Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4
The Burrow is a cosy self contained apartment attached to a Victorian family home in the grounds of a private walled garden situated in the heart of Perthshire. It is a top end 3 Star property with ample parking with the apartment all on ground level. This property is ideal for a couple getting away for a short stay or a longer stay but with the use of a sofa bed allows up to four people to stay.
The Burrow is in the perfect location to explore the rich heritage and enjoy the stunning scenery, natural environment and activities on offer within Perthshire. Only a 10 minute walk to the town centre where you will find a good variety of coffee shops, pubs and hotels serving quality food. Located within a golfers paradise with over 60 courses within an hours drive, including Gleneagles, venue of 2014 Ryder Cup.
With its excellent network of well marked routes ranging from gentle strolls to challenging hikes such as The Cateran Trail, which starts and finishes in Blairgowrie, the whole of Perthshire provides the perfect location for walkers, photographers and wildlife enthusiasts.
Enjoy plenty of salmon and trout fishing, local fishing permits can be purchased from a local shop along with equipment and tackle hire. The surrounding area provides opportunities to enjoy horseriding, kayaking and a variety extreme activities such as canyoning and bungee jumping.
The Glenshee Skii Centre is only 17 miles from The Burrow and for the last two seasons has provided good snow cover.
The Burrow is not only excellently positioned for those looking for an active break it is within an hour from the top 5 visitor attractions in Perthshire and just over an hour from Edinburgh and Glasgow, in the very heart of Scotland , it provides an ideal base to meet what ever holiday requirements you need.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Tentsmuir Beach 40 km|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Edinburgh, 96 km, Nearest railway: Perth 26 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
The Tayside/Perthshire region
Perthshire known as 'Big Tree Country' has some of the most remarkable trees, woodlands and countryside in Europe and is stunning at any time of year.The historical city of Perth is only a short drive from Blairgowrie. Visit the stunning grounds of Scone Palace , the crowning place of Scottish Kings where MacBeth, Robert the Bruce and Charles ll were crowned, Perth Racecourse and Perth's city centre, with a host of galleries, gardens, speciality shops and theatres. The City of Discovery, Dundee, also provides many exciting attractions including the Sensation Science Centre, RRS Discovery and the Verdant Works. Further along the coast you can visit beaches at Tentsmuir and at St.Andrews, a medieval town with the 3rd oldest University in Britain, is renowned as the Home of Golf.
Royal Deeside is an hour's drive through dramatic Glenshee where during the winter season hosts one of Scotlands premier Skiing centres. .Attractions include Braemar, Royal Lochnagar Distillery and Balmoral Castle. North West of Blairgowrie is Pitlochry, with its Dam, whisky distilleries and Festival theatre. To the north is Blair Atholl , Blair castle and one of Scotland's most prestigious country stores the House of Bruar. Picturesque vilages such as Dunkeld and Birnam offer interesting day trips with Loch Tay providing a centre for adventure sports . With the capital, Edinburgh only an hour and a half away Blairgowrie is at the heart of Perthshire provides something for everyone , a truly exciting and versatile holiday destination.
Blairgowrie lies on the River Ericht, spreading out from the the centre , known as the Wellmeadow it is located at the centre of Perthshire.
It's growth in the 19th century centred around the textile mills including the Keathbank jute mill, which has the largest water wheel in Scotland. Blairgowrie also became known as the 'Berry Capital of Scotland' providing strawberries and raspberries for the rest of Scotland. Follow the road south of Blairgowrie and you will discover the famous Meikleour Beech Hedges , which is officially recognized as the tallest hedge in the world.
Home of beautiful countryside and great fishing, plenty of rivers and lochs to cast a line into. Blairgowrie and East Perthshire area have no less than six 18- hole and three 9- hole golf courses the quality of which has always been an attraction to golfers. Whatever your age or fitness level has a fantastic range walking excursions including the Cateran Trail a 64 mile circular route starting and finishing from Blairgowrie.
Blairgowrie is the ideal base for an exciting , short break or longer stay.