Out & About
Perthshire’s largest city, Perth, on the River Tay is located less than 10 mins from The Earn River Cottage. Perth has a fantastic selection of independent businesses offering a wide range of unique, quirky and high quality products you won’t find anywhere else.
The independents compliment your High Street favourites making Perth the perfect shopping destination. Here you will find a theatre, concert hall, cinema, art galleries, swimming pool, and museums.
Home of the Dewar family, no trip to Dupplin Estate would be complete without a tour at Dewar’s World of Whisky in Aberfeldy where it all started. Discover the history John Dewar, the first man to come up with the idea for bottling whisky and taste one of the world’s finest whiskys.
The Earn River cottage is centrally located to enjoy Scotland’s most famous golf courses: Gleneagles championship courses are only 15 mins away and both St Andrews Old Course and The Carnoustie Open Championship Course can be reached within an hour. Other local courses like Dunning and Craigie Hill are reached in less than 20 minutes
Castles & Gardens
Visit Scone palace and gardens (17 min) : The crowning place of Scottish kings and original home of the “Stone of Destiny” . Stirling castle (35 min), Drummond Castle gardens, Glamis and Elcho Castle are all within easy reach
Enjoy a SPA day at Gleneagles and use of the pools which is only a 15min drive away or have a massage in the comfort of the cottage which can be arranged through us.
Further A field
Day trips to Dunkeld and the Hermitage, Edinburgh and the Castle, St Andrews & the Cathedral, Dundee & the Discovery: we have put together a list of recommended trips with sites to see and things to do taking the hassle away from organising what to do, where to eat etc.