There is no end to the type of activities open to you when staying in Alyth. For the more energetic you can:

• Walk the Cateran Trail, or many other local walks.

• Cycle many routes both on and off road.

• Golf enthusiasts will find three courses right on their doorstep, with around another 60 within an hours drive of the cottage.

• Skiing is available, when snow permits at Spittal of Glenshee 25 miles away.

• Fishing on the river Ericht , Isla and many more in the area.

• Horse riding can be had in Glen Isla at the Glenmarkie Riding Centre


Other activities for the less energetic include:

• Distilleries – there are 5 in Perthshire for you to visit.

• Castles – Visit Glamis, which was home to the Queen Mother during childhood or Scone Palace, the crowning place of Scottish Kings.

• Wildlife – take a Highland Safari Adventure and see the wildlife up close in their own surroundings.

• With Perth and Dundee within 30 minutes drive, or the larger cities of Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow within 1 ½ hours drive –take yourself away for a days shopping or sightseeing!

• Airports can be found nearby at Aberdeen, Edinburgh & Glasgow; Railway stations are located at Dundee & Perth.


Local Area

Find out about all activities/places

of interest in Perthshire

Perthshire countryside activities

and interests

Activities/places on interest

Relive Scottish history

Historic Buildings and Castles

Scone Palace

Glamis Castle

Highland Adventure Safaris


High quality handmade gifts, fresh home baking & local produce.

The Famous Grouse Distillery at Crieff 

V&A museum in Dundee

Waterfront development project

Local Activities

Golf in Alyth -1 ½ miles

Golf in Aylth- 2 miles

Golf in Alyth – 1 ½ miles

Golf in Alyth – 7 miles

Information on booking courses

Skiing at Spittal of Glenshee

Horse riding Centre

Bike Park

Walkhighlands provide a superb free service for our visitors to help you find walks all over Scotland

At the Walkhighlands website you can print out free Ordnance Survey maps, read descriptions and view photos for over 1,100 walking routes as well as download walks to your GPS. Walkhighlands exists to help you get the most out of your trip. Just click on the Walkhighlands logo and off you go!