ACTIVITIES

Foss House is ideally located for those who want to make the most of what the Scottish Highlands has to offer.

The mountain of Schiehallion, which is famous for its breathtaking views across Perthshire, is located ten minutes to the south-west of the house, making it the perfect destination for those who enjoy exploring the outdoors.

Surrounding estates provide a wide range of outdoor sporting activities such as shooting, stalking and fishing. Please contact the hosts for further information regarding this.

The nearby towns of Aberfeldy and Pitlochry provide all necessary amenities with numerous shops, cafes, restaurants and art galleries.

To ensure our guests make the most of their stay in the area, we have picked a handful of local activities that we would recommend:

LOCH TUMMEL
There are plenty of options for water based activities on Loch Tummel and surrounding rivers, including sailing, kayaking, fishing and white water rafting. For more information:
Pitlochry Angling Club
Loch Tummel Sailing Club
Pitlochry Boating Station

DEWAR’S ABERFELDY DISTILLERY
Aberfeldy Distillery has produced the world renowned Dewar’s Scotch Whisky since 1898. The distillery provides an educational insight into the production of this single malt. Visitors have the option of distillery tours, the heritage exhibition, a brand store, cocktail bar and coffee shop. For tailored whisky experiences throughout Scotland, contact Whisky Co.

HIGHLAND SAFARIS
Highland Safaris, winner of the ‘Best Visitor Experience’ in Scotland, combines the new Red Deer Centre with award-winning exhilarating Land Rover safaris, inspiring walking and biking activities, Gold and Gem Panning Centre, and café and gift shop.

QUEEN’S VIEW
One of the most photographed views of Scotland, The Queen’s View overlooks Loch Tummel. As well as a stunning viewpoint overlooking the loch and iconic Schiehallion Mountain, the surrounding area offers beautiful walks for all abilities.

RANNOCH ARCHERY
Located in nearby Kinloch Rannoch, Rannoch Archery is suitable for individuals, small and large groups of all abilities. They provide a mobile archery range, giving you the option to provide archery at the house.

ETAPE CALEDONIA
The Etape Caledonia is an 81 mile cycle challenge that starts and finishes in Pitlochry and takes in the beautiful scenery of Loch Tummel, Rannoch and Schiehallion.

THE ENCHANTED FOREST
The award-winning Enchanted Forest is located in Faskally Wood is known as Scotland’s premier outdoor lights and sounds show. Taking place in October each year, the event  provides an innovative and dazzling performance every evening.

 BLAIR HORSE TRIALS & COUNTRY FAIR
Blair Castle International Horse Trials and Country Fair is Scotland’s leading equestrian event running over four days in August. The Trials comprise various competitive events as well as a large shopping village with over 200 stands.

Foss House, Foss
Pitlochry, Perthshire
PH16 5NQ

ph. 01796 470547

 


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