Perthshire, the heart of Scotland

Weaver's Cottage is situated in the heart of ighland Perthshire, an area of immense natural beauty but easy access to many activities, events and attractions.


Places to go, things to do

There are many local places to go for coffee, snacks, lunch, dinner, gold panning, kids bike trails and more.


Walking, Cycling & Mountain Biking

Low level, forest and mountain walks are virtually on the doorstep. Numerous Scottish "Munros" are nearby with the famous Schiehallion just minutes away. For mountain bikers, Drummond Hill with miles of excellent tracks is on the doorstep.



The route of the annual Etape Ecosse runs rigt past Weaver's Cottage. This area is perfect for all kinds of cycling from short trips to long road rides over the hills, from riverside tracks to tough mountain trails.


There are 18 hole golf courses at nearby Kenmore (2 miles) and Aberfeldy (5 miles). Aberfeldy's putting green is fun for all the family.



Fly and course fishing permits are available locally. The River Tay is famed for its quality trout and salmon fishing.


White Water Rafting & Canyoning

The rafting trip along the River Tay from Aberfeldy to Grandtully is one of the best in Britain and there is excellent local canyoning.



For the experienced paddler with their own equipment the local rivers offer excellent white water.


Swimming and Indoor Sports

Aberfeldy Leisure Centre (5 miles) has a 25m pool, sauna, jacuzzi and indoor sports including squash and a multi-gym.


Whisky Distillery Tours

There are a number of local distilleries open to visitors including one in Aberfeldy (5 miles) and another in nearby Pitlochry.



The Festival Theatre ('stay 6 days and see 6 plays') in nearby Pitlochry is world famous.


Sightseeing & Attractions

There are numerous local attractions and beauty spots including The Birks of Aberfeldy (stunning waterfalls walk), Soldier's Leap (where a soldier in Bonnie Prince Charlie's army made a daring leap over a raging river whilst fleeing the 'auld' enemy) and the Fish Ladder in Pitlochry where salmon can be seen making their annual migration up the river.


Day Trips

The pretty town of Pitlochry (Festival Theatre, Fish Ladder) is only 21 miles away while Perth (all facilities) can be reached in about 45 minutes. To the South, Crieff lies 30 miles away through the scenic Sma' Glen (superb for picnics where children can play by the stream). The village of Killin lies at the other end of Loch Tay and from there Loch Lomond and the West Coast are within easy driving distance.

Contact us

Tony Leaver




Tel +44 (0)7968 951076


Email, call or use our online form.

Things to do

There's plenty to see and do in the local area with riverside and mountain walks, local distillery tours, land rover safaris, kayaking, canoeing, fishing, sailing, canyoning, mountaineering and much more.


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What our guests say

"De-stressing occurs daily, as if by magic"


"A beautiful cottage and spectacular scenery"


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