Sitting in Clover ref: W43225

Killiecrankie, near Pitlochry, Perthshire & Stirling

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4
Sleeps
bedrooms
2
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
1
Bathrooms
Pets
2
Pets allowed
Changover day
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  • Barbecue 
  • Bike Store 
  • Detached Property 
  • Highchair 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Rural Location 
  • Decorated at Christmas 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Open Plan 
  • Parking - On Site 

Description

This detached holiday lodge, with an unusual grass and flower covered roof, enjoys a peaceful, rural setting only 4 miles from the beautiful town of Pitlochry. It shares a communal drive, and is located in a perfect place for exploring this scenic and historical part of the Higlands. Visit the Enchanted Forest, where visitors can experience the spectacular imagery, music and lighting effects of the forest at night, or the Explorers Garden. A trip to the Queen’s View, The Pass or the Soldier’s Leap are within easy reach. There are numerous golf courses, watersports on Loch Faskally and mountain biking available locally. Shop, pub and restaurant 3 miles.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Living/dining room/kitchen. 2 bedrooms: 1 double (5ft), 1 bunk. Wet room with toilet. Most rooms with wooden floors.

First floor

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Economy 7 central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. High chair. Freesat TV. DVD. Stereo/CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Welcome pack.

Miscellaneous

Large enclosed garden. Sitting-out area and furniture. Parking (2 cars). Cycle store. Natural water supply from spring. NB: Stream in garden.
  • Nearest town
  • Shops
  • Distance
  • Restaurant
  • Nearest railway station
  • Pub
  • Railway station distance
  • Lake

About the local area

Stirling is at the centre of the nation's national heritage, and it was here that William Wallace and Robert the Bruce won independence for Scotland. The city and its castle have had a very rich and turbulent past, being the residence of many Scottish Kings and the scene of numerous sieges and famous battles, including the Battle of Stirling Bridge in 1297 and Bannockburn in 1314.

The castle is perched on a rocky crag, elevated above the surrounding countryside and is one of Scotland's grandest. Stirling itself nestles in lowland rolling hills and has a lovely `Old Town' with striking architecture and cobbled streets which wind upwards to the castle. The Old Town Jail is now a fascinating attraction depicting the horrors of life in a 19th century jail, also of interest is the medieval Church of the Holy Rude, where James VI was crowned and John Knox preached.

Stirling is an ideal base from which to explore nearby Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park. The surrounding countryside is lush and fertile with peaceful slopes, rolling countryside and a scattering of town and villages such as the former spa town of Allan Water, with riverside walks and olde worlde charm and Doune with its imposing 14th century castle and award-winning nature reserve.

Perthshire is most definitely the Adventure Capital of Scotland. Here you'll find world class fishing, high level mountain trekking and lower level waymarked forest trails, great on road and off road cycling and superb golf courses. Or maybe try your hand at canyoning, microlight flights or cliff jumping!

Discover a rich diversity of landscapes and habitats that support a range of plants, animals and birds; exceptional woodlands, mighty rivers and high mountains all make this an area a haven for naturists. The River Tay runs through Perthshire to the sea and has internationally important populations of salmon and otters. Many of Perthshire lochs attract breeding pairs of osprey and Loch Leven National Nature Reserve is a magnet for wildfowl. Up in the hills red deer can be heard roaring during the autumn rut.

The small provincial city of Perth is situated on the banks of Tay and has an influential history stretching back over 8,000 years; close by Scone Palace is where many Scottish kings were crowned on the Stone of Destiny. There are many places of interest such as the pretty town of Pitlochry on the river Tummel overlooked by Ben Vrackie; here there are wonderful riverside and woodland walks, also the beautiful Loch Tay near Aberfeldy and Glen Lyon which stretches some 34 miles and has some of Perthshire's finest scenery.

Things to do nearby

Linlithgow Palace

Set in West Lothian and with roots as far back as the 12th century, Linlithgow Palace boasts some amazing scenery making it extremely popular with visitors throughout the year.

Blair Castle

This remarkable 13th Century private home is open to the public and allows visitors to explore its magnificent gardens and grounds.

Moffat Fishery

The flyfishing on offer at the Moffat Fishery is second to none with its peaceful location in the rolling Scottish Borders.

Highland Safaris

For those after something a little different, Highland Safaris provides some of the most exciting and unique safari days and events in central Scotland.

Hopetoun House
Hopetoun House

Set in over 6,500 acres of outstanding natural landscape, Hopetoun House is steeped in family history and displays wonderful architecture with the many scenic walks and trails surrounding it.

Loch Katrine

The best place to enjoy the timeless beauty of the Trossachs is Loch Katrine.

Beatrix Potter Garden

The Beatrix Potter garden located in the Birnham institute, near Dunkeld, is said to be the childhood inspiration to the writing and artwork of Beatrix Potter.

The Black Watch Castle and Museum

This historical military regiment is a great destination for a family day out.

Crieff Visitor Centre

Crieff visitor centre is home to an interesting mixture of attractions.

Scottish Crannog Centre

Who would have thought that sites such as Loch Tay would be hiding early iron-age loch dwellings (Crannogs) deep under the water?!

Aberfoyle to Loch Katrine

This 28 mile round route is excellent for exploring Loch Katrine and the surrounding Queen Elizabeth Forest Park

Scone Palace

Contrary to what its name may lead you to believe, Scone Palace is actually a place rich in history.

Perth Museum and Art Gallery

One of the oldest museums in the U.K., Perth Museum and Art Gallery is the perfect day trip out on one of those famous Scottish rainy days!

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