A peaceful, romantic hideaway in Highland Perthshire at Dull; this secluded annex suite has a private entrance and garden. Stylishly decorated with a mix of new and vintage finds, The Stag's Rest has it all: a super-king bed, luxury linens and a cute and comfortable lounge to relax in after a days exploring. A delicious continental breakfast box is included. There is not a full kitchen. Walk down to Highland Safaris, visit Loch Tay and 5 minutes drive to Aberfeldy's shops, pubs, cafes etc
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Built in 1898, Drumdewan Farmhouse is part of a former traditional farmstead located in the ancient parish of Dull. A peaceful, quiet location it nestles below the hill known as Rock of Dull and has panoramic views along the beautiful Tay River valley. To get the most from your stay a car is necessary as there are very few buses.
Some guests have said it is a romantic setting and one couple choose to get engaged whilst staying. At the rear of the property The Stag's Rest has its own front door and offers complete privacy. Looking out over its pretty garden area it has lovely views towards the larch clad slopes of Dull Woods. A table and chairs have been provided so you can sit outside and enjoy the scenery or weather permitting breakfast!
Inside there is a large bedroom, ensuite bathroom with over bath shower and a cute and cosy little lounge with TV. Eclectically decorated with a stylish mix of new and vintage finds, there is everything you could need for a comfortable stay.
The spacious bedroom has a super-king bed with luxury linens. There is large wardrobe for longer stays and an iron and hairdryer if you need them.
In the lounge there is a small 'kitchen' area with everything you would need to make a hot drink or light snack. A kettle, toaster, coffee maker have been provided, plus a small selection of crockery/cutlery (please note there are no cooking facilities or sink). There is also a small fridge with fresh milk, fresh fruit and biscuits.
A continental breakfast is included in your stay and a breakfast box full of delicious items will be delivered to your door.
The Stag's Rest is in a wonderful rural location but there are activities right on the doorstep. Meet Yum Yum the tame red deer at the bottom of the garden, walk or cycle direct from the door or stroll down to Highland Safaris where you can book a Scottish wildlife safari, hire mountain bikes, go 4x4 driving or just take it easy, do some shopping and indulge in the wonderful homemade food and local Glen Lyon coffee.
Only 3 miles away is the delightful town of Aberfeldy with a good range of shops, restaurants and an independent art deco cinema. The stunning scenery of Kenmore, Loch Tay with boat trips and Glen Lyon are a short drive away or visit the well known tourist town of Pitlochry and enjoy a show at the Festival Theatre or visit the Enchanted Forest light show in October/November.
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Meet Yum Yum the tame red deer at the bottom of the garden. He loves to have his head stroked.
You don’t have to drive! Stroll down the lane to Highland Safaris. Meet some deer, enjoy a Scottish wildlife safari, hire mountain bikes, go 4x4 driving, have a go at gold panning or just take it easy, do some shopping and indulge in the wonderful homemade food and Glen Lyon coffee.
Highland Safaris also offer a boat trip on Loch Tay in their custom built boat, Lolaire.
Walks: There are some lovely walks available straight from the door. Please ask if you’d like directions. A map is available in the information box.
Only 3 miles away and has a good range of shops, restaurants and services. including a doctors surgery, dentist and chemist.
The Co-op is the nearest supermarket and petrol station, 0600 – 2300 hours. It also has a cash point.
The Birks Cinema: I highly recommend a visit to our fantastic local cinema where, as well as enjoying the latest films, you can buy an alcoholic drink, coffee or piece of cake and take them into the auditorium with you!
The Birks: A lovely circular walk following the burn and falls, immortalised by Robbie Burns. See if you can see him sitting on the bench near the burn.
Watermill Bookshop: Named by the New Yorker as one the 75 greatest bookshops in the world; this independent bookshop was opened by Michael Palin in 2005. It has a great selection of books, maps, music. Hosts art exhibitions and has a cosy cafe.
Dewars Whisky Distillery: Has an award winning visitor experience, stylish café and whisky emporium where you can buy a bottle of Aberfeldy Whisky to take home with you.
Breadalbane Community Campus: Our local school and community hub. The public are very welcome to use the swimming pool, gym, squash courts, climbing wall and library. Timetables available online.
Putting Green: Just over Wades Bridge – open during summer months.
Aberfeldy also has tennis courts, a bowling green and golf course.
Fancy a little excitement? There are number of local companies providing a wide range of adrenaline fuelled adventure including: rafting, kayaking, paddle boarding, canyoning and bungee jumping.
Visit historic Castle Menzies, just down the road on the way to Aberfeldy or just enjoy a walk in Weem Wood next to it.
Cluny Gardens: An alpine garden and the best place to see red squirrels.
Karelia House: Only 1.5miles away. A huge selection of knitting and sewing materials and of course another super café.
Or head towards beautiful Glen Lyon and its famous teashop, stopping at Keltneyburn Smithy and Gallery to see imaginative sculptures made from scrap metal. The attractive village of Fortingall is en-route and has supposedly, the oldest yew tree in the world.
A very attractive village and beach / picnic area at the end of Loch Tay.
Crannog Centre: A reconstructed iron age thatched roundhouse on the shore of Loch Tay. Explore the roundhouse, visit the museum and experience iron age life and customs.
Loch Tay Marina: Smart waterfront restaurant, watersports hire and lessons. Or relax in the Hot Box sauna and cool off by sliding into the Loch!
Acharn Falls: A circular walk round the some beautiful waterfalls. You pass by Charlotte Flowers’ house, who produces exquisite chocolates using wild plants she picks along the falls.
Mains of Taymouth: Shop selling local produce and gifts, casual restaurant and riding stables.
Watch kayakers and canoeists practice their skills on the Grandtully rapids whilst sipping drinks or having a bite to eat on the deck at the Inn On The Tay.
Across the road is Iain Burnett, The Highland Chocolatier where you can see his award winning chocolate sculptures, visit the café or just indulge your sweet tooth by buying some chocolates. Mmmmmm
A real tourist town. If you are want postcards (does anyone still send them?), tartan souvenirs, a toy Highland coo, or charity shops then this the place to go.
However, it does have the wonderful Festival Theatre so you could book a matinee or night out. Next to the theatre is the Explorer’s Garden.
Lots to do near Pitlochry including: walking in Faskally Woods which is the setting for the magical Enchanted Forest – an annual event which lights up the forest. In the summer you can hire a rowing boat, visit the dam and fish ladder, bungee jump, go to the Queen’s View and of course more distilleries, Eradour and Blair Athol.
Blair Castle and Grounds: Definitely worth a visit and a lovely place for a walk.
Afterwards indulge in some retail therapy or have a quick bite to eat at House Of Bruar (the Harrods of Scotland) with clothes, food and so much more. (So many delicious and gorgeous things but make sure you have your credit card with you!)