of the 6 Classic Malts
- Distilleries Edradour, Pitlochry (Scotland's smallest)
- Glengoyne Distillery, Killearn
- House of Bruar
- Falkirk Wheel
- Comrie Croft Bikes
- Go Ape
- Blair Drummond Safari
- Theatre Pitlochry
- St Andrews
Holiday (vacation) attractions in and around Perthshire, Strathearn
Our Scottish country cottage is well placed for a variety of outdoor and sporting activities and within easy reach of cultural and retial activities too:
Easy walking distance from shops, restaurants and pubs in Crieff - new Crieff deli just opened in the town square.
The perfect base for short local walks, hill walking, munro climbing, fishing, golf, watersports, garden and tea garden visits, cycling and many outdoor activities.
Sports camps close by for children and tennis on the door step. Skiing at resorts just over an hour away.
Close to culture - Threatres, Historic castles and properties, Museums.
In the midst of a quiet area rich in diverse wildlife.
Within 1 hr 15 minutes of Glasgow and Edinburgh and St Andrews.
Available for weekly lets or short breaks throughout the year, including Christmas and Hogmanay.
Walks, Beaches & Mountains accessible from Perthshire
Loch Earn is a centre for both fishing and water-sports: water skiing, canoeing and sailing. The winds that blow across the loch create an unusual tide like effect.
Charlies water sports centre is well worth a visit - friendly and very well run, people of all ages can enjoy a water ski! Lochearn watersports centre - Wet suits provided! Highly recommended.
Distance from Crieff holiday cottage: 25 mins (approx)
Loch tummel is 8 miles long. The nearby Queen's View is one of the most photographed views in Scotland. There are excellent forest walks nearby.
Queens view visitor centre: 01350 727284
Distance from Crieff holiday cottage: 40 mins (approx)
Deep Sea World
Deep Sea World has the world's longest moving walkway where you can see giant rays and sharks. There are free talks and activity sessions and for the really adventurous you can dive with sharks!. Sign-posted from the Forth Road Bridge.
Deep sea world
Distance from Crieff holiday cottage: 1hr (approx)
Improve your techniques with Close Up & Landscape Photography - Butterflies & Flora, Lanscape, Fungi, Heather.
Distance from Crieff: course dependant - from the door step!
The following images - which are used on this site are by kind permission of Jo Cound
Crieff Visitors' Centre
The centre has a restaurant, pottery and paperweight factory shop, a garden centre and gift showrooms featuring all manor of Scottish merchandise. There is children's play area with a 'Spacenet' climbing frame.
Distance from Crieff holiday cottage: 5 mins (approx)
Rankeilour Deer Park
The Scottish Deer Centre is home to many species of deer. Walk around at your leisure or take a trailer ride around the park. There are scenic walks, pinic areas, falconry display and a children's indoor play area. There's also a selection of shops and a coffee shop. Situated off the A91 just outside Cupar.
Tel: 01337 810391
Distance from Crieff holiday cottage: 50 mins (approx)
Auchingarrich Wildlife centre, bushcraft and fishing
Great family day out - fly fish on the ponds, feed the animals, help the chicks hatch - hands on animal experience and lovely cafe too! Indoor soft play for a rainy day.
Auchingarrich Wildlife centre
Distance from Steading cottage: 15 mins (approx)
Retail at House of Bruar
This is one of Scotland's most prestigious retail outlets where you can buy classic country clothing. There is also a food hall and a brilliant restaurant.
www.houseofbruar.com Tel: 01796 483374
Distance from Crieff: 1hr (approx)
Outdoor adventure activities
Mountain biking fun - superb runs for all ages, farm shop, amazing cafe and tea room, local vegetables on sale. Rent mountian bikes or bring your own, mountain trails that are graded.
Distance from Steading cottage: 10 mins (approx)
Outdoor activities from Fun Yakking to cannoying all amidst some of the most spectacular scenery in Scotland.
Distance from Crieff holiday cottage: 1 hour 20 mins (approx)
Indoor karting is available at Noah's Ark, a 300m indoor track and heated viewing area.
Address: Glendevon Farm, Western Edge, Perth, PH1 1QE
Tel: 01738 445568
Distance from Steading cottage: 20 mins (approx)
A day in Crieff
Crieff Visitors Centre,
Highland Drover's Experience (Crieff),
Drummond Castle Gardens (Crieff),
Auchingarrich Wildlife Centre (Comrie),
Tullibardine Distillery (20min),
Scone Palace & Gardens
Blair Drummond Safari Park (near Stirling),
Wallace Monument (Stirling),
Falkirk Wheel (45 minutes),
Deep Sea World (Edinburgh).
Ben Chonzie - munroe
Drummond Castle Gardens
Crieff Highland Games
The Ceramic Experience
Glenturret Distillery - The Famous Grouse Experience