There’s a guest library of books, maps and local tourist information for you to browse through in the guest sitting room and Chris and Rachel are very happy to help you plan your trip, a day out, book supper, organise a taxi and share their local knowledge to help you make the most of your time in Highland Perthshire.
Please don’t hesitate to get in touch. Here are some useful starting points:
Found in the Town Square on the first Sunday of each month from April – October between 10am and 2pm. Local food, art and craft stalls.
A delightful homeware and lifestyle brand. You will see many Homer touches here at Ballintaggart. Handpicked pieces and a mix of vintage and new furniture, quirky accessories and contemporary soft furnishings.
Scottish tweed and tailoring with art, letterpress and design by Ryan Hannigan.
Charming bookshop, café and gallery in a converted oatmeal mill in Aberfeldy.
Scottish country clothing specialists and an extensive food hall which is hard to resist.
Chic homeware, furniture, accessories and jewellery.
Plays, musicals, comedy, ceilidhs and concerts.
A community run, single-screen cinema.
Britain’s biggest outdoor sound and light show takes place annually and is set in Faskally Woods.
Annual arts festival with concerts, open mic, workshops, talks and music sessions.
Annual nine day event where artists and makers throughout Perthshire and Kinross-Shire open their studios and workshops to the public.
Outdoor activities including canyoning, river tubing, white water rafting, gorge walking, Highland games, quad biking, clay pigeon shooting and paintballing.
Explore the wonderful juniper woodland which has been designated as a Site of Specific Scientific Interest.
Lovely village, home to Blair Castle and a must visit working watermill dating back to 1590s. Don’t miss the daily baked scones, cakes, bread and bagels.
The River Tay, Scotland’s longest river is fantastic for both whitewater kayaking and for canoe touring.
The UK’s leading closed road sportive taking in 81 miles of stunning Highland scenery.
Extensive woodland paths and picnic spots with loch side views and wildlife.
Fishing and shooting
Permits for local salmon and trout fishing alongside world-class shooting and stalking on the neighbouring Kinnaird and Grandtully estates can be arranged. Please let us know on booking or arrival so we can make arrangements for you.
Beautiful hamlet and home to the 5000 year old Fortingall Yew, the oldest living thing on Earth next door to the Fortingall Inn if you’re in need of a light lunch or liquid refreshment!
Scotland’s largest glen, the charming Post office and Tea Room at Bridge of Balgie makes a great stop off for coffee and cake.
Our most local, characteristically scenic, golf courses are: Strathtay, Mains of Taymouth (Kenmore), Aberfeldy and Pitlochry.
Landrover safaris, red deer centre and trail centre for walking and bikes.
Small village where Loch Tay meets the River Tay, boat hire, pretty beach and views.
15 of the best tree and woodland sights throughtout Perthshire, a perfect way to see some of Scotalnd’s finest woodlands.
A gentle stroll on a forest trail, a Munro or two or anything in between. There are an abundance of walks to suit all levels from Ballintaggart Farm and the surrounding areas. The Forestry Commission website gives comprehensive details of forest trails. Ballintaggart Farm is also an easy journey to many munros and corbetts - Schiehallion, Ben Lawers, Ben Vrakie and many other hills. Let your adventures start here.
To make it easy for you to explore, two trek bikes are permanently available for guests to hire and use during their stay. Each bike costs just £25/day and includes a helmet, cycling rucksack, spares and maps. Available on a first come, first served basis. Access to the Loch to Glens (North) route 7 of The National Cycle Network is found at bottom of our track.
If you'd like to explore off road with the help of a brilliant guide, this can also be arranged.
Open canoeing, double and single kayaks, motor boats, paddle boards, catamaran sailing boars and water trampoline all available for use (by the hour) here. There’s also a 40ft sauna if you prefer to relx and take in the views.
Food and drink
Speciality coffee roasters and micro roaster in Aberfeldy.
One of the smallest distilleries in Scotland, this unique farm distillery has been producing handmade single malt since 1825.
Artisan chocolatier Iain Burnett makes exquisite truffles, pralines and Florentines. Don’t miss the gourmet hot chocolate in next door café Legends.
Our nearest pub with cosy bar, riverside terrace, log burners and a selection of over 40 malts, craft beers and cask ales from nearby Inveralmond Brewery.
Our favourite place for wood fired pizzas.
A five star experience with stunning views of the Tummel Valley, a brasserie and fine dining options.