Activities

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.

Links

Local Area

www.perthshire.co.uk

Find out about all activities/places

of interest in Perthshire

 

www.pkct.org/

Perthshire countryside activities

and interests

 

www.visitscotland.com

Activities/places on interest

 

www.crannog.co.uk

Relive Scottish history

 

www.historic-scotland.gov.uk

Historic Buildings and Castles

 

www.scone-palace.co.uk

Scone Palace

 

www.glamis-castle.co.uk

Glamis Castle

 

www.highlandadventuresafaris.co.uk

Highland Adventure Safaris

 

www.houseofbruar.co.uk

Shopping

 

www.peelfarm.com

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

 

www.thefamousgrouse.com/visitus

The Famous Grouse Distillery at Crieff

www.vandadundee.org 

V&A museum in Dundee

www.dundeewaterfront.com

Waterfront development project

Local Activities

www.alythgolfclub.co.uk

Golf in Alyth -1 ½ miles

 

www.strathmoregolf.com

Golf in Aylth- 2 miles

 

www.golf-glenisla.co.uk

Golf in Alyth – 1 ½ miles

 

www.theblairgowriegolfclub.co.uk

Golf in Alyth – 7 miles

 

www.golfdeskscotland.com

Information on booking courses

 

www.ski-glenshee.co.uk

Skiing at Spittal of Glenshee

 

www.glenmarkie.co.uk

Horse riding Centre

www.alythbikepark.co.uk

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!