Whatever your field of interest.
your area of specailist sport/activity or your wish simply to
relax and savour a stress-free evironment - then, West
Freuchies B&B is the perfect, central location in which to
make your holiday base.
- a favourite
local beauty spot
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Scottish Walking Holidays
Visit Outdoor Action
Visit Macs Adventure
A feast of autumn
colours in the Scottish Landscape
Walkers can benefit from the many routes available to
suit all ages and levels of ability. The experienced walker can
enjoy the challenge of the local Cateran Trail - a long distance
staged route which follows in the steps of the marauding clans
and cattle thieves of the Highlands. For the real enthusiast,
hill walking and climbing abound. Of the 284 Munros (mountains
over 3000 feet) in Scotland, 12 or more can be found in the vicinity
of Glenshee about 16 miles north of Glenisla.
For those with an interest
in Wildlife and Bird watching, the nearby Loch
of Lintrathen is an internationally important wetland reserve
for wintering wildfowl. In summer, ospreys have been known to fish
the loch. These birds of prey can be observed nesting at the Loch
of the Lowes by Dunkeld. There is a wide range of wildlife and
different species to regularly spot in the surrounding area -
including red squirrels and deer.
can choose between travelling on the relatively
traffic-free roads that wind through breathtaking scenery or the
numerous forest tracks and mountain trails.
can be arranged at the nearby Glenmarkie riding stables.
have the choice of over 40 courses in Perthshire and
Angus. These include several championship courses, St Andrews,
Carnoustie and Rosemount (Blairgowrie), to name but three. We
can make the necessary arrangements for booking a day's play.
can obtain permits to fish for brown trout and salmon on the many
rivers, lochs and reservoirs in the area. The countryside also
proves ideal for Stalking, Hunting and Shooting
In winter, Downhill
Skiing/Snow Boarding takes place on the slopes of Glenshee
and Glenisla has its own Cross Country Ski Trails.
History and Scottish
Heritage stands all about. Notable castles,
stately homes and places of historical interest are located throughout
the region and are open to the public during the summer months.
Visit Glamis Castle (Home to the Earls of Strathmore and a royal
residence since 1372): Scone Palace (Where Scottish Kings were
crowned): Blair Castle (Ancient seat of the Dukes of Atholl with
the only private army still in the UK): Fasque House (Home of
the Gladstone family): Dunkeld Cathedral (Early centre for Scottish
Christianity): Kirriemuir (The birthplace of J. M. Barrie ): Angus
Folk Museum in Glamis (Showing how country folk lived in years
Museum (with its display of ancient carved stones)
Corgarff Castle (which played a prominent role in the Jacobite
uprisings of 1715 and 1745): and, of course, Balmoral Castle
(our present Queen's Scottish royal residence).
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