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The Cow Shed at Lettoch

Certificate of Excellence 2014


Excellent 5/5 Score from 16 reviews

View from The Cow Shed living room acros Glen Garry

Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Not suitable for children
  • No pets allowed
  • Car essential
  • Nearest beach 110km

The Cow Shed ( is an immaculately converted steading attached to Lettoch Farm, in the heart of Highland Perthshire. If you're looking for a 'getaway' experience, fresh air, hills, great walking, cycling, and peace and quiet then this is the place to come. We're located 5 miles north of Pitlochry & 2 miles south of Blair Atholl and sit in an elevated position overlooking Glen Garry. Our holiday let has every modern convenience you could need and provides the perfect retreat to relax in after a day in the hills, or on the bikes, or exploring all that Perthshire has to offer.

Come home, have a warming shower, pour yourself a drink and have a seat on the decking whilst you watch the sunset behind the hills across the glen. Then head inside & crank up the wood burner to spend a cosy night watching a Blu-Ray DVD on our 32” Full HDTV.

Our generously sized double bedroom can be set up with a super kingsize bed or full size twin beds and if the fresh air hasn't already, the memory foam mattress is sure to send you off to a good nights sleep.

The kitchen has a halogen hob and electric oven, microwave and dishwasher. The fridge has a small freezer compartment for the ice cream lovers amongst us! The utility room has a washing machine & tumble dryer & the bathroom has a good electric shower, wash hand basin & WC, with an electric towel radiator.

The bedroom is equipped with an iPod docking station & a 19” flat screen TV.

We, Kirsty & Steve (the owners), live right next door and have a wealth of information about local walks, bike routes and things to do & see in the area. Local knowledge is invaluable to having a great holiday experience and as well as the information provided in the cottage we will gladly talk you through the best of what the area has to offer.

The Cow Shed is available for short breaks from October to April and Saturday to Saturday lets from May to September.

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach St Andrews 110 km
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 3 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Edinburgh Airport 116 km, Nearest railway: Piltochry 8 km
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Shared garden
Access Secure parking

The Tayside/Perthshire region

You'd come to Perthshire, particulalry from Dunkeld northwards, for the scenary, the outdoors, the history & the plentiful suply of visitor attractions. We're only 1 1/2 hours drive from Edinburgh (less from the airport) and Glasgow and yet this is Highland country. Our local hill, Ben y Vrackie, is only just short of Munro status (3,000 ft) and the Beinn a' Ghlo (3 Munro's) & Schiehallion are both wonderful mountains and are above 3,000 feet. There are also limitless low level walking options too, for the tree lovers and those occasional poor weather days. Cycling is great too, both on & off road. Every May Pitlochry hosts the popular Etape Caledonia which sees thousands (literally) of road cyclists partake in a rare 'closed road' cycle race for both the serious & the recreational cyclists. Off-road cycling is abundant too, with miles & miles of land rover tracks to explore and the famous (in MTB circles) Beinn a' Ghlo round rideable from the door.

There's lots to do too. For example: white water rafting, bungee jumping, highland jeep safaris, castle visits, horse riding, golf and 3 of Scotland's 4 ski resorts are all with about an hours drive.


The Pitlochry & Blair Atholl area is a great place to while away a week. Relaxing walks, interesting attractions, great restaurants & coffee shops, and even some good shopping (particualry The House of Bruar).

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Review 1-10 of 16

16 Jun 2014


"Udderly Brilliant"

Sorry for the pun but given the properties name I couldn't resist. Steve and Kirsty have done a great job in creating a wonderful space in which to melt away all the stresses of modern life. The … More

Thank you Alan for your very kind comments. Kirsty & I certainly enjoyed you being here. Please do come back sometime. It would be great to see you & Hilary again.

6 May 2014


"Perfect easter weekend"

My partner and I stayed here for 4 night Thursday to Monday, over the Easter weekend. From initial booking and reading reviews we were fairly confident we had stumbled across an excellent choice. Stev… More

Lorna, we're really pleased you enjoyed your stay at The Cow Shed. It was great having you around. If you do decide to come back come & try out Cow Shed 2 which has been a labour of love for me over the winter and is almost ready for letting and will be (we hope) to the same standards. All the best, Kirsty & Steve.

13 Jan 2014


"Beautiful accommodation with knock-out views!"

We enjoyed a stay at the Cow Shed over a cold but beautifully crisp and sunny January weekend and absolutely loved the place, the setting & the peace and quiet. At the Cow Shed you have both the impre… More

9 Jan 2014


"Highly recommend - we'll be back."

My girlfriend and I stayed at The Cowshed for a week over New Year and we couldn't have picked a better place to get away from it all. A 10 minute drive from Pitlochry, The Cowshed was easy to ge… More

14 Nov 2013


"The Perfect Romantic Bolthole"

The Cow Shed at Lettoch is a luxury hideaway for couples, with panoramic views across Highland Perthshire. We loved our stay in this stylish one-bedroom conversion of a former cow byre. It's re… More

22 Sep 2013



The Cowshed has everything one can possibly ask for in a holiday let and more, the detail and thought that had been put into the planning is just out of this world,the kitchen had everything you need… More

Thanks for your very kind comments Tracy. It makes those long hours over last winter renovating and getting the Cow Shed ready all the more rewarding. Really looking forward to seeing you & Barrie back again next year. All the best, Kirsty & Steve.

2 Sep 2013


"Heaven on a Hill"

'The Cow Shed' is a jaw dropper from the high spec interior to the stunning views from the front decking.No expense has been spared with this property,impressive attention to detail througho… More

Andy & Angela, what can we say but thanks hugely for such nice comments. We're very proud of The Cow Shed. It's really rewarding to get lots of great comments and will motivate me to do just as good on job on Cow Shed 2 this winter. Would be great to see you back and you might just drag me out on my bike next time!

22 Aug 2013


"Perfect in every way."

Have just returned from a weeks stay at The Cow Shed where we had a wonderful holiday. The warm welcome and fresh baked goods waiting for us on our arrival, the immaculate accommodation, the most well… More

Jenny, thank you for your kind comments and yes please do come back. Hopefully with the Cow Shed and Cow Shed 2 up and running we should have plenty of availability. Promise I won't ask Andy to help me decorate Cow Shed 2 :-)

10 Aug 2013



We stayed at The Cow Shed for two nights in early August and really wish we could have stayed longer.The Cow Shed itself is beautifully decorated and very homely. Steve and Kirsty really have thought … More

9 Aug 2013


"Luxury Cow Shed!"

What a fantastic place. Everything you could possibly need or want in a self-catering house and more. The quality runs throughout, from the freshly baked bread to greet your arrival to the most comfor… More

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