Chill or Thrill around Loch Earn

Choose Achray House Hotel for a romantic Scottish get-away or a thrilling week of activities. Relax in front of a fire with direct view of Loch Earn. Embark on a "Whisky Journey" or sample our popular Gin collection. Stroll around St Fillans Perthshire, to admire traditional buildings, the war memorial on East Loch Earn or test your landscape photography abilities.

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Touring and Sightseeing

St Fillans Perthshire is only 12 miles from The Famous Grouse Experience. In summer the Breadalbane ring bus offers half-day touring. Unspoilt habitats with birds of prey, red deer, white fronted geese and red squirrels are often spotted around Loch Earn. St Fillans’ Hydro power station was built in 1957, a trail-blazer in its time. Dundurn parish church (1879) is a short walk away. Neish island, the man-made island in Loch Earn right in front of the Achray House, is reportedly the scene of “Macnab’s Revenge”. Geocaching enthusiasts can access 1000 caches within 25 miles.

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Walking and cycling around Loch Earn

Numerous low level walks are accessible from the Achray House through St Fillans, or go on the brand new cycle lane for a stroll or cycle of 5 miles to Comrie. Walks include: riverside walk (2 km), South Loch Earn walk (3 km), Dunfillan hill (5.5 km) past ruins of the old chapel and burial ground, Glen Goinean Intake Dam walk (5.5. km), Old Morell Village Ruins (4 km) and Scree walk (2.6 km - climbing to about 140 m).

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Munros accessible from St Fillans

For the more adventurous, about 50 Munros (mountains over 1000 m) are within an hour’s drive from St Fillans Perthshire. Ben Chonzie, North of Crieff, is accessible from tracks on the West. Ben Lawyers offer about 7 Munros, connected along the north banks of Loch Tay. The Schiehallion is another popular climb, easily accessible with spectacular views.

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Golfing near the Achray House Hotel

St Fillans golf club, in conjunction with Comrie, Crieff (Dornock), Killin and Muthill golf clubs offers 18 hole rounds, at any 3 of the clubs, for £45. Valid until 31 October; advance booking recommended. An additional 35 golf courses are accessible within an hour of St Fillans.

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Water Sports on Loch Earn

The annual Great Lochearnhead Rowing Race, in March/April, finishes at the Achray House Hotel every year. Watersport enthusiasts can rent boats from the nearby Drummond Estate. We're also privileged in having access to a qualified canoeing guide, for individuals or couples. Contact us for details.

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