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Perthshire's towns and villages


The spa town of Crieff continues to attract people to its welcoming High Street and variety of attractions.

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A tourist town since Victorian times, the spa town of Crieff continues to attract people to its welcoming High Street and variety of attractions. Home to the oldest distillery in Scotland, the huge Crieff Hydro Hotel and Waterford Crystal Centre, as well as large array of shops and eateries. Crieff's location at the heart of Strathearn offers plenty of adventure activities.
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Segway, Zipwire and Offroad at Action Glen 

Action Glen, part of the Crieff Hydro Hotel Grounds, offers a plethora of family-friendly activities, with a huge choice of adrenaline-inducing options. 

Skate at Crieff Skatepark 

Not too far from the town centre, Crieff's Skatepark offers a good selection of blocks and banks, plus a bowl. 

Climb at Bennybeg 

A highly popular sport climbing spot with a huge array of routes of all grades and easy access. 

For climbing instruction or birthday parties: 

Wee Adventures

Stand Up Paddleboard up a River 

At nearby Loch Fruechie, combine a trip on this magnificent Loch with a paddle up and down the meandering River Quaich. 

For stand up paddleboarding: 

Paddlesurf Scotland

Kayaking on the River Earn 

Exploring one of the largest rivers in Perthshire, touring to Crieff or starting from town. 

For guided trips: 

Outdoor Explore

Local Walks 

The Knock is the wooded hill that stands guard over the town of Crieff. The climb to the top is short but steep and reveals excellent and extensive views across Strath Earn; it is the prelude to this very pleasant waymarked circuit 

Event: Drovers Tryst Walking Festival 

Every October this Week long event attracts walkers from all over the country, with Guided Munro bagging, historical walks, talks and more. 

Event: Kids Week in Crieff (KWIC) 

KWIC starts off with Crieff Gala Day in July and is aimed at all ages of kids (from tots to teens) and is an all-inclusive, intergenerational, week-long event held in various venues throughout Crieff.


Craobh offers some great takes on classic meals.

The Rhubarb Cafe is a cosy, family friendly favourite.

Delvino has great Italian food for all tastes, right in the town centre.


Loch Monzieaird Luxury Lodges is situated in a stunning lochside location, with full kitchens and a secluded location to enjoy.

Crieff Hydro Hotel is a grand, Victorian institution and Crieff's reason for becoming a popular resort. With swimming pools, adventure park and more, it's a destination in itself.

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