Our top things to see and do in Highland Perthshire
There’s plenty to see and do in the local area during your stay at Moness in Highland Perthshire. Below are some of our top recommendations – these local attractions are all within easy driving distance or walking distance for the attractions in Aberfeldy.
Blair Castle is a 5* visitor attraction steeped in history and boasts impressive architecture, design and gardens.
Not far from Aberfeldy lies Castle Menzies, a sixteenth century castle that once hosted Bonnie Prince Charlie when he was on route to Culloden.
This popular dam over River Tummel is also home to a salmon fishing ladder and is easily connected to the pretty town of Pitlochry via a short circular walk.
Perched on stilts upon the River Tay, this Crannog celebrates life during the Iron Age via a museum and hands-on demonstrations of ancient crafts.
Scottish Chocolate Centre
Iain Burnett is a Highland chocolatier based in Grandtully. His award-winning chocolate makes his Chocolate Lounge, tours and tastings a very popular choice.
There truly is something for all ages at Highland Safaris. From gold panning to the Barn Owl experience, the Red Deer Centre to Land Rover safaris.
Loch Tay Safaris
Enjoy a boat cruise on Loch Tay whilst learning all about the history and folklore of the area.
Atholl Country Life Museum
Would you like to discover more about traditional rural living? This museum offers a unique insight with a reconstruction of Blair Atholl village in times gone by.
Blair Atholl Watermill
This working water mill dates back to the 1590’s and it produces stoneground flour. You can sample the homemade breads and baking in the café and shop.
Aberfeldy Watermill Bookshop & Gallery
This beautiful bookshop, gallery and café is located in a former oatmeal mill just off the main street in Aberfeldy.
Fortingal Church & Yew Tree
Steeped in history, this early Christian site is home to a church, early medieval sculptures and possibly the oldest living tree in Europe.
Loch of the Lowes
Spot red squirrels and woodpeckers or get close to breeding ospreys when visiting the Loch of the Lowes wildlife reserve and visitor centre.
Nestled in the heart of Dunkeld, the Cathedral is an imposing building that commands a visit.
The smallest traditional distillery in Scotland is only along the road in Pitlochry.
Are you a whisky fan? Well the award-winning Dewar’s Distillery is a must see.
More of Moness
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Dog friendly breaks
Because we all deserve a break
We’ve now got a limited selection of dog friendly cottages (sleeping four or six people) and hotel rooms (sleeping two) with space for one or two well-behaved dogs who love exploring the great outdoors.
Mother's Day Inspiration
Make mum's day
Make mum's day with a Moness experience to remember! Our team are hosting a special Mother's Day Afternoon Tea on Sunday 10th March or choose from a wide selection of Moness gift cards that include overnight stays, spa treatments, dining experiences and more.
Family-friendly fun on our doorstep
Plan your next family holiday when joining us at Moness Resort. Breaks include free leisure facilities, exclusive book direct benefits and plenty of things to explore in the local area to make the most of the great outdoors.
Spring Hotel Breaks
Relax and enjoy a break away in Highland Perthshire this March or April.
Two night hotel breaks inclusive of full Scottish breakfast each night and dinner one evening, from only £189 per room.
Spring Self Catering Breaks
Experience the wonder of spring in Highland Perthshire.
Plan your spring escape at Moness Resort this year where you can experience the great outdoors and many historical and cultural attractions on our doorstep.
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We have launched a new Free Moness app which provides you with your own digital concierge service in the palm of your hands.This app offers information on all things Moness as well as top local tips - download it today!