Outdoor activity breaks in Perthshire

There’s plenty to explore right on your doorstep here at Killin Log Cabins. From hiking to golfing there are many ways to soak up the scenery and enjoy some invigorating highland air during an outdoor Perthshire activity break. Below are some of the top activities in the local area, however this list is far from exhaustive. If you have something specific in mind – just ask!

Killin Golf Club

Just a stones throw away from our cabins this par-five local nine-hole course is a hidden gem. Look forward to a true highland parkland course that will keep you on the toes, there are also terrific views to enjoy between each hole. You can find out more on their website here.

Par 66; SSS 65; 4,987 yards.

The Scottish Crannog Centre

Located at the far end of Loch Tay is this 5 star visitor attraction which gives an engaging insight into life in the Iron Age. There’s various special events on throughout the year and lots for all the family to enjoy. Snacks and refreshments are also available. You can find out more on their website here.

Open daily from the beginning of April to the end of October.

Mains of Taymouth Stables

Enjoy a superb highland hack around the local countryside. All abilities are welcome and it’s a terrific way to explore the area with the help of an experienced guide. There’s also the chance for younger riders to ride a friendly pony. The popular ‘Family Ride’ means that no one feels left out. For the health and well-being of the horses there is a rider weight limit of 95kg / 210lbs / 15 st. Find out more on their website here.

Pony rides for 30mins – Treks – 1 hour & 2 hours

Loch Tay Fish ‘n’ Trips

Self-drive boat hire & guided boat fishing on Loch Tay for salmon (15 Jan – 15 Oct), trout & pike. Find out more on their website here.

Now taking bookings for 2015

Killin Outdoor Centre & Mountain Shop

For the inside guide on all the best walking and hiking routes in the area. You can also hire outdoor equipment including walking shoes and even ice axes. There’s canoe and bike hire too with handy advice on the best places to explore. Find out more on their website here.

Do it Outdoors

Do It Outdoors provides a variety of land based activities that are just that wee bit different. They are located just outside the village of Comrie in Strathearn, which is part of Breadalbane and Perthshire. To find them you drive straight into the popular family destination of Auchingarrich wildlife park or you can visit their website here.

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Highland Safaris

Open All Year

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 and Perthshire’s only Gold and Gem Panning Centre. Relax and enjoy the Highland Safaris café and shop set in a unique and stunning location. A truly authentic discovery of everything that makes Highland Safaris an exceptional destination.

Celebrate Safari Style!
Journey high into the hills with Highland Safaris by Land Rover or 11 seater 6WD off road vehicle ‘the Pinz’ for an exclusive experience, perfect for those looking for a memorable celebration.
Stop at a private Mountain Bothy, perched high on the hill where you can enjoy a delicious picnic or perhaps some bubbly served by your personal kilted Safari Ranger.
Book online at www.highlandsafaris.net or call 01887 820071.

 Donald Red Deer Centre 2014 30th Sept