Perthshire and the Cairngorm National Park have a range of activities and visitor attractions to suit all ages and tastes. Below is a sample of places to visit and things to do. We will be very happy to chat with you further on your arrival at Dalgreine. More information can be found at http://www.highlandperthshire.org.uk and we have an array of brochures and leaflets for you to peruse during your stay.
Family Attractions –
Places to Eat
Blair Atholl – there are a number of places to eat out in Blair Atholl, all of which are within walking distance of Dalgreine. If you wish to know more then please just ask. We will be very happy to book a table for you at any of the restaurants.
There are also cafes in both Blair Castle and House of Bruar serving a range of lunchtime meals and morning/afternoon cakes.
Atholl Estates Ranger Service www.atholl-estates.co.uk
Part-funded by the Cairngorms National Park, it runs the Blair Atholl Information Centre and manages nine way-marked trails for walkers and cyclists on the estate. The Centre features a display on the workings of the estate and provides information on what to do in he area. It also provides a free Wi-Fi service.
The Ranger service runs a varied programme of countryside events through the year looking at the local wildlife and scenery.
Open between Easter & October
Blair Castle www.blair-castle.co.uk
A short walk from Dalgreine, Blair Castle offers a range of events and activities throughout the Summer as well a tours of the Castle and lovely walks in the gardens.
2019 Blair Castle Events
Pitlochry Festival Theatre www.pitlochryfestivaltheatre.com
Running throughout the year, the Festival Theatre in Pitlochry has a range of theatrical delights to suit all tastes.
Summer Season – 24 May – 5 October
Caledonian Etape http://www.etapecaledonia.co.uk
Take in some of the most breathtaking views the Scottish Highlands has to offer. This 81 mile course is a must for cycling enthusiasts and first-timers. The Etape Caledonia is the UK’s leading closed road sportive. Experience the thrill of riding on completely closed roads in an area of outstanding natural beauty.
Perthshire Open Studios www.perthshireopenstudios.com
Launched in 2008 and now in its 12th year, this annual nine-day event involves artist and makers across Perthshire, Kinross-Shire and other neighbouring counties. A growing number of participants and visitors make it a highlight in the calendar of Arts events in Scotland.
7 – 15 September
Highland Games https://scotlandwelcomesyou.com/scottish-highland-games/
There are a number of Highland games and gatherings in the region running from May until September. Our own ones in Blair Atholl are held the weekend of 25/26 May and start with the Atholl Highlanders parade on Saturday.
Aberfeldy October Tayfest www.octobertayfest.co.uk
Enjoy an array of family friendly events and embrace nature’s playground at its very best. October TayFest allows you to try things you wouldn’t normally do, so make sure you enjoy lots of wonderful activities during October TayFest, Visit Aberfeldy Tourist Association’s family festival.
Enchanted Forest www.enchantedforest.org.uk
Set amidst the stunning autumn woodland of Forestry Commission Scotland’s Faskally Wood in Highland Perthshire, the Enchanted Forest is Scotland’s premier sound and light event
3 October – 3 November