All posts by: Patti Booth

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One of the UK’s most challenging cycling races is back for 2020.  Etape Caledonia is an 85 mile journey through Big Tree Country, taking in the wonderful sights of Pitlochry, Aberfeldy and Loch Rannoch – including a steep climb up Schiehallion.  Not quite ready for Schiehallion?  Take on the less intensive 40 mile route.  Slightly […]

If you enjoy a tipple then a trip to Highland Perthshire would not be complete without a visit to Dewar’s Aberfeldy Distillery.  Founded in 1896 by John Dewar & Sons, it officially began whisky production in 1898 and is the only distillery built by the Dewar family.  Drawing water from the Pitilie Burn – because […]

January is a strange month – like a month long hangover after all of the festivities in December.  We all have good intentions to become new and improved versions of ourselves but the short, dark days can make it difficult to get out of a funk.  Particularly if you live in Scotland where daylight hours […]

As Christmas and New Year approach, we’d like to take this opportunity to thank our guests for staying with us this year. It has been wonderful having you all at Brae House B&B and a privilege to be part of your memories. 2020 is shaping up to be a great one in Highland Perthshire and […]

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas.  Okay, maybe just a little like Christmas for those of you not ready to embrace the season yet. One guaranteed way to get in the spirit of things though – a Christmas market!  The smell of delicious food.  The joy of discovering unique, hand-crafted gifts.  The jingles […]

There is something very magical about this time of year in Highland Perthshire.  Think crisp mornings, glistening landscapes and hills capped with fluffy snow.  The heart of Scotland is a literal winter wonderland.  Undoubtedly summer is the most popular season to visit but there is still a lot to love during the colder months. To […]

Hollywood hit Highland Perthshire this week!  Cast and crews from popular TV show ‘Outlander’ were spotted filming scenes for series 5 at The Hermitage in Dunkeld. It’s not the first time Perthshire has provided a backdrop for the show either.  With its mystical scenery and magical landscapes it is the perfect setting for the time-travelling […]