Dunalastair Estate Holiday Cottages

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Walking, Cycling and Horse-riding


Highland Perthshire is renowned as a wonderful area for walking. There are many places to walk on Dunalastair Estate and in the surrounding area including the Black Wood of Rannoch and, for the more energetic, Schiehallion, a 'munro', half of which belongs to the estate.  The following will be useful:

Black Wood of Rannoch trails

Perthshire Walks - maps and descriptions - Useful resource for finding walks, includes maps.

Pocket Walks booklets - Useful booklets of walks in the area.

There is a folder of walks in each cottage.

Horse Riding

Blair Castle Pony Trekking - A good place for pony trekking. The Centre is approved by the Trekking and Riding Society of Scotland (TRSS), and all the staff are qualified, friendly and familiar with Atholl Estates.  Open beginning of April until end of July.  Pre-booking is essential. Call 01796 481568 or helen@atholl-estates.co.uk for more information.All riders must be aged 12 or over and weigh under 14 stone.

Taymouth Stables, Kenmore - Mains of Taymouth trekking and learning centre is situated in the heart of Scotland with some of the most spectacular views and scenery. 

Phone: 07712 321903 


Rannoch is the venue for part of the Etape Caledonia, an annual cycling event in May in which over 3000 cyclists take part on closed roads.  This is a great cycling area.

Escape Route - Based in Pitlochry - Everything to do with cycling including bike hire.