The Bunkhouse Aberfeldy
The Bunkhouse Aberfeldy is a fantastic accommodation option for everyone. The Bunkhouse Aberfeldy especially great for larger groups due to their maximum capacity of 39 beds over two Bunkhouse units.
The Bunkhouse is situated high on the side of the valley overlooking the scenic town of Aberfeldy as well as Weem, Edradynate, Camserney, Dull, Bolfracks and on good days even the great Loch Tay can be seen from the spectacular location of the Bunkhouse.
The onsite facilities include fully equipped kitchens, bathroom and disabled access wet room/shower room, TV, lounge area, dining area, parking as well as ample outdoor space.
What is there to do In Aberfeldy Area?
Aberfeldy has lots to offer below are just a few.
Outdoor activities with Splash White Water Rafting.
Famous for their rafting but Splash also have other excellent activities, like climbing, Abseiling, Canyoning, Stand up paddle boarding, Ducking, Paintballing and Quad biking.
Rafting with Splash on Scotland’s longest river, the River Tay which can be clearly seen from the Bunkhouse. This rafting experience starts close to our the Bunkhouse in Aberfeldy and follows the river Tay downstream till Grandtully. A must experience when visiting the area.
The Garden itself can be traced back to 1928 and is famous for its collection of rare plants, trees and flowers including many rhododendrons, azaleas, acres, old-fashioned roses. Perfect for an afternoon stroll.
The Watermill is located in the very centre of Aberfeldy and is an award-winning independent bookstore, an art gallery, a design lead homeware store and a restaurant all situated in a converted oatmeal mill. More info here
Take a walk up the Birks of Aberfeldy
“The Birks of Aberfeldy” also known as The falls of Moness, the Birks as it is known locally was made famous by the national poet or bard Mr Robert Burns when in 1787 he penned the song “The Birks of Aberfeldy”. He had such a magical time that he wrote a song about it. Now If that doesn’t inspire you as to the magnificent natural beauty that awaits you at the birks, then nothing will. The walk takes you on a circular path to the top of the Falls, the path is well maintained.
The Menzies castle has been the seat of Clan Menzies for over 500 years and has played its part in the turbulent history of the area. Jacobite rising to housing Polish allied fighter pilots and everything in between. The castle is accessible and spectacular to walk around and experience history live. More info here
Dewars Whiskey Tours
This award-winning whisky distillery and attraction is perfectly located at the entrance to Aberfeldy. The last whisky distillery left in the area, it was founded in 1846 by John Dewar. It has been in the town of Aberfeldy for over 150 years! Dewar’s whisky is world-renowned, they offer a range of tours ranging from the general tour which includes a wee dram to the specialist tours for the whisky connoisseur.
Interesting facts from the Area
Ewan McGregor was born in the Perthshire area.
Pontius Pilate was born in Fortingall just along the road from the Bunkhouse.
JK Rowling’s country retreat is close by at Strathtay ie just down the valley from the Bunkhouse.
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