Blairgowrie and Meigle
Rent a Self Catering Cottage in Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland. This attractive spacious detached bungalow is conveniently situated in a quiet elevated cul-de-sac in a peaceful residential area of Blairgowrie.
Rent a Self Catering Cottage in Meigle, Perthshire, Scotland. Set on a working farm, within the owner's 2000-acre estate in the Vale of Strathmore, these two welcoming and spacious holiday properties have been renovated to a high standard. Set 4 miles apart amongst beautiful farmland and fruit-growing country, they make an excellent choice for relaxing breaks in the heart of rural Perthshire.
Aldchlappie Hotel, Kirkmichael, Blairgowrie PH10 7NS, Scotland. Find the best deal, compare prices and read what other travelers have to say at TripAdvisor.
Country house hotel built as a private house in 1806; beautifully situated on 6 acres of extensive gardens and mature woodland. Coupar Angus Road, Blairgowrie,
Perthshire, PH10 6JN.
Telephone 01250 873512. Find the best deal, compare prices and read what other travelers have to say at TripAdvisor.
46 Wellmeadow, Blairgowrie,
Perthshire, PH10 6NH.
01250 872455. Find the best deal, compare prices and read what other travelers have to say at TripAdvisor.
or "Blair " as it is known locally, sits with its sister community
Rattray on the banks of the River Ericht, a major tributary
of the River Tay. The Ericht is considered to have outstanding
salmon fishing but there is much more than salmon here. History,
sporting activities and natural heritage are among just some
of the area's attractions.
the riverside you will find Cargill's Visitor Centre, a converted
corn mill. On the opposite bank a former jute and flax mill,
Keathbank Mill, has been transformed into a heraldic museum
housing Scotland's largest water wheel.
Blairgowrie also has its own Genealogy Centre, popular with
overseas visitors hoping to trace their ancestors.
nearby Coupar Angus you can visit the ruins of Coupar Abbey,
founded in 1164 or visit the Tolbooth Tower, which was once
8 miles south east of Blairgowrie, you can visit a truly unique
collection of sculpted stones of the Celtic Christian period.
The 25 stones on display were excavated from the local churchyard
and now represent the largest collection of their kind in existence.
With two superb antique centres in the village, meigle and its
surrounding area is a favourite with antique collectors.
Beyond Meigle is the village of Glamis.
Here you will discover Glamis Castle, the childhood home to
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother. This famous castle
with fairytale turrets and beautiful gardens has been a royal
residence since the 14th century. While in Glamis you can spend
the afternoon at the Angus Folk Museum.
historic burgh of Alyth lies at the foot of Glenisla and has
links with Arthurian Legends. On nearby Barry Hill stands the
vitrified fort in which Mordred is said to have kept King Arthur's
Queen Guinevere captive.
The " Blair " area has activities and attractions to numerous
to mention. There are four golf courses, excellent angling,
and great walks.
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