Things To Do In and Around Aberfeldy

Aberfeldy is packed with things to do for the whole family and is perfectly situated for exploring Highland Perthshire.  If you need some assistance to plan your trip, Patti is on hand to make recommendations and help you make the most of your time. 

Heritage

Castle Menzies

A spectacular sixteenth century castle just a mile from Aberfeldy.  Restored in the twentieth century, visitors can tour the museum and explore the gardens.

The Scottish Crannog Centre

An authentic reconstruction of an Iron Age loch-dwelling.  Located on Loch Tay, visitors can experience the life of original Crannog dwellers and take part in demonstrations of textiles, cooking and ancient crafts.

Culture

Birks Cinema

A fully restored art-deco cinema situated in Aberfeldy town square.  Visitors can watch the latest movies and live events in a state of the art auditorium. 

Pitlochry Festival Theatre

Internationally renowned arts theatre based in Pitlochry.  The theatre boasts a unique summer repertoire system that allows visitors to see a different performance every night of the week.

Adventure

Highland Safaris

Highland Safaris in Aberfeldy offer a range of 5 star activities including Land Rover safaris, inspiring walking tours and loch safaris that skim you over the surface of Loch Tay.

Splash White Water Rafting

White water rafting on the River Tay for the wild-at-heart.

Beyond Adventure

Adventurous activities on the River Tay including canoeing, kayaking and paddleboarding.

Food and Drink

Dewar's Aberfeldy Distillery

Producing whisky since 1898, the Aberfeldy distillery is the only Scotch whisky distillery built by the Dewar family.  Visitors can embark on a tour, explore the museum or relax in the Whisky Lounge.  There is also the opportunity to blend and bottle your own Whisky.

Charlotte Flowers Chocolates

Award-winning chocolates made in Acharn on the shore of Loch Tay.  Flavours change throughout the year and are inspired by the Scottish natural landscape.  Chocolate lovers can also take part in chocolate workshops.

The Paper Boat

Lovely coffee shop in Kenmore that serves mouth-watering food made with locally sourced produce.

Iain Burnett The Highland Chocolatier

Award-winning artisan chocolatier based in Grandtully near Aberfeldy.  Guests can visit the exhibition, eat in the Chocolate Lounge or take part in a tasting session.

Habitat Cafe

Artisan coffee shop in Aberfeldy that serves homemade gourmet eats and treats.  Staff are experts in the barista craft - a must visit for coffee lovers.