Apartment | 7 bedrooms | sleeps 15
On the last Saturday in August the Strath Ardle Gathering is held in the village of Kirkmichael - an exciting day out for locals and visitors -
strathardlehighlandgames.org.uk/? Still availability for this weekend!
The apartments are all within the same building. They offer an ideal way of spending time as a group but retaining some space for "time out" if required.
The central hall has a safe place where children can play with the selection of games and toys available.
The area is popular with walkers and those looking for a relaxing time. The Apartments are convenient for skiing at nearby Glenshee,
Only two hours from both Glasgow and Edinburgh a great place for a weekend.
Kirkmichael is on the wonderful Cateran Trail, an old drovers road which passes through some stunning countryside.
Many castles nearby - Balmoral Castle; Scone Palace; Elcho Castle to name but a few.
|Size||Sleeps up to 15, 7 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||70 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Edinburgh 100 km, Nearest railway: Pitlochry 20 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||7 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms of which 4 Family bathrooms, 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, Single beds (14), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 16, Lounge seats for 16|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
|Further details outdoors||
The decked area to the rear of the apartments is a good space for outside entertaining.
The spacious sitting room in Strath Lene can easily seat 10 and there are lots of others occasional chairs for a larger party.
The entire property can be rented and can accommodate about 16.
Short visits [ minimum two nights; three nights High season ] can be booked subject to availability
Friendly welcome and introduction to the property.
Flexible arrival and departure times.
The Tayside/Perthshire region
Kirkmichael is a good base for exploring the Highlands and is close to Perth and the many attractions of the area. The village has three good pub/restaurants and a well stocked village shop which will deliver an
order for your arrival.
Glenshee Ski Centre is just 20 minutes drive away.
The town of Blairgowrie is close by and boasts several excellent golf courses.
Pitlochry is home to the famous theatre which as well as a varied programme of events offers hands on courses.
There is lots to do in the area and there is something for everyone.
Lots of outdoor exciting activities in the area.
Golf - Gleneagles is hour and quarter away. The 40th Ryder Cup will take place at The PGA Centenary Course at Gleneagles from 26 to 28 September, 2014. It will be the first time in more than 40 years that the tournament has been staged in Scotland, The Home of Golf.
White water rafting - lots of fun!
http://www.theraftingcompany.co.uk/index.html The most rafted section of the River Tay is from Aberfeldy to Grandtully. This is a easy, scenic trip but includes some sections of Grade II rapids, plus the final descent of the Grandtully rapids.
Glenshee's impressive 20 lifts and 36 runs offer an amazing diversity of natural terrain for all standards of skiers and snowboarders. Wide range of equipment can be hired.
Beautiful countryside -
www.pkct.org/caterantrail/ - The Cateran Trail is a 63 mile circular walk that passes through the village and offers wonderful views of the Perthshire countryside.
www.cairngorms.co.uk Cairngorms National Park - "is a living, working landscape with wild land at its heart" - Kirkmichael is only a short drive through magnificent scenery from the park.
www.scone-palace.co.uk - Scone Palace - The crowning place of Scottish Kings; set amid beautiful gardens with an adventure playground for the children. There is an exciting programme of events throughout the year.
www.braemargathering.org - Braemar gathering - this annual extravaganza is a memorable occasion always held on the first Saturday in September. Highland dancing;piping;tossing the caber etc.
Queen's View Centre - in the heart of the Tay Forest Park - wonderful views and lots of opportunity to walk and cycle.
www.swt.org.uk/loch-of-the-lowes-visitor-centre - see the web cam at the Loch of the Lowes visitor centre- Ospreys have been nesting here since 1969 - the hides give a wonderful view of their nest. Red squirrels can be seen here too.
www.edradour.co.uk - visit Scotland's smallest distillery for a FREE tour - just outside Ptlochry.
Balmoral Castle - bought by Queen Victoria in 1852 as the Scottish home of the Royal Family - set amid spectacular scenery and a delightful day out from Kirkmichael
www.pitlochry.org.uk - an action packed programme at the famous Pitlochry Festival Theatre - there are also hands on activities - full programme on their web site