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.
Local AttractionsBlair Castle
Blair Castle is a 5* visitor attraction steeped in history and boasts impressive architecture, design and gardens.Castle Menzies
Not far from Aberfeldy lies Castle Menzies, a sixteenth century castle that once hosted Bonnie Prince Charlie when he was on route to Culloden.Pitlochry Dam
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.Scottish Crannog Centre
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.Highland Safaris
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.Dunkeld Cathedral
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.Dewars Aberfeldy
Are you a whisky fan? Well the award-winning Dewar’s Distillery is a must see.
More of Moness
So much to see and do - here's a few of our most popular Moness experiences
Dog friendly breaks
Because we all deserve a break
We’ve now got a small selection of dog friendly cottages (sleeping four or six people) with space for one or two well-behaved dogs who love exploring the great outdoors. It's best to call us directly or email as these are very popular.
Your Highland Retreat
However you like to relax, you can pretty much do it as you please at Moness. From taking a long slow dip in the pool to stretching your legs on a gentle stroll into the nearby Aberfeldy village, or exploring off into the stunning Perthshire countryside, it’s all so very easy.
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We’ve got plenty of onsite sporting facilities and many more adventurous family friendly choices off-site. Choose from one, two and larger three bedroom self-catering cottages – there are also 4-star hotel rooms for that extra ‘me-time’ touch of indulgence.
Christmas and New Year Getaways
Gather up the family and escape to Highland Perthshire for some traditional festive fun. From feasts with all the trimmings to a visit from Santa and live entertainment there really is something on offer to entertain the whole family.