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 limited 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 essential to call us directly or email as these are very popular.
Short breaks from £45 per night
Winter at Moness means stunning walks, days of relaxation in the Spa and evenings cuddled up you own cosy cottage or deluxe bedroom. Just a short walk from Aberfeldy, there is plenty for all to see and do while you are here.
Free late Sunday check-out
Here at Moness we believe that Sunday’s should be the most relaxing day of the week – so when you book directly with us you can enjoy a late check-out on us. This means more time for snoozing, swimming and (of course) Sunday Roast!
Hot Tub Cottages
Add some bubbles to your break
We’ve now got a small selection of Hot Tub cottages (sleeping six people) at Moness Resort. Whether you are seeking a relaxing holiday, romantic escape or girls weekend away. Our hot tubs are the ultimate in luxury.
Top Tips at your Fingertips
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!
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.